Lena Headey is a promising actress who has starred in some remarkable and significant roles in her career. She started her acting career at the age of nineteen when she got a supporting role in the film ‘Waterland’, which happened to be her debut film.
Headey was born in Bermuda, Hamilton. Her father, John Headey, was a Yorkshire police cadet. Her mother was Sue and she even had a little brother named Tim. During her teens, Headey moved to London. It was the performance of Headey in a show that changed her entire career. An agent in the crowd got attracted towards her performance and offered her a chance to attend an audition. She made it through and thereby, a role was given to her to play.
Lena Headey has been in the field for more than fifteen years and she still is in existence giving us her brilliant piece of acting. During one such shooting of her film,
The Jungle Book, she happened to meet her future boyfriend,
Jason Flemyng, whom she dated for nine years, but broke up with after. There is more to know about her as she is not an ordinary woman. She has a lot of interests in which boxing is an important one. She happened to go to boxing classes in the Southern parts of London. She also has been indulging in horse riding and archery, which is not something most people indulge in.
Some of her notable works are The Brothers Grimm, 300, and The Red Baron. She has acted in 47 films, which include both lead roles and supporting roles. She has also won several awards in her career. In the year 2001, she won the Best Actress award for her work in ‘Aberdeen’. She managed to get three awards for her work in Game of Thrones.
Though her acting career was a victory for her, her personal life was not alike. She married a musician named Peter Loughran in the year 2007. The couple gave birth to a son named Wylie Loughran, who seemed to have suffered from post-natal depression. Soon, conflicts arose between them and they got divorced on 26th of December 2013, which they had filed for on 20th July 2012. On 10th July 2015, she gave birth to her second baby. Headey is very fond of tattoos and she finds them to be something which relaxes her. This lady who has an arrow-like eyebrows and a dominating voice is worthy to be watched in action.