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Encyclopedia > Lena Headey
Lena Headey

Headey at the 2007 Scream Awards.
Born Bermuda
Years active 1992-present
Spouse(s) Peter Paul Loughran (2007-)

Lena Headey is an actress best known for playing Sarah Connor on FOX's Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, as well as appearing in such films as The Remains of the Day, The Brothers Grimm and 300. The Scream Awards is the first Award Ceremony dedicated to horror, sci-fi and the fantasy genres. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... This article is about the animal. ... Film may refer to: photographic film a motion picture in academics, the study of motion pictures as an art form a thin skin or membrane, or any covering or coating, whether transparent or opaque a thin layer of liquid, either on a solid or liquid surface or free-standing Film... The Remains of the Day (1993) is a Merchant Ivory Film adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala from the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro. ... This article is about the movie The Brothers Grimm. ... 300 is a 2007 film adaptation of the graphic novel 300 by Frank Miller, and is a fictionalized retelling of the Battle of Thermopylae. ...

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Biography

Her father, an English police officer, was sent to train police in Bermuda where Headey was born. The family returned to Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, when she was eight years old. She got her first taste of acting as a pupil at Shelley College and got her big break at the age of 17 when she was spotted performing in a school production at the Royal National Theatre and was picked for a role opposite Jeremy Irons in the 1992 film Waterland. [1] For other uses, see Police (disambiguation). ... , Huddersfield is a large town within the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, in West Yorkshire, England, near the confluence of the River Colne and the River Holme. ... Coat of Arms of South Yorkshire West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county within the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England, that has a population of 2. ... The Royal National Theatre from Waterloo Bridge The Royal National Theatre is a building complex and theatre company located on the South Bank in London, England immediately east of the southern end of Waterloo Bridge. ... Jeremy John Irons (born September 19, 1948) is an Academy Award, Tony Award, Screen Actors Guild, two-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award-winning English film, television and stage actor. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ...


This was followed by roles in James Ivory's Academy Award-nominated The Remains of the Day (alongside Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson), Stephen Sommers' The Jungle Book, Mrs Dalloway, Gossip, Aberdeen, The Parole Officer, Possession and Ripley's Game. James Francis Ivory (born June 7, 1928) is an award-winning American film director, best known for the results of his long collaboration with Merchant Ivory Productions, which included both Indian-born producer Ismail Merchant and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Remains of the Day (1993) is a Merchant Ivory Film adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala from the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro. ... For the composer, see Antony Hopkins. ... Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is an Emmy-, BAFTA- and Academy Award-winning English actress, comedian, and screenwriter. ... Stephen Sommers on the Prague set of Van Helsing Stephen Sommers (born March 20, 1962) is an American movie director/writer best known for the 1999 blockbuster The Mummy, its sequel The Mummy Returns, and the action/horror film Van Helsing. ... The Jungle Book (official title is Disneys Rudyard Kiplings The Jungle Book) is a 1994 film, by Disney, loosely based on the Mowgli stories in The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. ... Gossip is a 2000 American drama/mystery/thriller film. ... Aberdeen is a movie released in 2000 and directed by Hans Petter Moland, starring Stellan Skarsgård and Lena Headey. ... The Parole Officer from 2001 was directed by John Duigan and was Steve Coogans first starring role in a major film. ... Possession is a 2002 motion picture. ... Category: ...


Most recently, Headey co-starred with Matt Damon and Heath Ledger in Terry Gilliam's The Brothers Grimm, and played Queen Gorgo in Zack Snyder's 300, based on Frank Miller's graphic novel. She also appeared in two films with close friend Piper Perabo: The Cave and Imagine Me & You. Next up is The Red Baron with Joseph Fiennes. Matthew Paige Matt Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American screenwriter and actor. ... Heath Andrew Ledger (April 4, 1979 – January 22, 2008) was an Academy Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and SAG Award-nominated Australian-born film actor who lived in New York City. ... Terrence Vance Gilliam (born November 22, 1940) is an American-born British filmmaker, animator, and member of the Monty Python comedy troupe. ... This article is about the movie The Brothers Grimm. ... Gorgo was the daughter and the only child of Cleomenes I, King of Sparta during the 6th and 5th centuries BC. She was the wife of her uncle, King Leonidas I who fought and died in the Battle of Thermopylae. ... Zack Snyder (born March 1, 1966, in Green Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.) is an American film director. ... 300 is a 2007 film adaptation of the graphic novel 300 by Frank Miller, and is a fictionalized retelling of the Battle of Thermopylae. ... This article is about Frank Miller, the comic book writer and artist and movie writer and director. ... Trade paperback of Will Eisners A Contract with God (1978), often mistakenly cited as the first graphic novel. ... Piper Lisa Perabo (born October 31, 1976) is an American movie actress. ... The Cave is a 2005 sci-fi/horror film directed by Bruce Hunt. ... Imagine Me & You is a 2005 British film written and directed by Ol Parker. ... The Red Baron (German title: Der Rote Baron) is an upcoming 2007 feature film about legendary fighter pilot Manfred von Richthofen. ... Joseph Alberic Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (pronounced fines; born May 27, 1970) is an Screen Actors Guild award-winning English film and stage actor. ...


In addition to her film work, Headey is currently headlining FOX's Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, a television spin-off from James Cameron's popular Terminator franchise. This article is about the animal. ... For other persons named James Cameron, see James Cameron (disambiguation). ... The Terminator series is a franchise encompassing a series of science fiction films and ancillary media concerning battles between Skynets artificially intelligent machine network, and John Connors Tech-Com forces and the rest of the human race. ...


Personal life

Headey at the 300 London premiere
Headey at the 300 London premiere

Headey dated actor Jason Flemyng for nine years. She and Flemyng met during the filming of The Jungle Book. She married Pete Paul on May 19, 2007 and is close friends with actress Piper Perabo, her co-star in The Cave and Imagine Me & You.[2] 300 is a 2007 film adaptation of the graphic novel 300 by Frank Miller, and is a fictionalized retelling of the Battle of Thermopylae. ... Jason Flemyng (25 September 1966) is an English actor. ... The Jungle Book (official title is Disneys Rudyard Kiplings The Jungle Book) is a 1994 film, by Disney, loosely based on the Mowgli stories in The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. ... is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Piper Lisa Perabo (born October 31, 1976) is an American movie actress. ... The Cave is a 2005 sci-fi/horror film directed by Bruce Hunt. ... Imagine Me & You is a 2005 British film written and directed by Ol Parker. ...


She is currently a resident of California, USA. This article is about the U.S. state. ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized...


Filmography

Year Title Role Other notes
1992 Clothes in the Wardrobe Margaret
Waterland Young Mary
1993 The Summer House Margaret Film
1993 Century Miriam TV series
Soldier Soldier Shenna Bowles
- Base Details (1993)
- Live Fire (1993)
- Shifting Sands (1993)
TV series
Spender
- Best Friends (1993)
- The More Things Change (1993)
TV series
The Remains of the Day Lizzie
1994 Fair Game Ellie TV series
MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday Elise Moran
The Jungle Book Katherine Anne 'Kitty' Brydon
1995 Devil's Advocate Clare Rigby TV series
Band of Gold Colette TV series
Loved Up Sarah
The Grotesque Cleo Coal
1996 Ballykissangel Jenny
- The Things We Do for Love (1996)
TV series
1997 Kavanagh QC Natasha Jackson
- Diplomatic Baggage (1997)
TV series
The Hunger Steph Reynolds
- Menage a Trois (1997)
TV series
Face Connie
Mrs Dalloway Young Sally
1998 Merlin Queen Guinevere Television film
The Man with Rain in His Shoes Sylvia Weld
1999 Inside-Out Short film
Onegin Olga Larina
2000 Ropewalk Allison
Gossip Cathy Jones
Aberdeen Kairo 'Kaisa' Heller
2001 Round About Five Girlfriend Short film
Anazapta Matilda
The Parole Officer Emma
2002 The Gathering Storm Ava Wigram
Possession Blanche Glover
Ripley's Game Sarah Trevanny Television film
2003 The Actors Dolores
No Verbal Response Dr. Megan Pillay
2004 The Long Firm Ruby Ryder TV series
2005 The Brothers Grimm Angelika
The Cave Kathryn
Imagine Me & You Luce
2006 Ultra Penny/Ultra TV series
2007 300 Queen Gorgo
The Contractor Inspector Annette Ballard
St. Trinian's Miss Dickinson
2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Sarah Connor TV series 2008-present
The Brøken Gina McVey
The Red Baron Käte
2009 Tell-Tale Elizabeth filming

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Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... Fair Game is a 1995 action movie starring Cindy Crawford as a beautiful civil rights lawyer, and William Baldwin as a cop with some troubles in his life. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... The Jungle Book (official title is Disneys Rudyard Kiplings The Jungle Book) is a 1994 film, by Disney, loosely based on the Mowgli stories in The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Band of Gold was a television series shown on ITV between 1995 and 1997, written by Kay Mellor and produced by Granada Television. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... The Grotesque is a 1995 British film by John-Paul Davidson, adapted from the 1989 novel by Patrick McGrath. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Ballykissangel is a BBC television drama set in Ireland, produced in-house by BBC Northern Ireland. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Kavanagh QC is a British television series made by Carlton Television for ITV between 1995 and 2001. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Face (1997). ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Merlin is a 3 hour made-for-television movie released in 1998 that retells the famous legend of King Arthur from the perspective of the wizard Merlin. ... A television movie (also TV movie, TV-movie, made-for-TV movie, etc. ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... Short subject is an American film industry term that historically has referred to any film in the format of two reels, or approximately 20 minutes running time, or less. ... Eugene Onegin (Russian: Евгений Онегин, BGN/PCGN: Yevgeniy Onegin) is a novel in verse written by Aleksandr Pushkin. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... A ropewalk is a long straight narrow lane, or a covered pathway, where long strands of material were laid before being twisted in to rope. ... Gossip is a 2000 American drama/mystery/thriller film. ... Aberdeen is a movie released in 2000 and directed by Hans Petter Moland, starring Stellan Skarsgård and Lena Headey. ... This article is about the year. ... Short subject is an American film industry term that historically has referred to any film in the format of two reels, or approximately 20 minutes running time, or less. ... The Parole Officer from 2001 was directed by John Duigan and was Steve Coogans first starring role in a major film. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... The Gathering Storm is a Bafta and Emmy award winning BBC television biographical movie about Winston Churchills life in the years just prior to World War II. It was produced by Ridley Scott, and starred Albert Finney as Churchill, and Vanessa Redgrave as his wife Clementine Churchill (Clemmie); Finney... Possession is a 2002 motion picture. ... Category: ... A television movie (also TV movie, TV-movie, made-for-TV movie, etc. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Actors is a 2003 film starring Dylan Moran and Michael Caine. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the movie The Brothers Grimm. ... The Cave is a 2005 sci-fi/horror film directed by Bruce Hunt. ... Imagine Me & You is a 2005 British film written and directed by Ol Parker. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ultra is an eight-issue comic book mini-series created by the Luna brothers, Jonathan (art and plot) and Joshua (script), and published by Image Comics in 2004 and 2005. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... 300 is a 2007 film adaptation of the graphic novel 300 by Frank Miller, and is a fictionalized retelling of the Battle of Thermopylae. ... Gorgo was the daughter and the only child of Cleomenes I, King of Sparta during the 6th and 5th centuries BC. She was the wife of her uncle, King Leonidas I who fought and died in the Battle of Thermopylae. ... The Contractor is an direct-to-DVD action movie with Wesley Snipes filmed by Josef Rusnak in 2007 in Bulgaria and the UK. Tagline: The worlds greatest marksman is now a marked man. ... St. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Sarah Jeanette[1] Connor is a fictional character, the heroine of the first two Terminator films and the television series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... The Red Baron (German title: Der Rote Baron) is an upcoming 2007 feature film about legendary fighter pilot Manfred von Richthofen. ... 2009 (MMIX) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

References

  1. ^ Campling, Katie. "Lena gets ready to terminate TV ratings", Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 16 January 2008. 
  2. ^ Lee, Michael J (22 March 2007). Piper Perabo. Interview. Radio Free Entertainment.

is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 81st day of the year (82nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ...

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