Lena Headey’s relationships, boyfriends, engagements, husband, and divorce
English actress, Lena Headey has a very successful career. But she does not have the same luck in her personal life! She was first engaged to actor Johnny Cicco. It soon ended. She was dating actor Jason Flemyng from 1994 to 2003. They had met during the shooting of the film The Jungle Book. They were so much in love that she got a tattoo made of his name in the Thai language on her arm. After their split, she got the tattoo removed.
In May 2007, Lena married the musician, Peter Loughran. The couple shares a son named Wylie Loughran. Wylie was born on 31 March 2010. Lena had faced some medical problems after the birth of Wylie in the form of postpartum depression (postnatal depression). Lena and Peter separated in 2011 and on 20 July 2012, Lena applied for divorce at the LA County Superior Court. The divorce was completed on 26 December 2013.
Lena then started dating her Game of Thrones co-star Jerome Flynn. But the relationship soon turned sour and nasty. It ended by March 2014. But the hatred between them was so much that the producers and crew of the show had to take efforts to keep both of them separate on the set.
She then started a romantic tie with her childhood friend director Dan Cadan. She gave birth to a baby girl named Teddy with Dan Cadan on 11 July 2015. Lena and Dan were also engaged and had planned to marry by summer 2018. But alas! Again this plan was shattered and the two parted ways.
Lena was also linked with Pedro Pascal, her co-star in Game of Thrones. During her second pregnancy, she was seen often with Pedro Pascal and this gave rise to rumors that Pedro is the father of her second child. But both denied it and later it became known that Dan is the father. She is said to be still dating Dan!
Lena Headey birth, age, parents, brother, and ballet
Lena was born on 3 October 1973 in Hamilton, Bermuda. Her current age is 44. Her father John Headey is a Yorkshire police officer while her mother’s name is Sue Headey. She has a younger brother called Tim. The family migrated to Somerset when Lena was 5 years old.
When she turned 11, the family again shifted their home to Shelley, West Yorkshire. She learned some ballet when small. She then went to Shelley College. She was playing a role in the school production at Royal National Theater.
Lena Headey’s career as an actress in movies, award nominations
Lena was noticed during her performance and offered a role in the film Waterland. She had a minor role in The Remains of the Day and had received 8 Academy award nominations for it. That speaks of Lena’s acting talent. She was cast in The Jungle Book and got good reviews from everyone.
She did the 1997 romantic film, Mrs. Dalloway. She got other memorable roles to play and she got the lead role in Aberdeen. She received coveted awards for this role.
After 2000, she rose to prominence. She was seen in The Brothers Grimm, The Cave, Imagine Me and You, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. The Red Baron, The Broken, Laid to Rest and the like. Since 2011, she was in Game of Throne and this gave her mainstream success.
She got various award nominations for this role. In 2016, she was seen in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. She also did a voice-over for Mercedes A-Class television ad.