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Helen Mirren

Actress Helen Mirren
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Profession: Actress


Why Famous: Gosford Park (2002), The Queen (2007) and The Last Station (2010).

Born: July 26, 1945
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England, United Kingdom
Age: 74 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo

Married Life

  • 1997-12-31 Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren (52) weds The Devil's Advocate director Taylor Hackford (53) at the Ardersier Parish Church near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands

Events in the Life of Helen Mirren

  • 1994-12-28 "The Madness of King George" film based on the play by Alan Bennett, directed by Nicholas Hytner, starring Nigel Hawthorne and Helen Mirren premieres in the US
  • 2007-01-15 64th Golden Globes: Babel, Forest Whitaker, & Helen Mirren win
  • 2007-02-25 79th Academy Awards: "The Departed", Forest Whitaker & Helen Mirren win

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