Helen Mirren Biography

Published On Jan 03, 2017
Facts of Helen Mirren
Date of Birth: 1954 , July-26
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
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Helen had started her acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1967, and became one of the few performers who has achieved the “Triple Crown of Acting” by winning the "Academy Award for Best Actress" in 2007 for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II in “The Queen”.

She has been seen in various films like Midsummer Night's Dream, Age of Consent, O Lucky Man!, Caligula, Excalibur, 2010, The Long Good Friday, White Nights, When the Whales Came, The Mosquito Coast, Some Mother's Son, Painted Lady, The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover, Michael Gambon etc. since 1967 to till now.

Helen first had an affair with an actor Lian Neeson, whom she met while working on "Excalibur" in 1981. Then again Helen was in a relationship with her husband Taylor Hackford since 1987 and then they got married on December 31, 1997. Lian has two children from his previous two marriages but Mirren has no children and says she has "no maternal instinct whatsoever".

Helen is 62 years aged English nationality actress with white ethnicity and height 5 feet 4 inch. She earns her salary from the film industries such that her current estimated net worth is about $50 million U.S. dollars.

 

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Born in Chiswick, London, England, UK

July 26 , 1945

Helen Mirren, a white English actress, best known for achieving "Triple Crown of Acting", was born on July 26, 1945, to her parents Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov and Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda, in Chiswick, London, England which is located in the United Kingdom.

Went to Royal Shakespeare Company

1867

Helen Mirren began her career with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1967. There she was first seen in a television "Play of the Month" in which she gave an impressive performance to the audience, which was also caught by various renowned producers and directors. 

Achieved the Triple Crown of Acting

2007

After working in various films, In 2006, Helen has also seen as a Queen Elizabeth II the film "The Queen", which made her one of the few performers who has achieved the “Triple Crown of Acting” by winning the "Academy Award for Best Actress" in 2007.

Awarded by "Academic Award for Best Actress

2007

In 2007, Helen was awarded the Academic Award for the Best Actress after two previous nominations, for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II in "The Queen" (2006). Thus she also achieved the "Triple Crown of Acting".

Won the Emmy Award

1996

Helen has also won several Emmy Awards in 1996 for her performance as police detective Jane Tennison on the British television series “Prime Suspect”, which ran for seven seasons between 1991 and 2006. Including this, she was also awarded by many others awards like Olivier Award(2013), Tony Award(2015), BAFTA Award(1992) etc.

Affair with Lian Neeson

1981

As per the report, at the age of 36, Helen had an affair with an actor Lian Neeson, whom she met while working on a film "Excalibur" in 1981. After living together for several months, the couple broke up. The reason behind their broke up is not disclosed yet.

Relationship with Taylor Hackford

1987

Helen Mirren was again in a relationship with an actor Taylor Hackford, whom she met on the set of "White Nights". They had been dating each other since 1987 and after living together for about 10 years, finally they decided to got marriage in 1997.

Married to Taylor Hackford

December 31 , 1997

After living in the relationship for about 10 years, Helen has got married to her husband Taylor Hackford on December 31, 1997. Lian has two children from his previous two marriages but Mirren has no children and says she has "no maternal instinct whatsoever".

Helen Mirren Televisions

1967

In 1967, Helen was first seen in her first television show "Play of the Month" in which she gave a great performance that caught by various renowed producers and directors. After this, she was also seen in the TV shows like "Prime Suspect", "Drama Trails", "Documentry Now" etc.

Helen Mirren's Films

1967

Helen had been working for various films since 1967. She was seen in films like Midsummer Night's Dream, Age of Consent, O Lucky Man!, Caligula, Excalibur, 2010, The Long Good Friday, White Nights, When the Whales Came, The Mosquito Coast, Some Mother's Son, Painted Lady. Her upcoming movie "The Fate of the Furious" is going to be released in 2017.

Helen Mirren's Networth

2016

Helen Mirren earns all of her salary from the film and television industries such that her net worth is calculated to be $50 million in the present time. The reason behind Helen's success is only her talent and hard work towards her acting career.