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Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Name :

Illiana Lydia Petrovna Mironova

Birth Date :

July 26, 1945

Birth Place :

Chiswick, London, England, UK

Spouse :

Taylor Hackford (film director and producer, since 31-Dec-97)

Claim to fame :

As DCI Jane Tennison in TV-movie "Prime Suspect" (1991)

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Video: Helen Mirren Shows Off Her Twerking Skills on TV

August 06, 2014 05:00:31 GMT

showed people how to twerk as she appeared in a recent episode of "". The actress, who turned 69 on July 26, was stopping by the talk show on Tuesday, August 5 to promote her new movie "" when she recalled a moment she received The Hasty Pudding Club's Woman of the Year Award at Harvard University.
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Netflix in Talks to Develop Royal Drama About Queen Elizabeth II

May 23, 2014 07:58:35 GMT

Netflix and Sony Pictures Television are in negotiations for a potential new original series "The Crown". The drama will focus on the weekly audiences Queen Elizabeth II has given to prime ministers since her accession in 1952.
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Helen Mirren Twerks at Hasty Pudding Award Event

January 31, 2014 03:04:40 GMT

was in high spirit as she attended Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals Woman of the Year Celebration on Thursday, January 30 in Cambridge, Mass. The veteran actress showed off some twerking moves in front of the crowd and rode a convertible alongside the Hasty Pudding members who dressed in drag.
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2014 SAG Awards: Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto Among Early Winners

January 19, 2014 02:21:18 GMT

was the first name called out as winner at the SAG Awards ceremony held on Saturday, January 18. The "" actress and newcomer beat "" star who was triumphant in the Supporting Actress category at the recent Golden Globes.
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Helen Mirren Wins London Theatre Award for Her Role as Queen Elizabeth II

November 18, 2013 04:31:34 GMT

once again got acknowledged for her portrayal of the Queen of England. On Sunday, November 17, she was named Best Actress at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II in the West End production of "The Audience".
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Helen Mirren Confirmed to Star as French Chef in Oprah-Produced 'Hundred-Foot Journey'

July 02, 2013 07:31:15 GMT

"" has found its leading cast. Variety confirms the coverage of Deadline, which broke the news first, stating that , the Elizabeth II depicter in 2006's "", is set to headline the culinary competition movie with her portrayal of eccentric and famous chef Madame Mallory.
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Helen Mirren Tells Noisy Drummer to 'Shut the F**k Up'

May 07, 2013 03:34:14 GMT

Dame was dressed in full Queen Elizabeth II costume when she shocked a group of street drummers on Saturday, May 4. The 67-year-old actress, who played the Queen in drama "The Audience", stormed out of a London theater in the middle of her show and berated the drummers for being too noisy and disturbing the play.
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Helen Mirren Crowned Best Actress at Olivier Awards

April 29, 2013 06:30:44 GMT

Award-winning actress added another best actress trophy to her shelf as she accepted her award from at the Olivier Awards in London on Sunday, April 28. Mirren was honored for her portrayal of regal yet vulnerable Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's play "The Audience".
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Helen Mirren Sports New Pink Hair

February 11, 2013 07:46:10 GMT

Dame shocked everyone during 2013 BAFTA Awards on Sunday, February 10 with her new hair color. The 67-year-old actress dyed her hair pink which highlighted her new choppy pixie cut.
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First 'Star Wars' Standalone Film Allegedly Has Found Its Central Character

February 05, 2013 07:13:49 GMT

Hot on heels of swirling rumors about possible Hulk-centric films in Walt Disney Pictures/Marvel Studio's Phase 3 slate, another big rumor surrounding the Mouse House's upcoming project surfaces. This time around, it's about Disney/LucasFilm's "Star Wars" franchise.
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Helen Mirren Defends Al Pacino in New 'Phil Spector' Trailer

February 05, 2013 06:59:39 GMT

HBO has debuted a new trailer for its upcoming film "". It sees an attorney, Linda Kenny Baden (played by ), who agrees to defend the title character (played by ) who's accused of killing actress Lana Clarkson.
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Helen Mirren's Wax Figure Unveiled in Madame Tussauds Berlin

February 05, 2013 05:53:52 GMT

One of Britain's most celebrated and best loved actresses, , again is honored with a brand new wax figure. Her "twin" can be seen at Madame Tussauds Berlin, Germany starting Monday, February 4.
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Helen Mirren Gets Walk of Fame Star, Says She's 'Happy to Lie' Next to Colin Firth

January 04, 2013 02:11:08 GMT

Veteran actress finally received her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, January 3. The British star, who won an Oscar for her portrayal as Queen Elizabeth II in 2006's "", got her star paved next to fellow Briton in front of the Pig 'N Whistle, a historic Tinseltown pub on Hollywood Blvd.
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Helen Mirren Copped a Feel on Jessica Biel's Breast

November 21, 2012 19:11:17 GMT

was extra hands on when she met "" co-star at the film's west coast premiere. The veteran actress appeared to have grabbed Biel's chest while talking to her on the red carpet event in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, November 20 night.
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Helen Mirren to Reprise the Queen on West End Stage

September 21, 2012 17:59:08 GMT

is tackling the role of Queen Elizabeth II in a stage play titled "The Audience". The actress won the 2007 Academy Award for her performance of the British leader in the 2006 film "".
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First Trailer of 'Prometheus' Officially Released

December 22, 2011 18:32:16 GMT

Even after three promo teasers, the first official trailer of Ridley Scott's "" posed more questions that answers. The trailer, which leaked earlier this week in bootleg version, did not include plot but rather quotes and breathtaking atmosphere.
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Helen Mirren Signs On to Give 'Inner Voice' to a 'Glee' Character

December 22, 2011 09:08:13 GMT

"" will have a very special guest when it returns to the small screen on January 17, 2012. TVLine reported that Oscar winner has been set to make a cameo on the FOX hit series. She will provide the "inner voice" of a character whose identity is still being kept a secret.
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Helen Mirren Wants 'Substantial Holiday'

April 28, 2011 09:19:32 GMT

is eyeing a "substantial" break away from Hollywood - so she can sew "horrible clothes" and renovate her Italian farmhouse. "" star has been acting for more than 40 years but admits she's ready to retreat to Puglia in Italy, where she and her husband, director Taylor Hackford, own a property.
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Dame Helen Mirren 'Feels' for Kate Middleton Over Royal Wedding Pressure

April 22, 2011 11:08:00 GMT

The veteran actress, , who won an Oscar for her portrayal of the prince's grandmother Queen Elizabeth II in "", is looking forward to watching the nuptials on April 29.
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Dame Helen Mirren's Four-letter Gaffe on Live TV

April 19, 2011 11:12:00 GMT

The Oscar-winning actress, appeared on the BBC Breakfast show, which airs between 6am and 9.15am local time, and let slip a four-letter word as she discussed her admiration for famed English thespian Sir John Gielgud.
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Dame Helen Mirren Fuming Over Russell Brand's Arrest

April 14, 2011 11:20:26 GMT

was questioned by cops and charged with battery following an alleged altercation as he walked through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in September 2010.
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'Hop' Keeps Ruling Box Office in Second Weekend

April 11, 2011 02:29:49 GMT

"" is keeping the grip on the top rank of North American box office. The Easter-themed movie obtains $21.3 million, or sliding 43.3% from last week's revenue. Regardless, the animated film grosses total of $67.7 million.
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Jennifer Lopez to Be People Magazine's 2011 Most Beautiful Person

April 11, 2011 02:15:26 GMT

could be People Magazine's pick for its Most Beautiful Person this year. Gossip Cop has come up with the report that multiple sources confirmed the 41-year-old songstress, who serves as a judge on "", will grace the cover of the publication's "Most Beautiful" issue.
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Latest 'True Blood' Waiting Sucks Promo: Baby Not Yours

April 11, 2011 01:54:00 GMT

The latest "Waiting Sucks" promo of "" takes place in the living room of Terry and Arlene at night. Arlene and her two kids fall asleep on the couch and seem restless. Terry enters the room, shocked to find scribbled on the wall the words "Baby Not Yours".
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'SNL': Helen Mirren Gets Saucy, Pokes Fun at 'The Kennedys' Inaccuracy

April 11, 2011 01:46:47 GMT

Being 65 years old did not stop from exploring her sex appeal on "". The Oscar winner had a lesbian kiss and let two girls grope her breasts on April 9. But one of the most talked-about parts is perhaps a skit in which she took a jab at mini series "".
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'Saturday Night Live' Promo: Helen Mirren Gets Funky

April 07, 2011 08:01:22 GMT

is taking the hosting job on "" this week on NBC. Teasing the upcoming episode, she has appeared in a promo video with regular cast where she shows off her funky side.
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Video: Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren Poke Fun at 'When Harry Met Sally'

April 07, 2011 06:38:29 GMT

and have teamed up for a new vampire movie trailer spoof, inspired by the comedian's hit 1989 film "When Harry Met Sally". In FunnyOrDie.com's "Grampires: When Harry Bit Sharon", Crystal's Harry character is trying to cope with life in an old folks' home after the death of his wife Sally when he meets fussy Sharon, played by Oscar winner Mirren. Sharon turns out to be a vampire looking for a mate to spend eternity with.
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Helen Mirren Learns How to Punch From Evander Holyfield

April 06, 2011 07:42:27 GMT

Oscar winner ticked off another career highlight on the set of comedy "" - she landed boxing champ Evander Holyfield as a trainer. Holyfield has a cameo in the remake and Mirren decided to ask the fighter to show her how to throw a punch.
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Helen Mirren Leaves Hand and Foot Imprints on Hollywood

March 29, 2011 09:37:09 GMT

left another mark on Hollywood on Monday, March 28 when she placed her hand and footprints in the cement outside Grauman's Chinese Theater. The Oscar-winning actress joined the other Tinseltown legends who have sank their hands and feet in wet cement outside the Tinseltown landmark and was toasted by fellow Brit , her co-star in upcoming remake "".
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Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen and More Protest Against Government's Arts Cuts

March 14, 2011 02:29:47 GMT

Screen stars including , and have joined forces to protest against government cuts to arts funding in Britain. , Sheila Hancock, and director Mike Leigh are also among the names who have signed a letter, published in U.K. newspaper The Observer, declaring arts and culture in Britain are facing "the biggest threat" in decades.
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