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Lena Headey


Lena Headey is a British actress, she was born in Bermuda, to parents from Yorkshire, England, where she was also raised. She is the daughter of Sue and John Headey, a police officer. Headey is best known for her appearances in The Brothers Grimm (2005), Possession (2002), and The Remains of the Day (1993). Headey stars as Queen Gorgo, a heroic ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Reds and Grays (pre-production)
Kiona (voice)
 2014 Zipper
Jeannie Ellis
 2012 Dredd
Ma-Ma
 2009 Tell Tale
Elizabeth Clemson
 2009 Laid to Rest
Cindy
 2009 The Devil's Wedding (Short)
The Devil's Bride
 2008/I Whore
Mom
 2008 The Red Baron
Käte
 2006 300
Queen Gorgo
 2006 Vacancy (Short)
Pam Bishop
 2005 Round About Five (Short)
Girlfriend
 2005 The Cave
Dr. Kathryn Jennings
 2003 No Verbal Response (Short)
Dr. Megan Pillay
 2002 Possession
Blanche Glover
 2001 The Parole Officer
Emma
 2000 Aberdeen
Kaisa
 2000/I Gossip
Cathy Jones
 2000 Ropewalk
Allison
 1999 Inside-Out (Short)
Window-dresser
 1999 Onegin
Olga
 1998 Twice Upon a Yesterday
Sylvia Weld
 1997/I Face
Connie
 1997 Van Gogh's Ear (Short)
 1995 Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets
Cleo Coal
 1993 Century
Miriam
 1993 The Summer House
Margaret
 1993 The Remains of the Day
Lizzie
 1992 Waterland
Young Mary
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Other Works:

Appears in the music video for "Bellissimo" by Bristol, UK band Ilya, directed by the Guard Brothers (January 2004). See more »

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4 Interviews | 4 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lena Heady

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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We've all had that moment where you look into someone's eyes and there's some kind of recognition there, whether you act on it or not. See more »

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Lives in Laurel Canyon, California with her husband and their two dogs: Wizard and Angela Lansbury. See more »

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Arched eyebrows See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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