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Lena Headey

Lena Kathren Headey is a British actress. She gained international recognition and acclaim for her portrayal of Cersei Lannister on the HBO epic fantasy drama series Game of Thrones, for which she received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award nomination, and Queen Gorgo in 300. Headey made her film debut in the British film, The Clothes in the Wardrobe alongside film greats Jeanne Moreau, Joan Plowright, and Julie Walters. This was followed by the mystery drama Waterland. She continued to work steadily in British and American films and on television, before gaining further recognition with her lead performances in the films The Brothers Grimm and 300. Her other film credits include The Remains of the Day, The Jungle Book, Mrs Dalloway, Ripley's Game, Imagine Me & You, Dredd, The Purge, 300: Rise of an Empire, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and Fighting with My Family.

Known For


Cast Credits

Masters of the Universe: Revolution (2024)
Starring as Evil-Lyn (4 episodes)
Beacon 23 (2023)
Starring as Aster Calyx (6 episodes)
Guest starring as Aster Calyx (3 episodes)
White House Plumbers (2023)
Starring as Dorothy Hunt (5 episodes)
Masters of the Universe: Revelation (2021)
Starring as Evil-Lyn (10 episodes)
Guest starring as Old Hag / Majestra
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2019)
Guest starring as Maudra Fara (6 episodes)
Infinity Train (2019)
Guest starring as Amelia Hughes (13 episodes)
Under a Rock with Tig Notaro (2019)
Guest starring as Lena Headey
Sally4Ever (2018)
Guest starring as Lena Headey
Danger Mouse (2015)
Starring as Jeopardy Mouse
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)
Guest starring as Lena Headey
Running Wild with Bear Grylls (2014)
Guest starring as Lena Headey
Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014)
Guest starring as Lena Headey
Game of Thrones (2011)
Starring as Queen Cersei Lannister (61 episodes)
Conan (2010)
Guest starring as Lena Headey
White Collar (2009)
Guest starring as Sally
The Super Hero Squad Show (2009)
Guest starring as Mystique
RuPaul's Drag Race (2009)
Guest starring as Judge
Guest starring as Lena Headey
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008)
Starring as Sarah Connor (31 episodes)
The Long Firm (2004)
Starring as Ruby Ryder
Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003)
Guest starring as Lena Headey (2 episodes)
Merlin (1998)
Guest starring as Guinevere (2 episodes)
  • Episode 1x02: Part 2 (Apr 27, 1998)
  • Episode 1x01: Part 1 (Apr 26, 1998)
Band of Gold (1995)
Starring as Colette
Screen Two (1985)
Guest starring as Miriam
  • Episode 13x06: Century (Jun 15, 1996)
The Abandons ()
Starring as Fiona
Rita ()
Starring as Rita
The Emmy Awards (1949)
Guest starring as Lena Headey

Crew Credits

Beacon 23 (2023)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Rita ()
Show crew as Executive Producer
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