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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 03 Jan 2013
  • Address:
    6714 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 205th
    Monthly Average: 209th
  • Notes: Selected for 2013, the 2,488th Star Unvieled

Helen Mirren

Next star: Yehudi Menuhin
Previous star: Bob Barker

Biography

Mirren at the Moët British Independent Film Awards on 7 December 2014

Dame Helen Lydia Mirren, DBE (née Mironoff; born 26 July 1945), is an English actor. Mirren began her acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1967, and is one of the few performers who have achieved the Triple Crown of Acting, having won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2007, after two previous nominations, for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen. In 2015 she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play, after two previous nominations, for her performance in The Audience, in which she also portrayed Elizabeth II. The Audience was written by Peter Morgan, who also wrote The Queen. Mirren won her first of several Emmy Awards in 1996 for her performance as police detective Jane Tennison on the acclaimed ITV series Prime Suspect, which ran for a total of seven seasons between 1991 and 2006.

Fact file

  • Born: Helen Lydia Mironoff 26 July 1945 (age 70) Hammersmith, London, England
  • Alma mater: New College of Speech and Drama
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1966–present
  • Spouse(s): Taylor Hackford (m. 1997)
  • Awards: Full list
  • Website: www.helenmirrenofficial.com

Read more about Helen Mirren at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

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Variety, 2019-05-10 10:36:11
“There are unscrupulous people in Russia – fortunately, I am one of them,” declares a formidable Helen Mirren in full regalia as Catherine the Great in the first trailer of the Sky series based on the Russian empress, which will be on HBO in the U.S. Oscar-winner Mirren is joined ...

Dame Helen Mirren gives Netflix short shrift at Cinema-Con
BBC Entertainment, 2019-04-03 10:24:50
The actress uses colourful language while championing the cinema experience at an event in Las Vegas.

Helen Mirren curses at streaming giant: 'I love Netflix, but (expletive) Netflix'
USA Today Movies, 2019-04-03 02:23:14
Helen Mirren – yes, Dame Helen – had some choice words for Netflix at CinemaCon, the theater owners convention in Las Vegas.         

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