Helen Mirren



Place of birth:

Hammersmith, London, England, UK:


Dame Helen Lydia Mirren DBE (née Mironoff) is an English actor. Mirren began her acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1967, and is one of the few performers who have achieved the Triple Crown of Acting, having won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2007, after two previous nominations, for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen. In 2015 she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play, after two previous nominations, for her performance in The Audience, in which she also portrayed Elizabeth II. The Audience was written by Peter Morgan, who also wrote The Queen. Mirren won her first of several Emmy Awards in 1996 for her performance as police detective Jane Tennison on the acclaimed ITV series Prime Suspect, which ran for a total of seven seasons between 1991 and 2006. Some of her other notable film roles include Marcella in the 1984 film Cal, for which she won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress, 2010 (1984), The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), The Madness of King George (1994), Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999), Gosford Park (2001), Calendar Girls (2003), The Last Station (2009), Hitchcock (2012), and The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014). She also starred as Victoria Winslow in the action-comedy films Red and Red 2.


The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Mother Ginger
Winchester (2018)
Sarah Winchester
The Leisure Seeker (2018)
Ella Spencer
The Pulitzer At 100 (2017)
The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Magdalene Shaw
Cries from Syria (2017)
Collateral Beauty (2016)
Shakespeare Live! From the RSC (2016)
Trumbo (2015)
Hedda Hopper
Eye in the Sky (2015)
Colonel Katherine Powell
Unity (2015)
Herself - Narrator (voice)
Woman in Gold (2015)
Maria Altmann
The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Madam Mallory
Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story (2014)
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)
Herself - Interviewee
Fifty Years on Stage (2013)
Christine Mannon
RED 2 (2013)
Monsters University (2013)
Dean Hardscrabble (voice)
National Theatre Live: The Audience (2013)
Queen Elizabeth II
Phil Spector (2013)
Linda Kenney Baden
Hitchcock (2012)
Alma Reville
The Door (2012)
IMAX: Arabia (2011)
Narrator (voice)
Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts (2011)
The Debt (2011)
Rachel Singer
Arthur (2011)
The Tempest (2010)
RED (2010)
Brighton Rock (2010)
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Nyra (voice)
Love Ranch (2010)
Grace Bontempo
The Last Station (2009)
Sofya Tolstoya
Yes Madam, Sir (2009)
National Theatre Live: Phèdre (2009)
State of Play (2009)
Cameron Lynne
The Jazz Baroness (2009)
Nica - Narrator
Inkheart (2008)
Elinor Loredan
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
Emily Appleton
The Queen (2006)
Queen Elizabeth II
Bloody Business: Making The Long Good Friday (2006)
Shadowboxer (2005)
Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula (2005)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Deep Thought
The Clearing (2004)
Eileen Hayes
Pride (2004)
Macheeba (voice)
Raising Helen (2004)
Dominique Courier
Calendar Girls (2003)
Chris Harper
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003)
Karen Stone
Door to Door (2002)
Mrs. Porter
Robert Altman in England (2002)
Gosford Park (2001)
Mrs. Wilson
Last Orders (2001)
Greenfingers (2001)
Georgina Woodhouse
On The Edge (2001)
No Such Thing (2001)
The Boss
The Pledge (2001)
Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)
Mrs. Eve Tingle
The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999)
Ayn Rand
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
The Queen
Painted Lady (1998)
Maggie Sheridan
Critical Care (1997)
Some Mother's Son (1996)
Kathleen Quigley
Losing Chase (1996)
Chase Phillips
Prime Suspect: Scent of Darkness (1995)
Jane Tennison
The Snow Queen (1995)
The Snow Queen
The Madness of King George (1994)
Queen Charlotte
Royal Deceit (1994)
The Hawk (1993)
Annie Marsh
Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1993)
Frances Penny Bethune
Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991)
Lilia Herriton
The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Red King, White Knight (1989)
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
Georgina Spica
When the Whales Came (1989)
Clemmie Jenkins
Cause célèbre (1989)
Alma Rattenbury
Pascali's Island (1988)
Lydia Neuman
The Little Mermaid (1987)
Princess Emilia
The Mosquito Coast (1986)
Mother Fox
Heavenly Pursuits (1986)
Ruth Chancellor
White Nights (1985)
Galina Ivanova
Coming Through (1985)
Frieda von Richtofen Weekley
2010 (1984)
Tanya Kirbuk
Cal (1984)
An Audience with Mel Brooks (1984)
Soft Targets (1982)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981)
Mrs. Reinhardt (1981)
Excalibur (1981)
A Documentary on the Making of 'Gore Vidal's Caligula' (1981)
Herself - 'Caesonia'
The Long Good Friday (1980)
The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)
Alice Rage
Hussy (1980)
Beaty Simons
S.O.S. Titanic (1979)
May Sloan - Stewardess
Blue Remembered Hills (1979)
Caligula (1979)
As You Like It (1978)
The Country Wife (1977)
Margery Pinchwife
Hamlet (1976)
Ophelia / Gertrude
The Collection (1976)
The Little Minister (1975)
The Philanthropist (1975)
Caesar and Claretta (1975)
Claretta Petacci
The Apple Cart (1975)
The Empty Space (1975)
The Changeling (1974)
O Lucky Man! (1973)
Patricia / Casting Assistant
Savage Messiah (1972)
Gosh Boyle
Miss Julie (1972)
Miss Julie
Red Hot Shot (1970)
Age of Consent (1969)
Cora Ryan
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968)
Herostratus (1967)
Advert Woman
Anna ()
Berlin, I Love You ()
The Good Liar ()
Betty McLeish
On The Edge (2001)