Lena Headey

Lena Headey (born 3 October, 1973) is a Bermuda-born English actress, screenwriter and director best known for portraying Queen Cersei Lannister in HBO's hit fantasy series Game of Thrones since 2011. She is also 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, Possession, Imagine Me and You, The Brothers Grimm, The Broken, 300 and The Red Baron. Description above from the Wikipedia article  Lena Headey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dredd (2012)

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In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called Judges, who combine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Travis  •  Alex Garland
CAST:  Karl Urban  •  Olivia Thirlby  •  Lena Headey  •  Wood Harris

300 (2007)

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Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band together against the Persians, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Lena Headey  •  Dominic West  •  David Wenham

Imagine Me & You (2005)

During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a lesbian, she realizes that despite her happy marriage to Heck, she is falling for Luce. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ol Parker
CAST:  Piper Perabo  •  Lena Headey  •  Matthew Goode  •  Celia Imrie

Ripley's Game (2002)

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Tom Ripley - cool, urbane, wealthy, and murderous - lives in a villa in the Veneto with Luisa, his harpsichord-playing girlfriend. A former business associate from Berlin's underworld pays a call asking Ripley's help in killing a rival. Ripley - ever a student of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Liliana Cavani
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Ray Winstone  •  Uwe Mansshardt  •  Hanns Zischler

The Brothers Grimm (2005)

Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse in a haunted ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Matt Damon  •  Mackenzie Crook  •  Roger Ashton-Griffiths

The Cave (2005)

After a group of biologists discovers a huge network of unexplored caves in Romania and, believing it to be an undisturbed eco-system that has produced a new species, they hire the best American team of underwater cave explorers in the world. While exploring deeper ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Hunt
CAST:  Cole Hauser  •  Eddie Cibrian  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Lena Headey

The Jungle Book (1994)

Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is drawn away from the jungle by the beautiful Kitty. But Mowgli must eventually face corrupt Capt. Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand and the treasures of Monkey City – a place only Mowgli can find.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Jason Scott Lee  •  Cary Elwes  •  Lena Headey  •  Sam Neill

The Red Baron (2008)

Richthofen goes off to war like thousands of other men. As fighter pilots, they become cult heroes for the soldiers on the battlefields. Marked by sportsmanlike conduct, technical exactitude and knightly propriety, they have their own code of honour. Before long he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nikolai Müllerschön
CAST:  Matthias Schweighöfer  •  Til Schweiger  •  Lena Headey  •  Joseph Fiennes

The Remains of the Day (1993)

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A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties with the Nazi cause ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Emma Thompson  •  James Fox  •  Christopher Reeve

Possession (2002)

Maud Bailey, a brilliant English academic, is researching the life and work of poet Christabel La Motte. Roland Michell is an American scholar in London to study Randolph Henry Ash, now best-known for a collection of poems dedicated to his wife. When Maud and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Jennifer Ehle

Century (1993)

Turn-of-the-century love story centered around a young doctor and the emergence of modern science.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Poliakoff
CAST:  Charles Dance  •  Clive Owen  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Robert Stephens

The Gathering Storm (2002)

A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Linus Roache

Aberdeen (2000)

Kaisa is a Scot, a successful London lawyer, who snorts coke and has one-night stands with strangers. Her mother calls from Aberdeen with some story begging her to fly to Norway and collect her alcoholic dad whom she hasn't seen in years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Petter Moland
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Lena Headey  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Louise Goodall

The Parole Officer (2001)

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A hapless parole officer is framed for murder by a crooked police chief. To prove his innocence he must entice his former clients away from the law abiding lives they are now living to recover the evidence that will save him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Lena Headey  •  Ben Miller  •  Om Puri

Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010)

Two old pals attend an old friends funeral and find there is more to his death than him being dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Rockwell
CAST:  Peter Dinklage  •  Mark Boone Junior  •  Tim Roth  •  Rosie Perez

Mrs. Dalloway (1997)

Clarissa Dalloway looks back on her youth as she readies for a gathering at her house. The wife of a legislator and a doyenne of London's upper-crust party scene, Clarissa finds that the plight of ailing war veteran Septimus Warren Smith reminds her of a past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Michael Kitchen  •  Alan Cox

Inside-Out (1999)

Girl cleaning windows of an Oxford St store catches the eye of a guy in the street who larks about much to her amusement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Guard  •  Thomas Guard
CAST:  Lena Headey  •  Simon McBurney

Low Down (2014)

The daughter of jazz pianist Joe Albany witnesses her beloved father's struggle -- and failure -- to kick his heroin habit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Preiss
CAST:  John Hawkes  •  Elle Fanning  •  Glenn Close  •  Peter Dinklage

Round About Five (2005)

Desperate to get across London to meet his girlfriend off the Eurostar, a man persuades a pretty bicycle courier to take him on the back of her bike, creating a dilemma he wasn't expecting.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Guard  •  Thomas Guard
CAST:  Lena Headey  •  Martin Freeman  •  Jodhi May

The Purge (2013)

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Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James DeMonaco
CAST:  Lena Headey  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Max Burkholder  •  Adelaide Kane
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