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Lena Headey

1973-10-03 Hamilton, Bermuda

Image of Lena Headey


Lena Kathren Headey (born 3 October 1973) is a British 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), Imagine Me & You (2005), Dredd (2012), The Purge (2013), 300: Rise of an Empire (2014), Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016), and Fighting with My Family (2019). Outside of film, Headey starred as Sarah Connor in the science fiction television series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008–2009) and had a recurring role as Amelia Hughes in the animated web series Infinity Train (2019–2021). She provided voices for the role-playing video game Risen (2009) and the video game tie-in film Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016), as well as the animated series Danger Mouse (2015–2017) and Trollhunters (2017–2018), and puppet-animated series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2019).


9 Bullets Gypsy Moon 2022-04-14
DC League of Super-Pets Lara (voice) 2022-07-27
Gunpowder Milkshake Scarlet 2021-07-14
Twist Sikes 2021-01-22
Fighting with My Family Julia 'Sweet Saraya' Knight 2019-02-14
Game of Thrones: The Last Watch Self 2019-05-26
The Flood Wendy 2019-06-17
Walk Like a Panther Miss Winters 2018-03-09
Leading Lady Parts Actress #6 2018-03-08
Thumper Ellen 2017-04-20
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Lady Catherine de Bourgh 2016-02-04
Zipper Jeannie Ellis 2015-08-28
Game of Thrones The IMAX Experience Cersei Lannister 2015-01-29
Unity Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
300: Rise of an Empire Queen Gorgo 2014-03-05
Low Down Sheila Albany 2014-01-19
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box Monica 2013-12-05
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Jocelyn Fray 2013-08-21
The Purge Mary Sandin 2013-05-31
Grimm Fairy Tales Animated Sela Mathers 2012-10-15
Dredd Ma-Ma 2012-09-07
Pete Smalls Is Dead Shannah 2010-09-17
Tell-Tale Elizabeth 2009-04-24
Laid to Rest Cindy 2009-03-18
Der rote Baron Käthe 2008-03-29
The Broken Gina McVey 2008-11-15
Whore Mom 2008-10-20
300 Gorgo 2007-03-07
St. Trinian's Miss Dickinson 2007-12-21
The Contractor DI Annette Ballard 2007-07-10
Imagine Me & You Luce 2006-01-27
Ultra Penny / Ultra 2006-09-01
The Brothers Grimm Angelika 2005-08-26
Round About Five Girlfriend 2005-08-28
The Cave Dr. Kathryn Jennings 2005-08-26
The Actors Dolores 2003-03-16
Ripley's Game Sarah Trevanny 2002-09-02
Possession Blanche Glover 2002-08-16
The Gathering Storm Ava Wigram 2002-04-22
Anazapta Lady Matilda Mellerby 2002-12-01
The Parole Officer Emma 2001-08-10
Aberdeen Kaisa 2000-09-08
Gossip Cathy Jones 2000-04-21
Onegin Olga 1999-12-22
Inside-Out Window-dresser 1999-01-01
The Man with Rain in His Shoes Sylvia Weld 1998-11-27
Face Connie 1997-09-26
Mrs. Dalloway Young Sally 1997-09-01
The Grotesque Cleo Coal 1995-09-09
Band of Gold Colette 1995-03-12
Loved Up Sarah 1995-08-21
Fair Game Ellie 1994-06-11
The Jungle Book Katherine 'Kitty' Brydon 1994-12-23
MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday Elise Moran 1994-11-24
The Summer House Margaret 1993-12-21
The Remains of the Day Lizzie 1993-11-05
Century Miriam 1993-12-31
Waterland Young Mary 1992-08-21
Ballistic Nance Redfield
Ballerina Overdrive
Jacqueline Ess Jacqueline Ess
Rita Rita