Helen Mirren

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Date of Birth July 26, 1945
Place of Birth London, England
Age 75 years old
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Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Lydia Mirren, is an English actor. Excelling on stage with the National Youth Theatre, her performance as Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra in 1965 saw her invited to join the Royal Shakespeare Company before she made her West End stage debut in 1975. Since then, Mirren has also had success in television and film. She is one of the few performers who have achieved the Triple Crown of Acting in the US. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen, the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for the same role in The Audience, and has won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie four times. Mirren's other Academy Award nominations were for The Madness of King George, Gosford Park, and The Last Station.

Born: Helen Lydia Mironoff, July 26, 1945, Hammersmith, London, England
Alma mater: New College of Speech and Drama
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1966–present
Relatives: Tania Mallet (cousin)
Awards: Full list
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About Helen Mirren

Longtime actress who won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Elizabeth II in the 2006 film The Queen. She starred in Phil Spector in 2013 and her role as Madame Mallory in the 2014 film The Hundred-Foot Journey earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy.

Before Fame

She joined the National Youth Theatre at the age of eighteen.

Achievement

Out of all the movies she filmed, she said her favorite role was playing the sadistic history teacher in Teaching Mrs. Tingle.

Family Life

She married Taylor Hackford in December 1997.

Associations

She was in Gosford Park with Maggie Smith.

Information related to Helen Mirren

  • British naturists
  • Golden Orange Honorary Award winners
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie Screen Actors Guild Award winners
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role Screen Actors Guild Award winners
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role Screen Actors Guild Award winners
  • European Film Award for Best Actress winners
  • Actresses from Essex
  • Best Miniseries or Television Movie Actress Golden Globe winners
  • Best Actress BAFTA Award winners
  • Actresses awarded British damehoods
  • Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Primetime Emmy Award winners
  • Best Drama Actress Golden Globe (film) winners
  • Best Actress Academy Award winners
  • BAFTA fellows
  • Volpi Cup winners
  • Alumni of Middlesex University
  • Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Screen Actors Guild Award winners
  • English radio actresses
  • National Youth Theatre members
  • English voice actresses
  • Laurence Olivier Award winners
  • Royal Shakespeare Company members
  • English atheists
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Latest information about Helen Mirren updated on October 19, 2020.

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