Lena Headey

 

Date Of Birth

October 3, 1973
 

Biography

Lena Headey got her first break when, after appearing in a school production at the Royal National Theatre, she was cast in the 1991 film Waterland. She has since appeared in films such as Possession, Gossip, Aberdeen, and the Oscar-nominated 1993 film The Remains of the Day.

Headey's later, more known roles include that in the 2005 film The Brothers Grimm (opposite Matt Damon and Heath Ledger) and the 2006 hit 300. American audiences also know her more for the Fox series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, where she played the title role for two seasons from 2008. She currently stars in the HBO series Game of Thrones.
 

Place of Birth

Bermuda
 

Birth Name

Lena Headey
 

Gender

Female
 

Fun Facts

None
 

Awards

- Brussels European Film Festival, Best Actress, 2001 (for Aberdeen)
 

Filmography

FILM:
- Waterland (1992)
- The Remains of the Day (1993)
- Century (1993)
- The Jungle Book (1994)
- Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets (1995)
- Face (1997)
- Mrs. Dalloway (1997)
- Twice Upon A Yesterday (1998)
- Inside-Out (1999)
- Onegin (1999)
- Ropewalk (2000)
- Gossip (2000)
- Aberdeen (2000)
- The Parole Officer (2001)
- Anazapta (2002)
- Possession (2002)
- Ripley's Game (2002)
- The Actors (2003)
- No Verbal Response (2003)
- The Cave (2005)
- The Brothers Grimm (2005)
- Round About Five (2005)
- Imagine Me & You (2005)
- Vacancy (2006)
- 300 (2006)
- St. Trinian's (2007)
- The Broken (2008)
- The Red Baron (2008)
- Whore (2008)
- Laid to Rest (2009)
- Tell Tale (2009)
- Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010)

TELEVISION:
- How We Used To Live (recurring, 1993)
- Soldier Soldier (recurring, 1993)
- Band of Gold (recurring, 1996-1997)
- Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (regular, 2008-2009)
- Game of Thrones (regular, 2011-present)
 

Nickname

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Height

5' 5 1/2"
 

Quotes

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