Lucy Lawless

Lucy Lawless

235 Fans
Age
46
Birthday
Mar. 29th, 1968
Born in
Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand
Height
5' 10

Lucy Lawless' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Battlestar Galactica TV Show
Battlestar Galactica
Spartacus: Blood and Sand TV Show
Spartacus: Blood and Sand
Xena: Warrior Princess TV Show
Xena: Warrior Princess
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena TV Show
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys TV Show
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
Tarzan TV Show
Tarzan
The Code (AU) TV Show
The Code (AU)
Hercules and Xena: The Battle for Mount Olympus TV Show
Hercules and Xena: The Battle for Mount Olympus
Celebrity Duets TV Show
Celebrity Duets
 

Main Movie Roles

2009 - Bitch Slap
2008 - Bedtime Stories
2005 - Boogeyman
2004 - EuroTrip
2002 - Spider-Man
2000 - Ginger Snaps
1995 - Your Studio and You
1991 - The End of the Golden Weather

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Diane Lewis
9
Helen Burton
4
Sgt. Marybeth Duffy
2
Herself (Voiced)
2
Sharon List
2
Shannon McMahon
2
Liddy Barton
1
Evelyn
1
Stacy
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

New Zealand icon Lucy Lawless, is most famously known for her role as Xena the Warrior Princess. Lucy is married to producer Robert Gerard Tapert and resides in New Zealand. They have two sons, Julius Robert Bay Tapert and Judah Miro Tapert who were both born in New Zealand. Lucy also has a daughter, Daisy Lawless, from her first marriage to Garth Lawless.

She was awarded an Order of Merit in the New Zealand Queen's Birthday Honor List in June 2004. Lucy, whose role as Xena in Xena: Warrior Princess made her a cult television star, has been involved with the Starship Foundation and has held a role on its board of trustees. She was awarded the Order of Merit for services to entertainment and the community.

In 1995 Lucy landed the role of Xena: Warrior Princess in the show Hercules: The Legendary Journeys in a three story arc that led to her own spin-off show Xena: Warrior Princess for six seasons.

Whilst she has been primarily known for her role on Xena: Warrior Princess, Lucy has also appeared in the classic TV series Battlestar Galactica in the semi-regular role of D'anna Biers amongst her other many and varied roles including the hit Adam Sandler movie Bedtime Stories. Lucy was also in several made-for-TV movies including: Locusts and Vampire Bats. She also lent her voice to the straight-to-video movies: Justice League: The New Frontier and Dragonlance: Dragons of the Autumn Twilight. During 2011 Lucy appeared in the No Ordinary Family as the mysterious Mrs X and also appeared in the prequel to Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Spartacus: Gods of the Arena and Spartacus Vengeance as Lucretia.

Her most recent role was Caroline Platt in Jane Campion's Top of the Lake, a BBC Mini-Series in New Zealand with Holly Hunter and Elisabeth Moss.

She plays the recurring character of Diane Lewis in NBC's Parks and Recreation.

She will play Velma Kelly in the Auckland Theatre Company's adaptation of Chicago The Musical from 1-24 November 2013.


TRIVIA:
  • (16 October 1999) Son, Julius Robert Bay Tapert, born in New Zealand.
  • Owns a holiday house at Taupo on the shores of Lake Taupo, New Zealand.
  • Sister-in-law of actress 'Mary Beth Tapert' (qv).
  • Was asked by 'Peter Jackson (I)' (qv) to audition for the role of "Galadriel" in "Lord of the Rings", but declined because her pregnancy would stall production.
  • Gave birth to third child, Judah Miro Tapert, May 7, 2002 in New Zealand: weight 8 lbs, 8 ounces. It's her second child with Robert Tapert.
  • A vocal supporter of gay rights, Lawless is considered something of a gay icon. After the cancellation of _"Xena: Warrior Princess" (1995)_ (qv), Lawless has said she considered her character a lesbian. Since that time the actress has also worked to support equal protections for gay and lesbian couples including protesting Proposition 8, which stripped gay and lesbian couples of the right to wed in California.
  • (1991) Studied drama at the William Davis Center for Actors Study, under 'William B. Davis' (qv).
  • Lucy suffered a miscarriage immediately following the filming of the last episode of Xena. She considered canceling the appearance she was to make with Xena partner 'Renée O'Connor (I)' (Gabrielle) at a fan convention. However, she decided to showed up despite the tragic event just a few days earlier and even though Renee was 6 months pregnant with her first baby.


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