She acted in Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker's play, "The Roaring Girl," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with David Troughton, Jonathan Hyde, Michael Maloney, Alun Armstrong, and Mark Rylance in the cast. Barry Kyle was director.
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Dame Helen Mirren
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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[About the Academy Awards] It's the creme-de-la-creme of bulls**t.
She succeeded John Gielgud
in two roles after the characters' gender was changed: (1) Gielgud played Prospero in a 1957 production of "The Tempest" in the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane while Mirren played Prospera in The Tempest
(2010) (2) Gielgud played Hobson in Arthur
(1981) and Arthur 2: On the Rocks
(1988) while Mirren played Lillian Hobson in Arthur