Today is actor Lucy Lawless’ birthday.
Best known for her iconic role as Xena: Warrior Princess in the 1990s television series, Lawless is an acclaimed performer amongst fantasy and science fiction fans. After Xena, Lawless held notable television roles in Battlestar Galactica, Spartacus: God of the Arena, and the super-hero inspired series No Ordinary Family. And in a perfect moment in voice casting, Lawless also portrayed Wonder Woman in the DC Comics animated movie, Justice League: The New Frontier.
Lawless recently appeared on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s first season as Agent Isabelle Hartley, and will join Bruce Campbell in the Army of Darkness sequel Ash Vs. The Evil Dead.
Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Lawless turns 47 today. Happy birthday, Lucy Lawless.