Lena Headey is an English actress born in Hamilton, Bermuda in 1973. Her notable roles include Gorgo, Queen of Sparta in 300 and 300: Rise of an Empire, and Queen Cersei Lannister in the television series Game of Thrones. Her performance in a school theater production at the Royal National Theatre when she was 17 led to a part in the 1992 film Waterland. She has appeared in The Brothers Grimm, The Jungle Book, Broken, The Red Baron and Shooter. She played the leading role in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, which ran for two seasons until May 2009.