), Lucy was encouraged to resume her singing career after being a contestant on Celebrity Duets, which she finished as runner-up to Alfonso Ribeiro. She has described her family as "this big, sprawling Irish Catholic family",[2] and while filming in Ireland for the Discovery Channel in 2004, told Ireland on Sunday that her father's family originated in Quilty, County Clare. Company Credits Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of of Xena: Warrior Princess with exclusive news, photos, videos and more at TVGuide.com They married in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia that year, then returned to New Zealand, where their daughter, Daisy, was born. 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. 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). In 2014, she guest starred in Agents of Shield as Isabelle Hartley in the season two premiere,[32] and reprised the role later in episode 15 of season two, 'One Door Closes. Following the sentencing, Lawless said: "I consider it a great victory that the court has struck down the reparation demand from Shell, which I think was absolutely ludicrous."[48]. She is an actress, known for What Death Leaves Behind (2018), Xena: Warrior Princess (1995) and The Sunchaser (1996). It is a spin-off of the show Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. Xena: Warrior Princess is an Emmy Award-winning American cult television series.It was first shown from September 15, 1995 until June 18, 2001. New Scientist magazine polled the public on their preferred final name for the so-called tenth planet; "Xena" ranked number 4. [5] In "The Gauntlet", her army turns against her, believing Xena has become weak after she stops her lieutenant Darphus from killing a child in a sacked village. With Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Hudson Leick, Ted Raimi. Directed by Mark Beesley. [16], For her strong support of LGBT rights, including her public support for same-sex marriage,[17] in 2017 Lawless was given the Star 100–Ally of the Year award at the Australian LGBTI Awards ceremony. They meet for first time a warrior-wannabe called Joxer, and Xena has to face a dark event from her past related to Callisto and her village, Cirra. The show was developed by Sam Raimi and RJ Stewart. Lawless is a member of the board of trustees of the StarShip Foundation, the charity arm of the Starship Children's Health (hospital) which is part of the Auckland District Health Board. | Initially, she sets out to kill him. An action game for the Playstation based on the hit TV series. [42][43], In May 2009 Lawless became a "climate ambassador" for the Greenpeace "Sign On" campaign. If you've watched even just one episode of the quirky cult-adventure series Xena: Warrior Princess, then there's a strong likelihood that you became … [4] At 21, she won the 1989 Mrs New Zealand competition. Official Sites She also wore a much darker costume. 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. Lawless said she intends for now to remain involved with Greenpeace. Early 1995 a young actress starred in several Hercules The Legendary Journeys episodes in various roles. Genre superstar Karl Urban is well known across a half-dozen franchises, including key supporting roles in Star Trek,… Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, coordinating producer / producer / supervising producer (134 episodes, 1995-2001), executive producer (134 episodes, 1995-2001), producer: New Zealand / line producer / producer (134 episodes, 1995-2001), executive producer / co-executive producer (134 episodes, 1995-2001), co-executive producer / producer (117 episodes, 1995-2000), supervising producer / co-executive producer (98 episodes, 1995-2000), producer / co-producer / co-executive producer / supervising producer (91 episodes, 1995-2000), producer / co-producer (44 episodes, 1998-2000), co-producer / producer (44 episodes, 1999-2001), associate producer (22 episodes, 2000-2001), supervising producer (12 episodes, 2000-2001), co-executive producer (6 episodes, 1999-2000), hair stylist / makeup artist (43 episodes, 1999-2001), makeup/hair supervisor / 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