Lena Headey Overview

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Born: October 03, 1976

Born in Yorkshire, England, Lena Headey originally planned to be a hairdresser, but as a teen, dabbled in acting. When a casting director saw her in a play at the National Theatre, she was quickly cast in Waterland (1992) starring Jeremy Irons. She played Mary, a promiscuous teenager, so well that it led to a role as a promiscuous maid in Merchant Ivory's The Remains of the Day (1993), starring Christopher Reeve and Anthony Hopkins. She made her American debut in the London-filmed TV movie... See All

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