She acted in Ben Jonson's play, "Bartholomew Fair," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with John Kane, Julian Curry, Patience Collier, Willoughby Goddard, Ben Kingsley, Norman Rodway, Alan Howard, Hildegard Neil, Sebastian Shaw, Patrick Stewart, Lila Kaye and Bernard Lloyd in the...
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Dame Helen Mirren
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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I'm an eternal optimist. I know that when I put my moisture on it probably does fuck all, but it just makes me feel better.
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