|Birthdate:||3 October, 1973|
|Films appeared in:||The Contractor|
|Role:||DI Annette Ballard (The Contractor)|
Mary Sandin (The Purge)
Lena Headey (born October 3, 1973) is a British actress, she was born in Bermuda, to Yorkshire parents in England, where she was also raised. When she was 17, her performance in a one-off show caught the attention of a casting agent, who took a photo and asked her to audition.
Her credits include: Waterland (with Ethan Hawke and Jeremy Irons), the 300 franchise (the first installment which starred Gerard Butler in the lead role), The Contractor (with Wesley Snipes and Charles Dance) as well as the 1998 mini-series "Merlin" (with Rutger Hauer) and the television shows "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" and "Game of Thrones" (with Sean Bean, Deobia Operei and again with Dance).