Tag Archives: Dame Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren: I wanted to be a French star

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Dame Helen Mirren's movie career got in the way of her dreams to become a French actress.The British screen star has an awards cabinet that boasts the likes of an Oscar, three Golden Globes and five Baftas. Despite her many successes, 69-year-old Helen... Read More »

Helen Mirren: I can’t believe I’m a Dame

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Dame Helen Mirren still finds her title "utterly weird".The 69-year-old actress received her damehood in 2003, for services to the performing arts. Even though it's been over a decade since the honor, the star still can't get used to it."Oh, is that th... Read More »

Mirren: Men can make me weak

Dame Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren enjoys sex scenes with younger men.The 69-year-old actress is working as hard as ever and is currently filming comedy-drama The Hundred-Foot Journey and The Woman in Gold, which also stars Katie Holmes and Max Irons.She's happily marr... Read More »

Helen Mirren fears Facebook

Dame Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren is scared of Facebook.While she has starred alongside several Hollywood greats and even portrayed Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, one thing she can’t come to terms with is social media.“I went on Facebook for about 24 hours… but I... Read More »

Radcliffe, Mirren toast of West End

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe and Dame Helen Mirren scooped top prizes at the WhatsOnStage Awards Sunday.The Harry Potter star was named Best Actor in a Play for his role in Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishmaan during the fan-voted ceremony at London’s Prin... Read More »

Radcliffe, Mirren toast of West End

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe and Dame Helen Mirren scooped top prizes at the WhatsOnStage Awards Sunday.The Harry Potter star was named Best Actor in a Play for his role in Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishmaan during the fan-voted ceremony at London’s Prin... Read More »

Mirren to receive BAFTA fellowship

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Dame Helen Mirren will receive the British Academy fellowship at the BAFTAs.It's the highest honor available at the ceremony, which takes place on February 16.The prize was taken home by Sir Alan Parker last year and 68-year-old Helen can't believe it ... Read More »

Mirren consoled by Mike Tyson

Dame Helen Mirren and Mike Tyson

Dame Helen Mirren has received commiserations from Mike Tyson after losing out on a Golden Globe Award.The actress was in the running for the best actress in a mini-series or TV movie gong for her role in Phil Spector, but lost out to Elisabeth Moss fo... Read More »

Mirren ‘Queen of the West End’

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Dame Helen Mirren was named best actress at the 59th Evening Standard Theatre Awards.The revered star, who took home the honor for her performance of the Queen in Peter Morgan's West End play The Audience, was up against Linda Bassett, Lesley Manville,... Read More »

Watts wants Mirren’s advice

Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts has joked she needs to phone Dame Helen Mirren for advice about the criticism of her latest movie.The actress portrays Britain's late Princess of Wales in Diana, which has received varied reviews. It focuses on the last two years of the roy... Read More »