Lena Headey was born on October 3, 1973. åÊHer father, a policeman, was a young cadet in Yorkshire England when he was assigned to Bermuda where Headey was born. åÊThe family moved back to Yorkshire when Headey was five, but for the first five years of her life she lived on the ocean. åÊWhen the actress was a teenager she moved to London and went to school to study drama. åÊShe is a vegetarian and actually enjoys boxing as well as yoga to stay fit. åÊShe discovered yoga while filmingåÊThe Jungle Book in India. åÊHeadey has been friends with Peter Dinklage even before they wereåÊGame of ThronesåÊco-stars. åÊIn fact it was Dinklage that recommendedåÊåÊHeadey for the part of Queen Cersei Lannister. åÊThe actress splits her time between London and L.A. and has 2 dogs – Wizard and Angela Lansbury.