Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren

Age
70
Birthday
Jul. 26th, 1945
Born in
Chiswick, London, England, UK
Height
5' 4"

Helen Mirren's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Prime Suspect (UK) TV Show
Prime Suspect (UK)
A Bucket O' French And Saunders (UK) TV Show
A Bucket O' French And Saunders (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Woman in Gold
2014 - The Hundred-Foot Journey
2013 - RED 2
2013 - Monsters University
2012 - Hitchcock
2011 - Arthur
2011 - Brighton Rock
2010 - Love Ranch
2010 - Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
2010 - RED
2009 - State of Play
2008 - Inkheart
2007 - National Treasure: Book of Secrets
2006 - The Queen
2005 - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
2004 - The Clearing
2004 - Raising Helen
2003 - Calendar Girls
2001 - No Such Thing
2001 - Gosford Park
2001 - Greenfingers
2001 - Last Orders
1999 - Teaching Mrs. Tingle
1998 - The Prince of Egypt
1997 - Critical Care
1996 - Some Mother's Son
1994 - The Madness of King George
1990 - The Comfort of Strangers
1986 - The Mosquito Coast
1985 - White Nights
1984 - 2010: The Year We Make Contact
1984 - Cal
1981 - Excalibur
1980 - The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu
1980 - The Long Good Friday
1979 - Caligula
1973 - O Lucky Man!
1973 - O Lucky Man!

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Herself - Guest
2
Herself - Actress (segment "The Dame")
2
Becky's Inner Voice (Voiced)
2
Maddie Duncan (segment "Dead Woman's Shoes")
1
Princess Emilia
1
Stella McKenzie
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Has a tattoo of a star on her left hand, acquired at a Native American reservation in Minnesota.
  • She is the only actress to play both Queen Elizabeth I (in _"Elizabeth I" (2005)_ (qv)) and 'Queen Elizabeth II' (qv) (_The Queen (2006)_ (qv)).
  • She won an Oscar for playing Queen Elizabeth II in _The Queen (2006)_ (qv), making her the most recent of eleven actors to win the Award for playing a real person who was still alive at the evening of the Award ceremony (as of 2007). The other ten actors and their respective performances are: 'Spencer Tracy' (qv) for playing Father Edward Flanagan in _Boys Town (1938)_ (qv), 'Gary Cooper (I)' (qv) for playing Alvin C. York in _Sergeant York (1941)_ (qv), 'Patty Duke' (qv) for playing Helen Keller in _The Miracle Worker (1962)_ (qv), 'Jason Robards' (qv) for playing Benjamin Bradlee in _All the President's Men (1976)_ (qv), 'Robert De Niro' (qv) for playing Jake La Motta in _Raging Bull (1980)_ (qv), 'Sissy Spacek' (qv) for playing Loretta Lynn in _Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)_ (qv), 'Susan Sarandon' (qv) for playing Sister Helen Prejean in _Dead Man Walking (1995)_ (qv), 'Geoffrey Rush' (qv) for playing David Helfgott in _Shine (1996)_ (qv), 'Julia Roberts (I)' (qv) for playing Erin Brockovich in _Erin Brockovich (2000)_ (qv) and 'Jim Broadbent' (qv) for playing John Bayley in _Iris (2001/I)_ (qv).
  • (2007) Won Film Achievement, Greatest Britons.
  • Used to work in Southend on Sea; Essex; UK at an amusement park "The Kursaal" as a "blagger" to attract customers on to rides.
  • According to an article in People Weekly (November 3, 1980) her tattoo is an American Indian symbol meaning "equal but opposite".
  • (2001) Nominated for Best Actress, 'Laurence Olivier' (qv) Theatre Award for her performance of "Orpheus Descending" at the Donmar Warehouse.
  • 'John Boorman' (qv) said he cast her opposite 'Nicol Williamson' (qv) in _Excalibur (1981)_ (qv), against both of their protests, because he felt their dislike of each other made them perfect as rivals Morgana and Merlin.


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