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Lena Headey

Lena Headey
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Birth Date

October 3, 1973


47 years old


United Kingdom

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color



5 ft 5.5 in | 166 cm

Net Worth

$9 Million

Body Measurements

33-24-33 in | 84-61-84 cm


54 kg | 119 pounds

Bra Size


Shoe size

7.5 US | 38 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Lena Kathren Headey was born in Hamilton, Bermuda, on October 3, 1973, is an English actress.

Young Lena Headey first started acting during her years at Shelley College, in a school production at the Royal National Theatre in London, at the age of 17.

She made her big screen debut in British mystery drama film Waterland (1992) in role as Young Mary, at the age of 19.

Her breakthrough performance came as Queen Gorgo in epic historical fantasy war movie 300 (2007) opposite Gerard Butler.

New Movies

Gunpowder Milkshake (2021) action thriller in role as Scarlet, opposite Karen Gillan and Carla Gugino

Twist (2020) drama in role as Sikes, with Tanya Burr and Rita Ora

The Flood (2019) drama in role as Wendy, opposite Ivanno Jeremiah and Mandip Gill

Fighting with My Family (2019) biographical sports comedy drama in role as Julia "Sweet Saraya" Knight, opposite Dwayne Johnson and Florence Pugh

Best Movies

The Brothers Grimm (2005) adventure fantasy opposite Matt Damon and Heath Ledger

Dredd (2012) science fiction action with Karl Urban

The Red Baron (2008) biographical action opposite Joseph Fiennes and Matthias Schweighöfer

The Broken (2008) horror in role as Gina McVey

The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013) fantasy adventure with Sam Neill and Michael Sheen

The Purge (2013) horror thriller with Ethan Hawke

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013) fantasy drama with Lily Collins

300: Rise of an Empire (2014) epic historical fantasy war with Eva Green

Low Down (2014) drama music with Elle Fanning and Peter Dinklage

Zipper (2015) political thriller with Patrick Wilson

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016) historical action comedy horror opposite Lily James

Ripley's Game (2002) thriller opposite John Malkovich

The Contractor (2007) action thriller with Wesley Snipes

Gossip (2000) psychological thriller with Kate Hudson and Norman Reedus

Thumper (2017) drama thriller with Eliza Taylor

TV Shows

She was nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and a Golden Globe Award for her role as Queen Cersei Lannister in HBO fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones (2011–2019).

She portrayed Colette in television crime drama series Band of Gold (1996–1997).

She played Sarah Connor in science fiction television series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008–2009).

She voiced Morgana / The Pale Lady in Netflix anime fantasy television series Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia (2017–2018).

She voiced Maudra Fara in Netflix dark fantasy adventure web television series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2019).

She voiced Morgana in animated fantasy limited series Wizards (2020).

She voiced Evil-Lyn in Netflix Original anime series Masters of the Universe: Revelation (2020).


She took ballet lessons as a child.

Has one younger brother, Tim.

Practices yoga and boxing.

Loves horror movies.

Has two dogs.

She voiced Lunafreya Nox Fleuret in computer animated fantasy film Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016).

Close friends with Piper Perabo, Pedro Pascal and Peter Dinklage.

Supports the LGBT rights organisation NOH8.

Featured in music video for Ilya "Bellissimo" (2004) and Kasabian "Ill Ray (The King)" (2017).

Lives in East Dulwich, London, England.


She dated Johnny Cicco (2004-2007), Jerome Flynn (2002-2003) and Jason Flemyng (1994-2003).

She was married to musician Peter Loughran (2007-2012), they have a son.

She married director Dan Cadandaughter in 2018, they have a daughter.

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