LEX King is set to steal hearts as goddess Aphrodite in new series Troy: The Fall of a City.
Here’s everything you need to know about the star ahead of her appearance on the show…
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Who is Lex King?
Lex King is a British-South African actress who has appeared in a series of ads as well as films.
This included a Raffello chocolate advert in 2016, where she was seen jumping from a plane.
On top of pursuing an acting career, the star is also studying a masters degree in Psychology and Neuroscience.
She currently lives in Los Angeles after relocating to focus on her career.
On top of her education and acting roles, she has also worked as a fashion model.
What else have they been in?
Lex is still relatively new to acting, and has appeared in a handful of roles since turning her attention to the industry in 2012.
She has appeared in film Eye in the Sky alongside Helen Mirren and Alan Rickman, as well as TV series Dominion in 2015.
The star also featured in 20 episodes of American series SAF3 (a.k.a. Safe).
What is Troy: Fall Of A City about?
The eight-part series will portray the epic story of a battle between mortals and gods – and the origins in which set the wheels in motion for the siege of Troy.
Louis Hunter and Bella Dayne play the lead roles of lovers Paris and Helen, whose love affair brings society to its knees.
Told from the perspective of the Trojan royal family at the heart of the siege, Troy: Fall Of A City “is a rich story of love, intrigue, betrayal and belonging”.
Creator David Farr said: “I’m delighted we’ve assembled such a high-quality ensemble cast, mixing some exciting new faces with experienced actors whom I have long coveted and admired.”