She was subsequently arrested and charged with burglary, which carries an imprisonment term of up to 10 years if convicted. Lucy Lawless may be best-known for playing the fearsome Xena: Warrior Princess, but her impressive CV also extends to Marvel. ' In 2015, Lawless landed the recurring guest role of Countess Palatine Ingrid Von Marburg in WGN America's Salem. Lucy is married to producer, Xena / Meg / Annie Day / Callisto / Princess Diana / Alecto / Arminestra / Evil Stepmother / Harmonia / Kali / Leah / Melinda 'Mel' Pappas / Pelia / Tyrella, Lucy Lawless Doubts a Clairvoyant’s Ability During an Investigation on My Life Is Murder, Grab Your Chakrams: These 25 Facts About Xena Will Leave You Chanting a Battle Cry, Lyle Lovett to Perform at The 8th Annual Ed Asner & Friends Poker Celebrity Night, IMDb Picks: '90s Shows That Need a Reboot Now, They're Back: Television Spin-offs We Love, Live Action Superheroes Who Did Not Originate From Comicbooks. She made a complete recovery, but several episodes of the second season of Xena were rewritten to focus on background characters to minimise the time Lawless was needed on set. Xena: Warrior Princess, like its parent programme, was a huge hit and achieved high ratings and cultural significance, lasting six seasons. They have two sons, Julius Robert Bay Tapert and Judah Miro Tapert, who were both born in New Zealand. , Lawless has said she suffered from bulimia as a child, but she was able to overcome the illness. Lawless played the role of Lucretia, the wife of Lentulus Batiatus, who were both the owners of a gladiator ludus, which also saw Lawless doing nude scenes for the first time. 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In 2014, Lawless voiced the militaristic "Queen of the Ants" in the American animated television series Adventure Time on the Cartoon Network. … So You Think You Can Dance Near the Stars? episodes Shadows and One Door Closes. As part of the MCU, she played Isabelle Hartley in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., but long before that, she nabbed a tiny role in Raimi's Spider-Man. Lucy Lawless/David Cross & Bob Odenkirk/Ani DiFranco, Macy's 21st Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular, Saturday Night Live: The Best of Cheri Oteri, Xena: Warrior Princess - What You Didn't Know About Xena, Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell, What to Watch if You Miss the "Game of Thrones" Cast. 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When this object was initially determined to be larger than Pluto, it gained international attention and forced a year-long debate among astronomers as to the definition of a planet (Observations made by New Horizons subsequently found Pluto to be marginally larger than the object, which was ultimately named Eris). 227.1k Followers, 26 Following, 176 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Lucy lawless (@reallucylawless)  In 2009, Lawless guest-starred in the HBO series Flight of the Conchords as Paula, assistant to the Prime Minister of New Zealand. Battlestar Galactica: The Last Frakkin' Special, Battlestar Galactica: Cylons - The Twelve, Lucy Lawless and Renee O'Connor - Grooving into Burbank - January 2008. Lawless had recurring roles as Diane Lewis-Swanson on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation (2012–2015), and as Countess Palatine Ingrid Von Marburg on the WGN America supernatural series Salem (2015). " Eventually, both it and Pluto were deemed not to be planets, and were instead classified as dwarf planets. 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She portrayed the title character in television series Xena: Warrior Princess (1995–2001); cylon model Number Three D'Anna Biers on the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica series (2005–2009); and Lucretia in the television series Spartacus: Blood and Sand (2010), its prequel Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011), and its sequel Spartacus: Vengeance (2012). Evil Dead", "Exclusive: Lucy Lawless Heading to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Lawless reprised her role as Lucretia in Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, which chronicled life in the Ludus before Spartacus's arrival, and she also returned for the sequel Spartacus: Vengeance.. , Lawless returned to television on 10 November 2008 in a guest-starring role on the CBS television series CSI: Miami, in a Season 7 episode, "Cheating Death", playing a madam with connections to a murder and helping Horatio "H" Caine with his inquiries. The object's nickname "Xena" was used in the press. " This reputation became cemented after her "graphic lesbian sex scenes" in Spartacus: Gods of the Arena. Lawless returned as Xena in two more episodes of the first season of Hercules, which portrayed her turn from villainess to a good, heroic character.  She is the fifth of six siblings (four brothers and one sister). She first appeared in the episode "The Warrior Princess," which aired in March 1995 (R. J. Stewart, one of Pacific Renaissance Pictures's in-house writers, dramatised the teleplay from a story that Robert G. "Rob" Tapert commissioned John Schulian to write). The character proved to be a fan favorite. The series ended in 2018. She also starred as Ruby on the Starz horror-comedy series Ash vs Evil Dead (2015–2018).  At 21, she won the 1989 Mrs New Zealand competition. , Xena: Warrior Princess in popular culture, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Lucy Lawless On Her Family Crisis, Her Precious Children and Celebrity Life in LA", "Lucy Lawless on the "Xena" revival, her new show and seizing life with both hands", "AUSXIP Lucy Lawless - Lesbian News 2003", "AUSXIP Lucy Lawless | Lesbian News 2003", "An interview with Lucy Lawless - AfterEllen", "Lucy Lawless and lesbians bring the sexy to the "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" trailer. Astronomer Michael E. Brown nicknamed his newly discovered dwarf planet "Xena"—finding this name more convenient to use than the then-official designation, 2003 UB313. Two musically-oriented episodes, "The Bitter Suite" and "Lyre, Lyre, Heart's on Fire," also showcased not only her singing but also that of some of her castmates. On 28 March 1998, Lawless married Xena's executive producer, Pacific Renaissance Pictures CEO Robert G. "Rob" Tapert. Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page. The series brought Lawless an immense amount of attention and she became an international celebrity. Lawless won the 2011 Saturn Award as Best Supporting Actress for her role as Lucretia in Spartacus: Blood and Sand. Marvel Cinematic Universe Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. Lawless provided the voice of Goldmoon for Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight, a direct-to-DVD animated movie based on the novel of the same name, as well as Wonder Woman in the direct-to-video animated movie Justice League: The New Frontier.  She played a role in the Adam Sandler movie Bedtime Stories released Christmas 2008. Lucy Lawless also portrayed Punk Rock Girl in the Sony Pictures Studios production Spider-Man . From 2005 to 2009, she had a recurring role in the television series Battlestar Galactica. The day, organised by the Official Lucy Lawless Fan Club, begins a week of charitable acts and donations by fans in honour and support of Lawless.  She pleaded guilty on 14 June 2012 to trespass charges regarding the February incident.