Lena Heady’s Top 5 Most Badass Roles
2. Queen Gorgo in “300”
This will not be over quickly. You will not enjoy this. I am not your queen.
When it comes to cinematic Queens, Gorgo (Heady) in the spartan epic “300” is about as tough as they come. Not only is she the bride of the mighty and legendary Leonitis (Gerard Butler), but she is not afraid to speak her mind to her husband and on the floor of a spineless senate. Although she was forced… ahem… into some less favorable situations by one particular slime ball politician (typical), she ultimately attains revenge with a demoralizing whisper of justice.
Don’t take my word for it. Watch the lovely Queen Gorgo achieve revenge with the tip of a stolen blade.
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