She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Antony and Cleopatra," in a National Youth Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with John Nightingale, Timothy Meats, Malcolm Storry, Barrie Rutter, Nigel Jeffcoat, and Michael Kitchen in the cast. Michael Croft was director. Antony Hopkins was composer.
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Dame Helen Mirren
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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[on her perceived surge in popularity] Well, that's how it looks from the outside. My success grew slowly but constantly. I've been working every year since I started acting and I got many awards before I won the Oscar for "The Queen." Maybe it's because I've never been interested in big Hollywood flicks and I've only been in a few recently. I've always sensed a misogynist and sexist attitude, ...
Nominated for Best Actress, Laurence Olivier
Theatre Award for her performance of "Orpheus Descending" at the Donmar Warehouse.