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Headey, Lena

Overview
Works: 181 works in 490 publications in 4 languages and 20,699 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Juvenile works  War films  Epic films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lena Headey
300 by Zack Snyder ( Visual )
56 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have happened if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks
Game of thrones ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in a world where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime. From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and ancient Wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne. This is a story of duplicity and treachery, nobility and honor, conquest, and triumph. In the Game of Thrones, you either win or you die"--Container
The Brothers Grimm by Matt Damon ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19th-century "folklore collectors" Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm are con artists who perform bogus exorcisms of "evil enchantments" while traveling from village to village in French-occupied Germany. The two soon find themselves ensnared in a genuinely supernatural crisis involving the curse of the Mirror Queen and other such fantastical marvels as the Big Bad Wolf, the Gingerbread Man, and other truly enchanted flora and fauna
Game of thrones ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kings from across the continent of Westeros vie for the Iron Throne. As winter approaches, the cruel young Joffrey sits upon the Throne in King's Landing, counseled by his conniving mother Cersei and his uncle Tyrion, who has been appointed the new Hand of the King. But the Lannister hold on power is under assault on many fronts, with two Baratheons donning crowns, and Robb Stark fighting as the King in the North
Possession by Neil LaBute ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to another unnamed woman, and soon determines that the intended recipient was another, less well-known poet, Christabel LaMotte. Roland contacts Maud, an expert on LaMotte's life and work. Despite her skepticism, the two begin to investigate, and uncover a wealth of information about the affair between the two poets
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway by Marleen Gorris ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story unfolds on a beautiful summer day in London, in 1923, while Clarissa Dalloway recalls a summer in the country, in 1890, when she was young and beautiful and very much courted
The mortal instruments : city of bones ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Clary Fray ... discovers she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. After the disappearance of her mother ... , Clary joins forces with a group of Shadowhunters who introduce her to a dangerous alternate New York City called Downworld, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other deadly creatures"--Container
Dredd ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The future America is an irradiated wasteland. On its East Coast lies Mega City One, a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called Judges who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner
The jungle book by Rudyard Kipling ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is eventually drawn away from the jungle by Kitty, the beautiful daughter of Major Brydon. Mowgli soon faces a corrupt Captain Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand in marriage and a hand on the mythical treasures of Monkey city -- a place only Mowgli can find. Loyal animal friends Bagheera, Baloo and Grey Brother must help Mowgli survive the untamed peril
The gathering storm by Richard Loncraine ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Winston Churchill's private and political struggles during the prewar years
The purge by Ethan Hawke ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an America wracked by crime and overcrowded prisons, the government has sanctioned an annual twelve-hour period in which any and all criminal activity, including murder, becomes legal. On that night, plagued by violence and criminal activity, one family wrestles with the decision of who they will become when a stranger comes knocking
Game of thrones ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the third season of the HBO hit drama series Game of Thrones, the Lannisters barely hold on to the throne after a savage naval onslaught from Stannis Baratheon, while stirrings in the north threaten to alter the overall balance of power. Robb Stark, King in the North, faces major calamity in his efforts to build on his victories over the Lannisters while beyond the Wall, Mance Rayder and his huge army of wildlings continue their inexorable march south. Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys Targaryen- reunited with her three fast-maturing dragons- attempts to raise an army to sail with her from Essos, in hopes of eventually claiming the Iron Throne. In Season 3 of this original series based on George R. R. Martin's bestselling books, the battling families of Westeros continue to clash as bonds are strained, loyalties are tested, and cruel fates are met
Ripley's game by Patricia Highsmith ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and German and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art connoisseur and psychopath Tom Ripley, scorned at a posh gala by picture framer Jonathan Trevanny, plots an intricate course of revenge, setting off a chain of events that might just lead to murder
Terminator: the Sarah Connor chronicles ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarah and her son John, tired of running from the agents sent from the future to kill them, try to stop the formation of the agency in the present, with the help of a girl with a mysterious link to the future
Imagine me & you ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and French and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Rachel and Heck's wedding day, Rachel meets an attractive woman and wonders if Heck is the one she wants to spend her life with after all
The Red Baron ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Europe, 1916: Baron Manfred von Richthofen is a crack pilot of the German aerial combat forces, a legend in his own time, a hero at home, and a man both feared and respected by the enemy. Von Richthofen and his fellow officers see their duels in the sky as tactical, almost sportsmanlike, challenges. But, when he falls in love with Kate, she opens his eyes to the fact that there is more to war than dogfights and he becomes aware of his role in the propaganda machine and senseless war
The Super Hero Squad show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The most powerful object in the universe, the Infinity Sword, has been shattered in a battle between Iron Man and Dr. Doom. But Doom won't give up easily; he'll leave no stone unturned until he recovers every last shard. Iron Man snags Wolverine, Hulk, Thor, the Silver Surfer, and a hotshot flyer named the Falcon to beat Doom at his own game. With friends like Captain America, Ms. Marvel, and other heroes helping out, Iron Man can lead the Super Hero Squad to victory! Includes six episodes
Aberdeen ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and German and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kaisa, a beautiful and feisty Scottish woman, finally has her life together ... at least until her mother asks an enormous favor of her: to bring back her estranged, larger-than-life father. The two of them, father and daughter together, set out on a wild and brutally funny, yet heartbreaking journey which takes them through their emotional past before reaching their ultimate destination
Terminator: the Sarah Connor chronicles ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nascent AI, assisted by droids, continues to edge toward world domination and the ruin of humankind, accepting no limits. It fears no one, except John Connor. The machines know John, now 16, is the future head of the resistance and know of his growing abilities. They must find and terminate him. But Sarah Connor is there, protecting and instructing her son as he becomes the man he's destined to be. There will be powerful revelations, breathless pursuits and bravura efforts
St. Trinian's ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"St Trinian's, a school for "young ladies" with its anarchic doctrine of free expression, brings together a motley crew of ungovernable girls who, using their wit and ingenuity, save the school from bankruptcy."--Imdb.com
 
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Alternative Names
Heady, Lena, 1973-
Heady, Lena, 1976-....
Languages
English (214)
Spanish (7)
French (7)
German (6)
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