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Lucy Lawless

New Zealand icon Lucy Lawless, is most famously known for her role as Xena the Warrior Princess. Lucy is married to producer Robert Gerard Tapert and resides in New Zealand. They have two sons, Julius Robert Bay Tapert and Judah Miro Tapert who were both born in New Zealand. Lucy also has a daughter, Daisy Lawless, from her first marriage to Garth... See full bio »

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 2015 Salem (TV Series)
Countess Marburg
- The Witching Hour (2015) ... Countess Marburg
- Midnight Never Come (2015) ... Countess Marburg
- On Earth as in Hell (2015) ... Countess Marburg
- Til Death Do Us Part (2015) ... Countess Marburg
- Wages of Sin (2015) ... Countess Marburg
 2015 The Barefoot Bandits (TV Series)
Denenis Gobb
- Perfectly Suited ... Denenis Gobb
 2014 Adventure Time (TV Series)
General Tarsal
- The Dentist (2014) ... General Tarsal (as Lucille Frances Ryan)
 2014 The Code (TV Series)
Alex Wisham
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... Alex Wisham
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... Alex Wisham
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... Alex Wisham
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Alex Wisham
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Alex Wisham
 2010-2012 Spartacus: War of the Damned (TV Series)
- Monsters (2012) ... Lucretia
- Balance (2012) ... Lucretia
- Sacramentum (2012) ... Lucretia
- Chosen Path (2012) ... Lucretia
 2011 Hunted: The Demon's Forge (Video Game)
Seraphine (voice)
 2011 Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (TV Mini-Series)
- The Bitter End (2011) ... Lucretia
- Reckoning (2011) ... Lucretia
- Beneath the Mask (2011) ... Lucretia
- Paterfamilias (2011) ... Lucretia
- Missio (2011) ... Lucretia
 2011 American Dad! (TV Series)
- A Piñata Named Desire (2011) ... Stacy (voice)
 2010 Lez Chat (Short)
Construction Worker
 2009/I Angel of Death
 2009 Flight of the Conchords (TV Series)
- NewZealandTown (2009) ... Paula
 2008 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Audrey Yates
 2007 Football Wives (TV Movie)
Tanya Austin
 2007 Burn Notice (TV Series)
- False Flag (2007) ... Evelyn
 2006 Veronica Mars (TV Series)
Agent Morris
- Donut Run (2006) ... Agent Morris
 2005 Vampire Bats (TV Movie)
Maddy Rierdon
 2005 Locusts (TV Movie)
Maddy Rierdon
 2005 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
- It Was Mame, Mom (2005) ... Pamela
 2004 Less Than Perfect (TV Series)
Tracy Fletcher
- Ignoring Lydia (2004) ... Tracy Fletcher
 1995-2001 Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Series)
Xena / Meg / Annie Day / ...
- Soul Possession (2001) ... Xena / Annie Day / Meg
- Many Happy Returns (2001) ... Xena
- When Fates Collide (2001) ... Xena
 2001 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
- The Auction (2001) ... Stacy
 2000 Ginger Snaps
Announcer on School's PA System (voice, uncredited)
 1996 Peach (Short)
 1994-1995 High Tide (TV Series)
Sharon List / Undercover policewoman
- Regarding Joey (1995)
- Dead in the Water (1995) ... Sharon List
- Shanghied (1994) ... Undercover policewoman
 1994 Hercules and the Amazon Women (TV Movie)
 1993 Typhon's People (TV Movie)
Mink Tertius
 1993 The Rainbow Warrior (TV Movie)
Jane Redmond
 1993 The New Adventures of the Black Stallion (TV Series)
Sarah McFee
- Riding the Volcano (1993) ... Sarah McFee
 1992 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series)
Liddy Barton
- Fee Fie Foe Fum (1992) ... Liddy Barton
 1991 The End of the Golden Weather
Joe's Girl
 1991 For the Love of Mike (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1991) ... Helen
 1990 A Bitter Song (Short)
Nurse 1
 1990 Within the Law (Short)
 1990 Shark in the Park (TV Series)
Kim Hughes
- Double or Quits (1990) ... Kim Hughes
 1987 Funny Business (TV Series)
Various (1989)
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Made her stage debut as Rizzo in 'Grease' on Broadway. See more »

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15 Interviews | 6 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 40 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lucille Frances Ryan


5' 9½" (1.77 m)

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Usually? I don't even consider myself usually. Soccer mom, that's what I consider myself. Yeah, I think I'm a funny person. I started out in comedy. You know I remember the moment I realized the value of comedy is when I was eight years old and I was sitting in class and I realized that if I just acted really stupid, I could get away with a lot of stuff. And it would diffuse a lot of tension and ... See more »


A vocal supporter of gay rights, Lawless is considered something of a gay icon. After the cancellation of Xena: Warrior Princess (1995), Lawless has said she considered her character a lesbian. Since that time the actress has also worked to support equal protections for gay and lesbian couples including protesting Proposition 8, which stripped gay and lesbian couples of the right to wed in ... See more »


The role of Xena in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995) and Xena: Warrior Princess (1995) See more »


Unco, short for Uncoordinated See more »

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