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Bio For: Helen Mirren
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HELEN MIRREN (Victoria) earned an Academy Award , Golden Globe , BAFTA and SAG Award for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen. Her performance as Queen Elizabeth I in the miniseries "Elizabeth I" brought her an Emmy , a Golden Globe and a SAG Award.

In 2011, Helen starred in John Madden's The Debt as a retired Mossad agent and in Brighton Rock, written and directed by Rowan Joffe from Graham Greene's novel.

Helen began her career playing Cleopatra with the National Youth Theatre. After four notable years at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Helen went to work with renowned director Peter Brook's theatre company touring Africa and America. Her theatre work has spanned productions in the West End, the Fringe, the National Theatre and Broadway including A Month in the Country, with a Tony nomination and The Dance of Death opposite Ian McKellan. Recent productions include Mourning Becomes Electra at the National Theatre, with an Olivier nomination and the title role of Racine's Phèdre directed by Nicholas Hytner at the National Theatre, London and The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington DC. This made history when it was broadcast as 'NT Live' the first theatre production to be seen 'live' in cinemas throughout the world. Her most recent stage performance was London in The Audience, where she once again portrayed Queen Elizabeth II., and received the Laurence Olivier Award, the U.K.'s highest stage honor.

Mirren's film credits are numerous, most recently she starred in the HBO film Phil Spector with Al Pacino seen earlier this year as well as Arthur and the Golden Globe -nominated RED. She also starred as Prospera in The Tempest., and earned Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for her role as Sofya Tolstoy in The Last Station. She earned Oscar nominations for The Madness of King George and Gosford Park.

On the small screen, Mirren earned Emmys , BAFTAs and a Golden Globe for her starring role in "Prime Suspect" as DCI Jane Tennison. Her television credits also include "Losing Chase," "The Passion of Ayn Rand," plus "Door to Door" and "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone," all garnering Golden Globe , Emmy and SAG Award nominations.

Helen Mirren was appointed a Dame of the British Empire in 2003.

Movies For: Helen Mirren
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RED 2 (PG-13) On Video: 11/26/2013 At Theaters: 7/19/2013
MONSTERS UNIVERSITY (G) On Video: 10/29/2013 At Theaters: 6/21/2013
HITCHCOCK (PG-13) On Video: 3/12/2013 At Theaters: 11/23/2012
THE DEBT (R) On Video: 12/6/2011 At Theaters: 8/31/2011
THE TEMPEST (PG-13) On Video: 9/13/2011 At Theaters: 12/10/2010
ARTHUR (PG-13) On Video: 7/15/2011 At Theaters: 4/8/2011
RED (PG-13) On Video: 1/25/2011 At Theaters: 10/15/2010
LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS THE OWLS OF GA HOOLE (PG) On Video: 12/17/2010 At Theaters: 9/24/2010
THE LAST STATION (R) On Video: 6/22/2010 At Theaters: 1/15/2010
STATE OF PLAY (PG-13) On Video: 9/1/2009 At Theaters: 4/17/2009
INKHEART (PG) On Video: 6/23/2009 At Theaters: 1/23/2009
NATIONAL TREASURE: BOOK OF SECRETS (PG) On Video: 5/20/2008 At Theaters: 12/21/2007
THE QUEEN (PG-13) On Video: 4/24/2007 At Theaters: 11/3/2006
THE CLEARING (R) On Video: 11/9/2004 At Theaters: 7/2/2004
CALENDAR GIRLS (PG-13) On Video: 5/4/2004 At Theaters: 12/19/2003
NO SUCH THING (R) On Video: 7/9/2002 At Theaters: 3/29/2002
TEACHING MRS. TINGLE (PG-13) On Video: 12/14/1999 At Theaters: 8/20/1999
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