She acted in Sean O'Casey's play, "The Silver Tassie," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with David Waller, Patience Collier, Frances Cuka, Richard Moore, Patrick Stewart, Sara Kestelman, Ben Kingsley, John Kane, Julian Curry, and Bernard Lloyd in the cast. David Jones was ...
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Dame Helen Mirren
5' 4" (1.63 m)
Did You Know?
I actually won my first Golden Globe for something called Losing Chase
(1996). Kyra Sedgwick
and me fell in love with each other, and it was a lovely piece about women loving women. In my heart of hearts I love women more than I love men. I mean sexuality aside - I'm heterosexual. I guess I'm heterosexual. I loved my friend I had at college because there was a sense of camaraderie and physical ...
She dedicated her BAFTA win for The Queen
(2006) (for Best Actress in a Leading Role) to Ian Richardson
for playing a huge part in her success story. She said (in her acceptance speech) that Richardson was very supportive towards her when she started out acting, and without him she may not have been so successful. She dedicated this award two days after Richardson died.