Starz has released new promo pics and bios for the characters and the actors.
Ilithyia is the alluring and cunning wife of Glaber. Wanting nothing more than a life of comfort and upward mobility in Rome, she is dismayed to be bound to her husband?s unfortunate burden of extinguishing the rebellion in Capua. Returning to the city where she witnessed, and caused, so much bloody intrigue threatens to destroy the standing she has long thought rightfully hers.
Played by Viva Bianca
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Viva Bianca plays Ilithyia in the STARZ Original series
Since graduating from WAAPA (Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts) with the best actress award, Bianca has established a career that moves fluidly between film, television and theater.
In film, she starred in the lead role of Ophelia in the psychological thriller Bad Bush, directed by Sam Genocchio, and played Becky in Accidents Happen, a comedy starring Geena Davis and directed by Andrew Lancaster.
She has had guest leads on Australian television series such as ?All Saints, "Blue Heelers," "Marshall Law," and "The Strip" Her theater experience includes "Twelfth Night," "Dancing at Lughnasa," "Queen C" and "This Is a Play."
Now based in Sydney, she grew up in Melbourne, Australia, the daughter of film composer Cezary Skubiszewski, whose scores include director Gillian Armstrong?s 2007 Death Defying Acts, starring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Guy Pearce.
Learn more about Viva's role on Spartacus by going to the Official Viva Bianca Spartacus subsite