Lucille Frances Ryan was born Mar 29, 1968 in Auckland, New Zealand
Lucy started acting in 1987 in the NZ show Funny Business. But her first role for US audiences was in 1994 in the TV movie Hercules and the Amazon Women as Lysia. She then played Xena in the series Hercules: the Legendary Journeys, which led to her most famous role as Xena: Warrior Princess from 1995 - 2001. After that she was in The X-Files in 2001, Tarzan in 2003, and had guest spots in Eurotrip, Spiderman II, Locusts, Vampire Bats, Veronica Mars, Burn Notice, CSI: Miami; and Battlestar Galactica from 2005 - 2009. And she starred in the three Spartacus series from 2011 to 2012.
Lucy as Lucretia in "Spartacus"