Lena Headey

Actress / Voice Actress / Film Actress | * 10/03/1973 (48) | Hamilton (Bermuda)
Lena Kathren Headey ( LEE-nə HEE-dee; born 3 October 1973) is an English actress. She gained international recognition and acclaim for her portrayal of Cersei Lannister on the HBO epic fantasy drama series Game of Thrones (2011–2019), for which she received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award nomination. Headey made her film debut in the mystery drama Waterland (1992). She continued to work steadily in British and American films and on television, before gaining further recognition with her lead performances in the films The Brothers Grimm (2005) and 300 (2007). Her other film credits include The Remains of the Day (1993), The Jungle Book (1994), Mrs Dalloway (1997), Ripley's Game (2002), ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Lena Headey

MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress 2x Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

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Movies with Lena Headey as Actress(59)

as Sikes2021 Twist
as Scarlet2021 Gunpowder Milkshake
as Gypsy Moon2021 Nine Bullets
as Jacqueline Ess2021 Jacqueline Ess
as Rita2021 Rita
as Wendy2019 The Flood
2019 The Crystal Calls - Making The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
as Julia "Sweet Saraya" Knight2019 Fighting With My Family
as Miss Winters2018 Walk Like a Panther
as Actress #62018 Leading Lady Parts
as Ellen2017 Thumper
as Lady Catherine de Bourgh2016 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
as Herself - Narrator (voice)2015 Unity
as Jeannie Ellis2015 Zipper
as Sheila Albany2014 Low Down
as Herself (archive footage)2014 Lennon or McCartney
as Queen Gorgo2014 300: Rise of an Empire
as Mary Sandin2013 The Purge
as Ma-Ma2012 Dredd
as Shannah2010 Pete Smalls Is Dead
as Cindy2009 Laid to Rest
as Elizabeth2009 Tell-Tale
as Käthe2008 The Red Baron
as Gina McVey2008 The Broken
as Mom2008 Whore
as DI Annette Ballard2007 The Contractor
as Miss Dickinson2007 St. Trinian's
as Queen Gorgo2007 300
as Penny / Ultra2006 Ultra
as Angelika2005 The Brothers Grimm
as Luce2005 Imagine Me & You
as Girlfriend2005 Round About Five
as Dr. Kathryn Jennings2005 The Cave
as Dolores2003 The Actors
as Sarah Trevanny2002 Ripley's Game
as Lady Matilda Mellerby2002 Black Plague
as Blanche Glover2002 Possession
as Ava Wigram2002 The Gathering Storm
as Emma2001 The Parole Officer
as Kaisa2000 Aberdeen
as Allison2000 Ropewalk
as Cathy Jones2000 Gossip
as Olga1999 Onegin
as Window-dresser1999 Inside-Out
as Sylvia Weld1998 Twice Upon a Yesterday
as Young Sally1997 Mrs. Dalloway
as Connie1997 Face
as Sarah1995 Loved Up
as Cleo Coal1995 The Grotesque
as Elise Moran1994 MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday
as Ellie1994 Fair Game
as Katherine 'Kitty' Brydon1994 The Jungle Book
as Margaret1993 The Summer House
as Miriam1993 Century
as Young Mary1992 Waterland

TV Shows/Series with Lena Headey as Actress(21)

as Evil-Lyn (voice)2021 Masters of the Universe: Revelation
as Dorothy Hunt2021 The White House Plumbers
as Morgana (voice)2020 Wizards: Tales of Arcadia
as Maudra Fara2019 The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
as Amelia / Teacher (voice)2019 Infinity Train
as The Conductor / Amelia (voice)2019 Infinity Train
as herself2018 Sally4Ever
as Guinevere2013 Unbreakable Machine-Doll
as Cersei Lannister2011 Game of Thrones
as Guest Judge2009 RuPaul's Drag Race
as Sally2009 White Collar
as Ruby Ryder2004 The Long Firm
as herself2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!
as Steph Reynolds1997 The Hunger
as Jenny Clark1996 Ballykissangel
as Natasha Jackson1995 Kavanagh QC
as Colette1995 Band of Gold
as Emily Goodman1991 Spender

Movies with Lena Headey as Crew(4)

Production/Executive Producer2021 Rita
Directing/Director2019 The Trap
Writing/Writer2019 The Trap
Production/Executive Producer2019 The Flood

Additional Information

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Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Wednesday, 10/03 1973 (October) in Hamilton (Bermuda) (current age: 48 years + 18 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Shelley College
Spouses (current/former): Peter Loughran
Other names for Lena Headey (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"레나 헤디"
"Λίνα Χίντι"
"Лина Хиди"
Lena Headey frequently works together with these people:
Dee D (10x, Crew)
Mark Strong (8x, Actor)
Matt Schichter (7x, Crew)
Garret Dillahunt (6x, Actor)
Zack Snyder (5x, Crew)
Marc Guggenheim (5x, Crew)
Thomas Guard (5x, Crew)
Ian Whyte (5x, Actor)
Charles Guard (5x, Crew)
Julia Davis (5x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:24, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/15/2021