Throughout her nearly thirty year career, Lena Headey has proven herself as one of Hollywood and Britain’s most versatile actresses. From iconic roles such as Sarah Connor (the Terminator franchise) and Cersei Lannister (Game of Thrones) to her work in independent films, Lena has proven her staying power.

Since 2008, Lena has received six Saturn Award nominations, four Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, and one Golden Globe nomination for her work. Off camera, she has campaigned for animal welfare, supported LGBT rights organizations, worked with humanitarian groups such as the International Rescue Committee (IRC), and raised awareness for Alzheimer’s Research UK. Talented and kind-hearted, Lena remains one of the industry’s most down-to-earth actresses.

Childhood to the 2000s
(1973-2009)Lena Headey was born October 3, 1973 in Hamilton, Bermuda. Beginning on the stage, she quickly found her fate laid on the silver screen.

The 2010s to Present Time
(2010-) The role of a lifetime. Lena’s fame skyrockets as she accepts the role of Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones.

Last updated on January 30, 2019
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