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Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. Mirren attended St. Bernards High School for girls, ... See full bio »

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The Queen
The Queen The Queen
Monsters University
Monsters University Dean Hardscrabble
The Debt
The Debt Rachel Singer (Tel Aviv 1997)
The Hundred-Foot Journey
The Hundred-Foot Journey Madame Mallory


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 2017 Winchester (pre-production)
Sarah Winchester
 2014 Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2013 RED 2
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Linda Kenney Baden
 2012 Glee (TV Series)
Becky's Inner Voice
- Prom-asaurus (2012) ... Becky's Inner Voice (voice, uncredited)
- Yes/No (2012) ... Becky's Inner Voice (voice, uncredited)
 2012/I The Door
 2011/I Arthur
 2010 RED
 2009 National Theatre Live: Phèdre (TV Movie)
 2008 Inkheart
 2005 Elizabeth I (TV Mini-Series)
Elizabeth I
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Elizabeth I
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Elizabeth I
 2005 Shadowboxer
 2005 Third Watch (TV Series)
Annie Foster
- Revelations (2005) ... Annie Foster
 2004 Pride (TV Movie)
Macheeba (voice)
 2004 Frasier (TV Series)
Babette the Caller
- Coots and Ladders (2004) ... Babette the Caller (voice)
 2004 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- Cary Grant: A Class Apart (2004) ... Narrator
 2004 Calendar Girls: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
 2002 Georgetown (TV Movie)
Annabelle Garrison
 2002 Door to Door (TV Movie)
Mrs. Porter
 2002 Gosford Park: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Mrs. Wilson
 2001 Last Orders
 2001/I Happy Birthday
Distinguished Woman
 2001 No Such Thing
The Boss
 2001/I The Pledge
 2000 Greenfingers
Georgina Woodhouse
 1999 French and Saunders (TV Series)
- Witless Silence (1999)
 1999 The Passion of Ayn Rand (TV Movie)
Ayn Rand
 1998 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Professor Horen
- Culture (1998) ... Professor Horen
 1997 Painted Lady (TV Movie)
Maggie Sheridan
 1996 Losing Chase (TV Movie)
Chase Phillips
 1996 1914-1918 (TV Mini-Series)
Princess Evelyn Blucher / Margaret Randa
- Total War (1996) ... Princess Evelyn Blucher / Margaret Randa (voice)
- Collapse (1996) ... Princess Evelyn Blucher / Margaret Randa (voice)
 1995 The Snow Queen
Snow Queen (voice)
 1993 Prime Suspect 3 (TV Mini-Series)
DCI Jane Tennison
- Part 2 (1993) ... DCI Jane Tennison
- Part 1 (1993) ... DCI Jane Tennison
 1993 The Hawk
Annie Marsh
 1993 The Hidden Room (TV Series)
- Love Crimes (1993) ... Sarah
 1990 Bethune: The Making of a Hero
Frances Penny Bethune
 1990 The Comfort of Strangers
 1989 Red King, White Knight (TV Movie)
 1989 When the Whales Came
Clemmie Jenkins
 1989 Cause célèbre (TV Movie)
Alma Rattenbury
 1988 Pascali's Island
Lydia Neuman
 1987 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Princess Emilia
- The Little Mermaid (1987) ... Princess Emilia
 1986 The Gospel According to Vic
Ruth Chancellor
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Maddie Duncan (segment "Dead Woman's Shoes")
- Dead Woman's Shoes/Wong's Lost and Found Emporium (1985) ... Maddie Duncan (segment "Dead Woman's Shoes")
 1984 Cal
 1982 Cymbeline (TV Movie)
 1979-1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Celia / Angela
- Soft Targets (1982) ... Celia
- Blue Remembered Hills (1979) ... Angela
 1981/I A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Reinhardt
- Mrs. Reinhardt (1981) ... Mrs. Reinhardt
 1980 Hussy
Beaty Simons
 1979 The Quiz Kid
 1979 S.O.S. Titanic (TV Movie)
Stewardess: May Sloan
 1979 Oresteia (TV Mini-Series)
- Agamemnon (1979) ... Cassandra
 1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Quiz Kid (1979) ... Joanne
 1978 As You Like It (TV Movie)
 1974-1977 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Margery Pinchwife / Babbie / Orinthia / ...
- The Country Wife (1977) ... Margery Pinchwife
- The Apple Cart (1975) ... Orinthia
 1976 Great Performances (TV Series)
- The Collection (1976) ... Stella
 1975 The Philanthropist (TV Movie)
 1974 Bellamira (TV Movie)
 1974 Thriller (TV Series)
Stella McKenzie
- A Coffin for the Bride (1974) ... Stella McKenzie
 1973 O Lucky Man!
Patricia Burgess / Casting Assistant
 1972 Savage Messiah
Gosh Boyle
 1972 Miss Julie (TV Movie)
Miss Julie
 1971 Cousin Bette (TV Mini-Series)
- Family Angel (1971) ... Valerie
- Bitter Harvest (1971) ... Valerie
- Poor Relations (1971) ... Valerie
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
- The Silver Collection (1971) ... Rachel
 1970 Red Hot Shot
 1969 Age of Consent
 1967 Herostratus
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She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Two Gentlemen of Verona," at the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Ian Richardson, Peter Egan, Patrick Stewart, Estelle Kohler, and Sebastian Shaw in the cast. Robin Phillips was director. See more »

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4 Print Biographies | 14 Interviews | 48 Articles | 13 Pictorials | 18 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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[on a 1970s interview with Michael Parkinson] Your jaw is on the floor watching it. He has always denied that it was sexist, but it was. See more »


Won Film Achievement, Greatest Britons. See more »



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