In a spasm of bad parenting, I sat down over the weekend to watch the movie 300 with the Regular Son. Bad idea: too much gore, and some scenes that had too much sex stuff going on. Fortunately he focused on the visual aspect of the movie, which comes from a Frank Miller graphic novel and was remarkable at times. Or at least that's what he said. Not sure; he's 14, and, well, you know.
Anyway, a relatively unknown British actress-model, Lena Headey, played the Queen of Sparta, Gorgo:
She apparently is now starring in the HBO series, Game of Thrones.