Appeared (as "The Duchess") in "The Duchess of Malfi", London, England.
4 Print Biographies |
14 Interviews |
46 Articles |
13 Pictorials |
12 Magazine Cover Photos |
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, ...
She won an Oscar for playing Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen
(2006), making her the most recent of 12 actors to win the Award for playing a real person who was still alive at the evening of the Award ceremony (as of 2007).