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Lucy Lawless


Performer Profile


  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5 feet 10 in
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian

Awards


  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, The Saturn Award, 2011
    Best Supporting TV Actress in a drama series for Spartacus: Gods of the Arena

Biography


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 Lawless.

AWARDS

Lucy was awarded an Order of Merit in the New Zealand Queen's Birthday Honor List in June 2004. Lucy has been involved with the Starship Foundation and has held a role on its board of trustees. She was awarded the Order of Merit for services to entertainment and the community.

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, The Saturn Award, 2011, Best Supporting TV Actress in a drama series for Spartacus: Gods of the Arena

ACTING

In 1995 Lucy landed the role of Xena, the Warrior Princess in the show Hercules: The Legendary Journeys in a three story arc that led to her own spin-off show Xena: Warrior Princess for six seasons.

Whilst she has been primarily known for her role on Xena: Warrior Princess, Lucy has also appeared in the classic TV series Battlestar Galactica in the semi-regular role of D'anna Biers amongst her other many and varied roles including the hit Adam Sandler movie Bedtime Stories. Lucy was also in several made-for-TV movies including: Locusts and Vampire Bats. She also lent her voice to the straight-to-video movies: Justice League: The New Frontier and Dragonlance: Dragons of the Autumn Twilight. During 2011 Lucy appeared in the No Ordinary Family as the mysterious Mrs X and also appeared in the prequel to Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Spartacus: Gods of the Arena and Spartacus Vengeance as Lucretia.

Recurring character of Diane Lewis in NBC's Parks and Recreation. s
Her most recent role was in the Australian mini-series "The Code" as Alex Wisham

SINGING

LIVE CONCERTS:

2002: The Summer Holiday Tour with Dave Dobbyn 2006: Celebrity Duets - TV
2007: Live at the Roxy - Los Angeles, USA 2007: Come To Mama Tour New York, USA
2007: Live in Chicago, USA
2008: Live at the Roxy - Los Angeles, USA 2008: Bad Girls In Heaven London, United Kingdom 2008: Universal City Walk, Los Angeles, USA 2008: Come To Mama San Francisco, USA
2009: Where All Bad Grrrlz Go To Heaven The Pleasure Dome - Live at the Roxy - Los Angeles, USA 2009: Starship Supernova Swing - Auckland, New Zealand 2009: Planet A Concert - Auckland, NZ
2012: Girls Behaving Badly / Lucy Lawless & Friends Auckland Concert - Auckland, NZ

MUSIC CD:

2006: "Little Child" on Unexpected Dreams – Songs From the Stars

2007: "Come 2 Me" and "Let It Whip"

2007: "For All of Us" with OMC

2007: "Please" with OMC and BoyC

2012: "Little Child" - Starship Christmas Album 2012 CD

CONCERT DVD:

2007: Come To Mama: Lucy Lawless In Concert: The Roxy Theater In Hollywood

2007: Gimme Some, Sugar: Lucy Lawless in NYC

2007: Lucy Lawless Live In Chicago: Still Got The Blues

2008: Ho Down with Lucy - Lucy Lawless At The Roxy

2009: Lucy Lawless The Pleasuredome - Lucy Live At The Roxy

THEATER / MUSICAL THEATER:

1997: Grease! - On Broadway, NY USA

2002: The Vagina Monologues - Auckland, NZ

2005: Gentlemen Prefer Blonds - Seattle, USA

2011: BARE For Christchurch - Auckland, NZ

2013: Chicago The Musical - Hollywood Bowl, LA, USA

2013: Chicago The Musical - Auckland, NZ

2014: Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight - Pasadena, LA, USA

CHARITY

Lucy is on the board of Trustees of The Starship Foundation which is part of The Starship Hospital, the leading children's health care facility in New Zealand. In addition to being on the Board of Trustees, Lucy has taken an active role in fundraising.

CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM

2009

Greenpeace New Zealand Sign On Campaign: Lucy has taken up the role of activist for conservation and environmental issues. In May 2009 Lucy became involved with Greenpeace and their Sign On Campaign in New Zealand. Lucy joined other New Zealand celebrities in launching a petition urging the New Zealand government to sign on to a 40 per cent cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.

April 2010 Lucy and Robyn Malcolm launched Greenpeace's campaign against mining in New Zealand national parks.

On May 1, 2010 Lucy led 40,000 New Zealanders on an anti-mining Greenpeace march.

2012

Auckland New Zealand, February 24, 2012 Lucy joined Greenpeace New Zealand activists in stopping a Shell-contracted drill ship from departing the port of Taranaki for the remote Arctic, where its exploratory oil drilling program threatens to devastate the Alaskan coastline. The occupation ended February 27, 2012 after police climbed the ship’s drilling tower and arrested the group. The protest was into its fourth day and the activists had spent 77 hours on top of the 53 meter drilling tower.

Executive Director of Greenpeace International, Kumi Naidoo, Actress Lucy Lawless and entrepreneur Richard Branson at the Greenpeace press conference at RIO+20 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Thursday, 21 June 2012. Hollywood actors have joined forces with rock stars, environmentalists, polar explorers and business leaders to launch a bid for a global sanctuary in the Arctic. The campaigners are demanding that oil drilling and unsustainable fishing be banned in Arctic waters.

Skills


  • Fencing
  • Horse Riding
  • Martial Arts
  • Presenter
  • Stage Combat Training
  • Voice Artist
  • Yoga
  • Singing

Accents


  • American (standard)
  • Australian
  • British

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