Birth Name: Lena Kathren Headey
Place of Birth: Hamilton, Bermuda
Date of Birth: 3 October, 1973
Ethnicity: English, some Irish
Lena Headey is an English actress and film producer. She was born in Bermuda, to English parents, Sue and John Headey. Her family moved to England during her early childhood, and she was raised in Somerset, and later Shelley, West Yorkshire.
Lena is married to director Dan Cadan. She has a son with her former husband, musician Peter Loughran; and a daughter with Dan.
Her surname is pronounced heedy.
Lena’s paternal grandfather was William Henry Headey (the son of Percy Headey and Annie/Arrie Billington). William was born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England. Percy was the son of William Henry Headey and Elizabeth Barclay, who was born in Sligo, Ireland.
Lena’s paternal grandmother was Eugenia/Ena Patricia Blake (the daughter of John Blake and Mary Hannah Iredale). Eugenia was born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England. John was born in Ballinasloe, Ireland, the son of John William Blake. Mary was born in Yorkshire, England, the daughter of Joseph Iredale and Susannah Mellor.
Sources: Genealogy of Lena Headey (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Information about Lena’s paternal great-grandfather, Percy Headey – https://blogs.ancestry.ca