Lucy Lawless is a New Zealand actress, activist, and musician. Lawless plays Ruby Knowby in Ash vs Evil Dead. She is best known for for playing the title character of the internationally successful television series Xena: Warrior Princess and recurring in Hercules the Legendary Journeys. She is also known widely known for her role as Number Three on the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica series, and for the role of Lucretia on the television series  Spartacus: Blood and Sand, its prequel Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, and its sequel Spartacus: Vengeance.




Year Title Role Notes
1990 Within the Law Verity
1990 A Bitter Song Nurse 1 Short film
1991 The End of the Golden Weather Joe's Girl
1993 The Rainbow Warrior Jane Redmond Television movie
1993 Typhon's People Mink Tertius Television movie
1994 Hercules and the Amazon Women Lysia Television movie
1996 Peach Peach Short film
1998 Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus Xena
2000 Ginger Snaps Announcer on School's PA System Uncredited
2002 Spider-Man Punk Rock Girl
2004 EuroTrip Madame Vandersexxx
2005 Boogeyman Mary Jensen
2005 Locusts Maddy Rierdon Television movie
2005 Vampire Bats Maddy Rierdon Television movie
2006 The Darkroom Cheryl
2008 Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight Goldmoon
2008 Justice League: The New Frontier Wonder Woman
2008 Bedtime Stories Aspen
2009 Bitch Slap Mother Superior
2010 Lez Chat Construction Worker Short film


Year Title Role Notes
1989 Funny Business Various Unknown episodes
1990 Shark in the Park Kim Hughes Episode: "Double or Quits"
1991 For the Love of Mike Helen Episode: "1.6"
1992 Ray Bradbury Theater Liddy Barton Episode: "Fee Fie Foe Fum"
1993 The New Adventures of the Black Stallion Sarah McFee Episode: "Riding the Volcano"
1994 High Tide Undercover policewoman Episode: "Shanghied"
1995 High Tide Sharon List Episode: "Dead in the Water"
1995–1998 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Lyla 2 episodes
1995 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Xena 6 episodes
1995–2001 Xena: Warrior Princess Xena 134 episodes
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television
1999 The Simpsons Herself Episode: "Treehouse of Horror X"
2001 Just Shoot Me! Stacy Episode: "The Auction"
2001 The X-Files Shannon McMahon 2 episodes
2003 Tarzan Kathleen Clayton 7 episodes
2004 Less than Perfect Tracy Fletcher Episode: "Ignoring Lydia"
2005 Two and a Half Men Pamela Episode: "It Was Mame, Mom"
2005–2009 Battlestar Galactica D'Anna Biers / Number Three humanoid Cylon 16 episodes
2006 Veronica Mars Agent Morris Episode: "onut Run"
2007 Burn Notice Evelyn Episode: "False Flag"
2007 Curb Your Enthusiasm Lucy Lawless Episode: "The TiVo Guy"
2007 Football Wives Tanya Austin Unsold TV pilot
2008 CSI: Miami Audrey Yates Episode: "Cheating Death"
2009 The L Word Sgt. Marybeth Duffy 2 episodes
2009 Flight of the Conchords Paula Episode: "New Zealand Town"
2009 Angel of Death Vera Episode: "Help"
2010 Spartacus: Blood and Sand Lucretia 13 episodes
Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television
Golden Nymph Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
2011 Spartacus: Gods of the Arena Lucretia 6 episodes
2011 American Dad! Stacy Episode: "A Piñata Named Desire"
2011 No Ordinary Family Helen Burton 4 episodes
2012 Spartacus: Vengeance Lucretia 10 episodes
2012–2014 Parks and Recreation Diane Lewis 10 episodes
2013 Top of the Lake Caroline Platt 2 episodes
2014–2015 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Isabelle Hartley 2 episodes
2014 The Code Alex Wisham 6 episodes
2014 Adventure Time General Tarsal Episode: "Dentist"
2015 Salem Countess Marburg 11 episodes
2015 Ash vs Evil Dead Ruby Knowby




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