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43 Remarkable Lena Headey Quotes

Lena Headey is an English actress, voice actress, and film producer. Starting out at the age of 17, Heady is known for her role in the show “Game of Thrones” and considered to be the fifth highest paid American TV start in network prime time television. Here is a look at some of the most monumental Lena Headey quotes ever documented.

“As a child, I was on my own two feet emotionally.”

“As a teenager I was clinically depressed. Although I had lots of friends, I found those years very difficult.”

“Cersei in Game of Thrones is quite solid and stiff.”

“Does our culture have a need for violence? I don’t know. I guess it’s a personal thing.”

“Dredd was a weird little out-of-the-blue thing for me.”

“For me, horror movies are a real escape.”

“Freedom isn’t free at all, that it comes with the highest of costs. The cost of blood.”

“Getting older and having kids, you learn how to become less serious about it all.”

“Having the tattoo itself is not really for the end result for me. I like having them done.”

“I almost never get recognised in the street.”

“I am very much a seat-of-the-pants actor. I will prepare when I have to. But I like being unprepared.”

“I carry about eight lip balms: Burts Bees, Rosebud Salve, Eos.”

“I could quite happily run a florist or a bake shop.”

“I do what I do; I cant control who thinks what.”

“I don’t think you should feel guilty about pleasure. Defeats the purpose.”

“I enjoy what I do and it’s a great way to live your life.”

“I hate being looked at. Can’t stand it. I know, I know – I picked the wrong career.”

“I have a playlist of farts on my phone.”

“I have an internal protectiveness where it’s like, if it comes to just me, as frightened as I am of losing someone I love or things going sour or simply being alone, there is a dark place in my brain where I’m like, It could happen and I’m okay, I’m prepared.”

“I look at someone like Kathryn Bigelow, and I have so much admiration. She’s playing in the boy’s sandpit, and winning.”

“I love being physical, but I am extreme either way. I can be superfit. And then I can be really lazy and ignore everything.”

“I think I cry when I’m angry. I let it go that way.”

“I was obsessed with vampires when I was 13 or 14.”

“I worked in Tesco’s staff canteen because I fancied a boy on the tills. I served him his lunch in a hairnet and tan tights. Not just that, of course – I had a lovely white onesie.”

“I’m 40 next year and I’m very well aware that where I am now, it becomes a bit of a wilderness for actresses.”

“I’m just going to stay single forever. I could never live with anybody ever again.”

“I’m sort of like a T. rex in the world of female actresses. Every time a job is finished, I look at my car and think, ‘Could I live in it?”

“It’s a feeling without a lid, of what you would do, physically, verbally, to protect the one thing that is your greatest love.”

“It’s always weird the thought of taking your clothes off in front of 20 people and then to have it projected in front of many more.”

“It’s amazing the things that you cry at. I cry when I smell my son’s hair in the morning. We have a moment of peace and I’ll be like, ‘Ahhhh! How can you love this much?'”

“It’s not socially acceptable to be a complete and utter manipulative cow.”

“I’ve never directed before, so I need to make sure that people know that I can. The movie that I’ve written, ‘The Sophisticates,’ is a… small ensemble comedy and I hope it’s charming and funny.”

“I’ve said from day one that I’ve got no problem with nudity. I’ve done it throughout my career.”

“Nothing I do is by design. It’s always the result of a happy accident. I didn’t have a career plan. It has just become the way it is. It’s all good fun.”

“People do seem to think that I’m going to be some wicked witch, and then they’re always surprised to find out I’m just a little clumsy nerd.”

“Shooting guns is not something I would do in my spare time.”

“Since being quite young, I’ve had a very strong sense of independence and survival. As a child, I was on my own two feet emotionally,”

“Sometimes it’s a bizarre, fairly cold, and horrifying thing to be a parent.”

“The more you love something, the worse you tend to audition. If you don’t really care about something, you kind of nail it.”

“There is something in the act of having tattoos done that I love. It can be quite addictive. I’ve got a few on my back because my friend is an artist, and a few on my arms. Every time I pass a tattoo parlour, I think, ‘Maybe just a tiny one.”

“There’s a perceived inverse relation between looks and talent. Look at Charlize Theron – she made herself ugly for ‘Monster’ and suddenly everyone said ‘she’s a genius.’ It shouldn’t be like that.”

“There’s nothing more exciting for an actor than a chance to lose, to be someone who has lost – especially if it’s someone who starts off with a veneer of control. To be broken is wonderful.”

“With fantasy and sci-fi, it’s based in a real fandom. You’re presenting to experts, and their source material is really important to them.”

Lena Headey gets a lot of backlash from fans for the role she plays in Game of Thrones. Check out this appearance she makes on Conan.

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