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PERSONAL DATA OF LENA HEADEY
Age: 47 years old
Height: 166 cm
Born in: Hamilton, Bermuda
Born on: 03/10/1973
BIOGRAPHY OF LENA HEADEY
Lena Headey, known in the registry as the middle name Kathren, was born on October 3, 1973 in Hamilton, in the Bermuda Islands, but a few years after his birth the family returned to England, where he moved first to Somerset and then to West Yorkshire. Here Lena remained until she was seventeen, when she decided to go to London to perform in the productions of the Royal National Theater. During one of these performances she is noticed by a casting man who offers her a role in the film Waterland (1992) with Jeremy Irons and a young man Ethan Hawke. After a small role in the Oscar nominee What remains of the day (1993) by James Ivory, the first US production film arrives for Headey, Mowgli – The Jungle Book (1994), in which she plays the beautiful Kitty, very attached to the jungle boy. After tiling Vanessa Redgrave in Mrs. Dalloway (1997), returns to Europe for the), starring him in Twice yesterday (1998) and to join the cast of Onegin (1999) together with Ralph Fiennes is Liv Tyler.
The new millennium opens with a dramatic film, Gossip (2000), which sees the actress, James Marsden is Norman Reedus as three student roommates grappling with a thesis on gossip, which will lead to a series of events, uncovering a long-hidden truth. The following year she was awarded the Silver Iris Award for Best Actress for Interpretation in Aberdeen, in which he is the protagonist together with Stellan Skarsgård. Active since the early 1990s on the small screen, Headey plays the role of Ginevra in the miniseries Merlin (1998) and takes part in the biographical telefilm Impending war (2002), focusing on the life of Winston Churchill.
Also in 2002 he is in the cast of two film adaptations: he is at the center of a homosexual love triangle in the dramatic Possession – A romantic story, based on the 1990 novel of the same name, and in the thriller Ripley’s Game, inspired by “The American Friend” by Patricia Highsmith. In 2005 he is three times at the cinema with films of different genres: in horror The Devil’s Hideout – The Cave she is an American scientist engaged in the exploration of a cave system in Romania; in fantasy The Brothers Grimm and the Charming Witch of Terry Gilliam is the huntress Angelika; finally, in sentimental comedy Imagine Me and You she is Luce, the flower girl that the new bride Rachel will fall in love with.
In 2007 she received one of the roles that consecrates her to success, that of Regina Gorgo in 300 of Zack Snyder, a role he will reprise in the sequel 300 – Rise of an Empire (2014). This character makes her known in the cinema scene and to the general public, so much so that she receives a Saturn nomination for the Teen Choice Award for the first film of the saga. This sudden success is fueled by joining the cast of the series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2017) as Sarah Connor, continuing the events following the events narrated in Terminator 2 (1991). Although its airing does not go beyond the second season, the series allows Headey to be nominated for Best Actress at the Saturn, Scream and SFX Awards.
The real global success the actress gets it, however, with the role of Cersei Lannister in the cult series Game of thrones (2007), which will keep her busy until 2017, the year of the eighth and final season. The role of the Queen of the Seven Kingdoms, in addition to world fame, allows her to win several nominations, including those for the Golden Globe and Emmy Awards. This popularity is also reflected in the world of cinema, where Headey is cast to play Jocelyn Fray in Shadowhunters – City of Bones (2013), Mary Sandin ne The Judgment Night (2013) and Lady Catherine de Bourgh in PPZ – Pride + Prejudice + Zombies (2016). Very busy with the character of Cersei, she returns to the big screen as a mother wrestler in A Family at the Carpet (2019), film based on the story of the fighter Paige.
THE LATEST FILMS BY LENA HEADEY
Fighting with My Family
PPZ – Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies)
300 – Rise of an Empire (300: Rise of an Empire)
Year: 2014 Go to the complete Filmography
LENA HEADEY’S MOST RECENT TV SERIES
Dark Crystal: The Resistance (The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance)
Game of Thrones
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
Year: 2008 Go to all TV series
THE MOST RECURRING GENRES OF LENA HEADEY
Drama: 19% Thriller: 19% Action: 13% Comedy: 11% …