Lena Headey: ‘I wanted a better death for Cersei’
The actor hasn’t stood still since Game of Thrones ended. There’s her short film, her work with refugees – and there’s always another tattoo…
Lena Headey has been an actor for the better part of three decades, but the experience has not eased the doubt she has in her abilities. And even near-universal praise of the kind she received for her portrayal of Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones doesn’t do the trick.
“No, it makes me doubt myself more,” she says, when we meet in her apartment-like suite at the Soho House in Berlin. “Because you think they must be fucking lying.”