Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren

Jul. 26th, 1945
Born in
Chiswick, London, England, UK
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 - Brighton Rock
2011 - Arthur
2010 - Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
2010 - RED
2010 - Love Ranch
2009 - State of Play
2008 - Inkheart
2007 - National Treasure: Book of Secrets
2006 - The Queen
2005 - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
2004 - Raising Helen
2004 - The Clearing
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
1973 - O Lucky Man!
1973 - O Lucky Man!

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Herself - Host
Herself - Actress
Eleanor Roosevelt
Herself - Guest
Becky's Inner Voice (Voiced)
Herself - Actress
[Complete List]


  • Is one of six actresses to have won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award and SAG Award. The others in chronological order are 'Julia Roberts (I)' (qv) for _Erin Brockovich (2000)_ (qv), 'Renée Zellweger' (qv) for _Cold Mountain (2003)_ (qv), 'Reese Witherspoon' (qv) for _Walk the Line (2005)_ (qv), 'Jennifer Hudson (I)' (qv) for _Dreamgirls (2006)_ (qv) and 'Kate Winslet' (qv) for _The Reader (2008)_ (qv).
  • '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.
  • Before marrying director 'Taylor Hackford' (qv) in 1997, she had lived with him in Los Angeles since 1986.
  • Has a tattoo of a star on her left hand, acquired at a Native American reservation in Minnesota.
  • (2001) Nominated for Best Actress, 'Laurence Olivier' (qv) Theatre Award for her performance of "Orpheus Descending" at the Donmar Warehouse.
  • According to an article in People Weekly (November 3, 1980) her tattoo is an American Indian symbol meaning "equal but opposite".
  • She and her husband 'Taylor Hackford' (qv) are both Oscar-winners.
  • Despite her Russian birth name and ancestry, she is not fluent in Russian.

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