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.