July 26, 1945
75 years old
5 ft 4 in | 163 cm
37-27-38 in | 94-69-97 cm
66 kg | 145 pounds
9 US | 40 EU
Dame Helen Lydia Mirren was born in Hammersmith, London, England, on July 26, 1945, is an English actress.
Young Helen Mirren first started performing in school theater productions.
She began her professional acting career on stage with the National Youth Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company, at the age of eighteen.
She made her Broadway debut in a play "A Month in the Country" (1995), for which she was nominated for a Tony Award.
She won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in a play "The Audience" (2015).
She made her big screen debut in British comedy movie Press for Time (1966), in uncredited role as Penelope Squires.
She got her television debut in drama movie Caesar and Claretta (1975) in role as Claretta Petacci.
Her breakthrough performance came as Victoria in British gangster film The Long Good Friday (1980), opposite Bob Hoskins.
Fast & Furious 9 (2021) action in role as Magdalene Shaw, opposite Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham and Idris Elba
She voiced Snickers in fantasy drama film The One and Only Ivan (2020).
The Duke (2020) comedy drama in role as Dorothy Bunton, with Matthew Goode and Jim Broadbent
She won the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Elizabeth II in British drama film The Queen (2007).
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in films:
The Madness of King George (1994) biographical historical comedy drama in role as Queen Charlotte
Gosford Park (2001) drama mystery in role as Mrs. Wilson
She was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Sofya in drama romance film The Last Station (2009).
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (1989) crime drama in role as Georgina Spica
Excalibur (1981) epic fantasy opposite Liam Neeson
2010 (1984) science fiction with Roy Scheider
The Mosquito Coast (1986) drama thriller with Harrison Ford and River Phoenix
Red (2010) action comedy with Bruce Willis
State of Play (2009) political thriller opposite Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck and Rachel McAdams
Caligula (1979) historical drama with Malcolm McDowell
The Pledge (2001) mystery drama opposite Jack Nicholson
Hitchcock (2012) biographical drama with Anthony Hopkins and Scarlett Johansson
The Fate of the Furious (2017) action in role as Magdalene Shaw
The Leisure Seeker (2017) comedy drama opposite Donald Sutherland
Winchester (2018) supernatural horror with Jason Clarkeaction
Berlin, I Love You (2019) anthology romantic drama in role as Margaret
Anna (2019) action thriller in role as Olga
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) action in role as Magdalene "Queenie" Shaw
The Good Liar (2019) drama in role as Betty McLeish
She won three British Academy Television Awards and one Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actress for her performance as detective Jane Tennison in British police procedural television drama series Prime Suspect (1991-2006).
She won a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actress for her role as Queen Elizabeth I in miniseries Elizabeth I (2005).
She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Chase Phillips in television film Losing Chase (1996).
She won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role as Ayn Rand in television film The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999).
She hosted Saturday Night Live in 2010 and 2011.
Catherine the Great (2019) miniseries in role as Catherine the Great
Attended Hamlet Court primary school in Westcliff-on-Sea and St. Bernards High School for girls in Southend-on-Sea.
Has an older sister, Katherine and had a younger brother, Peter Basil.
Has a tattoo of a star on her left hand.
She was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013.
She won Olivier Award for Best Actress for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in "The Audition" (2013).
She is an atheist.
Published her book "In the Frame: My Life in Words and photos" in 2008.
Good Friends with Russell Brand.
Has no children.
Lives in Los Angeles, London and on the south of France.
She dated actors Liam Neeson (1980-1985) and Peter O'Toole.
She married American film director Taylor Hackford in 1997.