Helen Mirren

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Helen Mirren

Born (1945-07-26) 26 Julie 1945 (age 78)
Chiswick, Middlesex, Ingland
Years active1966-present
Hauf-marrae(s)Taylor Hackford (1997-present)

Dame Helen Lydia Mirren, DBE (née Mironoff; born 26 Julie 1945)[1] is an Inglis actress. Mirren begoud her actin career wi the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1967, an is ane o the few performers that hae achieved the Treeple Croun o Actin. She wan the Academy Awaird for Best Actress in 2007 for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen an received the Olivier Awaird for Best Actress an Tony Awaird for Best Actress in a Play for the same role in The Audience.

Mirren's ither Academy Awaird nominations include The Madness of King George (1994), Gosford Park (2001) an The Last Station (2009). For her role as polis detective Jane Tennison on the Breetish telly series Prime Suspect, that ran frae 1991 tae 2006, she wan three consecutive BAFTA Awairds for Best Actress atween 1992 an 1994 an twa Emmy Awairds.[2] She an aw received anither Emmy Awaird an a Gowden Globe Award for her performance in the miniseries Elizabeth I (2005).

Some o her ither notable film roles include Marcella in the 1984 film Cal, for that she wan the Cannes Film Festival Awaird for Best Actress, 2010 (1984), The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999), Calendar Girls (2003), Hitchcock (2012), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), Woman in Gold (2015), Trumbo (2015), an The Leisure Seeker (2017). She played Victoria Winslow in the action-comedy films Red (2010) an Red 2 (2013).

In 2003, she wis appyntit a Dame Commander o the Order o the Breetish Empire (DBE) for services tae drama.[3][4] In 2013, Mirren wis awairdit a starn on the Hollywood Walk of Fame,[5] an in 2014, BAFTA annoonced that Mirren wad be the recipient o the Academy Fellaeship.[6]

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  1. "Helen Mirren Biography: Actress (1945–)". Biography.com (FYI / A&E Networks). Retrieved 15 Juin 2016.
  2. Helen Mirren, Emmy Award, retrieved 11 Mairch 2018
  3. "No. 56963". The London Gazette (Supplement). 14 Juin 2003. p. 7.
  4. "Dame Helen centre stage at palace". BBC. 5 December 2003. Archived frae the original on 25 Julie 2012.
  5. "Helen Mirren Gets Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star" Archived 2013-01-16 at the Wayback Machine. Sky News. 4 January 2013.
  6. "Dame Helen Mirren – BAFTA Fellow in 2014". BAFTA. 26 Januar 2014. Retrieved 26 Januar 2014.