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Gender: F Origin of Cersei: Modern invented name

Cersei Lannister is one of the most villainous -- and, in a certain light, glamorous -- characters in HBO's Game of Thrones, played by beautiful actress Lena Headey.Though we can't say for sure how author George R.R. Martin came up with the character's name, it is a near-homophone with Circe, a seductive witch in Greek mythology.

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Cersei Lannister, character in TV phenomenon "Game of Thrones" and world-famous book series "A Song of Ice and Fire"