Celebrity divorces, breakups of 2013 / 2012

Slideshow posted in Photos | Monday, January 23, 2012

22 of 143: Lena Headey, who plays the evil queen Cersei Lannister in HBO's 'Game of Thrones' filed for divorce from her husband of 5-years, musician Peter Loughran.

The 38-year-old English actress cited irreconcilable differences in the documents, which were filed in Los Angeles Superior County Court on July 20. According to the documents, obtained by People magazine, Headey said that the couple had been separated since 2011.

Headey and Loughran wed in May 2007 and are parents to 2-year-old son Wylie Elliot Loughran, of whom the actress is seeking joint legal and physical custody.

Headey is best known for her role in 'Game of Thrones' and for appearing in films like 'The Brothers Grimm,' '300' and 'The Red Baron.'

(Pictured: Lena Headey appears in a still from the 2007 film, '300.') (Warner Bros. Entertainment)