Australian actress Virginia Robyn Hey was born on June 19, 1952 in Sydney. She spent her childhood in her hometown, but was also in London, England in her later years. She entered the entertainment industry as a fashion model, after being discovered standing on a bus stop on the way to art class. Soon, she made appearances on several magazine covers. She soon worked on a career in acting, starring on numerous television ads, films and shows.
In 1981, she was cast in her first feature film, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior. This was followed by a supporting role in the Henri Safran comedy Norman Loves Rose. In 1984, Virginia Hey starred in 14 episodes of the series Prisoner, playing Leigh Templar. She was next seen on the series Timeslip, Big Deal, and the miniseries Mussolini: The Untold Story. In 1986, she was given a role in the adventure film Castaway, starring Oliver Reed and Amanda Donohoe. She then rose to fame as a Bond girl in the James Bond film The Living Daylights, playing Rubavitch alongside Timothy Dalton. In 1988, she was cast in an episode of the series Mission: Impossible, and was soon seen in Dolphin Cove and E Street. Hey followed this up with 1994’s Signal One. Her television credits include Australian soap operas like Paradise Beach in 1993, the series Flipper in 1996, Pacific Drive, and Roar in 1997. She was also seen in Home and Away and All Saints, but is best known for her appearance on Farscape. Hey played the blue priestess Pa’u Zotoh Zhaan on the popular science fiction program, and voiced the character in the videogame Farscape: The Game in 2002. Zhaan was a 812 year old prisoner, accused of killing her lover, a fellow Delvian priest. She soon found herself at peace and in control, and was soon released from the prison Moya. Virginia Hey is also an equestrian, as well as a perfumer and package designer in the United States.