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Helen Mirren

Television Actress / Film Actress / Voice Actress / Stage Actress / Actress / Film Producer / Film Director | * 07/26/1945 (75) | Hammersmith, London, England, UK
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Dame Helen Lydia Mirren, (née Mironoff; born 26 July 1945) 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 (1994), Gosford Park (2001), and The Last Station (2009). For her role as police detective Jane Tennison on the British television series ()
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Dame Helen Lydia Mirren DBE (née Mironoff) 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. Some of her other notable film roles include Marcella in the 1984 film Cal, for which she won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress, 2010 (1984), The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), The Madness of King George (1994), Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999), Gosford Park (2001), Calendar Girls (2003), The Last Station (2009), Hitchcock (2012), and The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014). She also starred as Victoria Winslow in the action-comedy films RED and RED 2.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Helen Mirren

Academy Award for Best Actress Dame Commander of The Order of The British Empire Theatre World Award Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play Fellow of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences Order of The British Empire Golden Globe Award BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Volpi Cup for Best Actress Screen Actors Guild Award Emmy Award European Film Award for Best Actress European Film Academy Achievement in World Cinema Award 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 2x Academy Award for Best Actress 2x Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play European Film Award – Jameson People's Choice Award – Best Actress 2x European Film Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Helen Mirren as Actress(124)

as Magdalene Shaw2021 F9
as (voice)2020 The One and Only Ivan
as Dorothy Bunton2020 The Duke
as Betty McLeish2019 The Good Liar
as Herself (archive footage)2019 An Accidental Studio
as Olga2019 Anna
as Margaret2019 Berlin, I Love You
as Sarah Winchester2018 Winchester
as herself2017 The Pulitzer At 100
as Ella Spencer2017 The Leisure Seeker
as Magdalene Shaw (uncredited)2017 The Fate of the Furious
as Narrator2017 Cries from Syria
as Brigitte2016 Collateral Beauty
as Herself - Narrator (voice)2015 Unity
as Hedda Hopper2015 Trumbo
as Colonel Katherine Powell2015 Eye in the Sky
as Maria Altmann2015 Woman in Gold
as Herself - Interviewee2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
as Madam Mallory2014 The Hundred-Foot Journey
as Victoria2013 RED 2
as Queen Elizabeth II2013 National Theatre Live: The Audience
as Dean Hardscrabble (voice)2013 Monsters University
as Linda Kenney Baden2013 Phil Spector
as Emerenc2012 The Door
as Alma Reville2012 Hitchcock
as Narrator (voice)2011 Arabia 3D
as Hobson2011 Arthur
as Angela2010 The Santa Claus Gang
as Rachel Singer2010 The Debt
as Prospera2010 The Tempest
as Grace Bontempo2010 Love Ranch
as Victoria2010 RED
as Ida2010 Brighton Rock
as Cameron Lynne2009 State of Play
as Sofya Tolstoya2009 The Last Station
as Narrator2009 Yes Madam, Sir
as Nica - Narrator2009 The Jazz Baroness
as Elinor Loredan2008 Inkheart
as Queen Elizabeth II2006 The Queen
as Rose2005 Shadowboxer
as Eileen Hayes2004 The Clearing
as Macheeba (voice)2004 Pride
as Dominique Courier2004 Raising Helen
as Chris Harper2003 Calendar Girls
as Mrs. Porter2002 Door to Door
as Mrs. Wilson2001 Gosford Park
as Amy2001 Last Orders
as Georgina Woodhouse2001 Greenfingers
as The Boss2001 No Such Thing
as Doctor2001 The Pledge
as Ayn Rand1999 The Passion of Ayn Rand
as Mrs. Eve Tingle1999 Teaching Mrs. Tingle
as Maggie Sheridan1998 Painted Lady
as The Queen (voice)1998 The Prince of Egypt
as Stella1997 Critical Care
as Kathleen Quigley1996 Some Mother's Son
as Chase Phillips1996 Losing Chase
as The Snow Queen1995 The Snow Queen
as Queen Charlotte1994 The Madness of King George
as Narrator1994 Children of God
as Geruth1994 Royal Deceit
as DCI Jane Tennison1993 Prime Suspect 3: The Keeper of Souls
as Frances Penny Bethune1993 Bethune: The Making of a Hero
as Annie Marsh1993 The Hawk
as Lilia Herriton1991 Where Angels Fear to Tread
as Caroline1990 The Comfort of Strangers
as Clemmie Jenkins1989 When the Whales Came
as Lydia Neuman1988 Pascali's Island
as Alma Rattenbury1987 Cause célèbre
as Princess Emilia1987 The Little Mermaid
as Mother Fox1986 The Mosquito Coast
as Narrator1986 Invocation: Maya Deren
as Ruth Chancellor1986 Heavenly Pursuits
as Galina Ivanova1985 White Nights
as Marcella1984 Cal
as Tanya Kirbuk1984 2010
as Celia1982 Soft Targets
as Imogen1982 Cymbeline
as Morgana1981 Excalibur
as Mrs. Reinhardt1981 Mrs. Reinhardt
as Beaty Simons1980 Hussy
as Victoria1980 The Long Good Friday
as Caesonia1979 Caligula
as May Sloan - Stewardess1979 S.O.S. Titanic
as Rosalind1978 As You Like It
as Margery Pinchwife1977 The Country Wife
as Stella1976 The Collection
as Ophelia / Gertrude1976 Hamlet
as Claretta Petacci1975 Caesar and Claretta
as Stella McKenzie1974 A Coffin for the Bride
as Patricia / Casting Assistant1973 O Lucky Man!
as Gosh Boyle1972 Savage Messiah
as Miss Julie1972 Miss Julie
as Cora Ryan1969 Age of Consent
as Advert Woman1967 Herostratus

TV Shows/Series with Helen Mirren as Actress(31)

as Catherine the Great2019 Catherine the Great
as Queen Elizabeth I2017 Mambo
as Herself - Host2015 Documentary Now!
as herself2007 The Graham Norton Show
1993 GMTV
as Guest Caller - Babette1993 Frasier
as DCI Jane Tennison1991 Prime Suspect
as Princess Emilia1982 Faerie Tale Theatre
as herself1978 An Audience with...
as Mrs. Reinhardt1974 Playhouse
as Valerie1971 Cousin Bette
1952 Today

Movies with Helen Mirren as Crew(1)

Directing/Director2001 On The Edge

TV Shows/Series with Helen Mirren as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2019 Catherine the Great

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Helen Lydia Mirren
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Thursday, 07/26 1945 (July) in Chiswick (current age: 75 years + 59 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Middlesex University
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Spouses (current/former): Taylor Hackford
Other names for Helen Mirren (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"헬렌 미렌"
"Έλεν Μίρεν"
Helen Mirren frequently works together with these people:
Robert Downey Jr. (11x, Actor)
Hugh Grant (11x, Actor)
Daniel Radcliffe (10x, Actor)
Kevin Bacon (10x, Actor)
Patrick Stewart (9x, Actor)
Ewan McGregor (9x, Actor)
Jack Black (9x, Actor)
Charlize Theron (9x, Actress)
Sarah Jessica Parker (9x, Actress)
John Lithgow (9x, Actor)
Lionel Richie (9x, Actor)
Ciarán Hinds (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1510, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/11/2020