Dame Helen Lydia Mirren is one of the most accomplished English actresses. Helen Mirren age is seventy-five. She became famous for her performance in Antony and Cleopatra in 1965. Then she got the chance to become part of Royal Shakespeare Company. From then onwards she appeared in TV and film. Moreover, she is one of the few who has received a place in Triple Crown of Acting in the US. She acted as Queen Elizabeth two times and received praise for her performance and several awards.
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The birth date of Helen Mirren is 26 July 1945 and her birthplace is Hammersmith, London. The names of her parents are Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda and Vasily Petrovich Mironoff. Her mother was a working-class Englishwoman and her father was a Russian who worked as a cab driver in London. However, he was part of the Russian Royalty.
Mirren was the second of three children in her family. Then for her education, she went to Hamlet Court primary school. For her college education, she went to New College of Speech and Drama. From Helen Mirren young she had the interest to act and perform.
– Early career
Mirren got invited to become a part of Royal Shakespeare Company. She performed many roles in various plays such as All’s Well That Ends Well, Troilus and Cressida, The Two Gentlemen of Verona and more. After that, she acted in plays produced by West End and then made her Broadway debut.
On 1988 she joined National Theatre and played roles in productions such as Mourning Becomes Electra, Evening Standard, Phèdre and more.
– Film career
Mirren’s early film appearances are in The Long Good Friday, Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Clearing, Raising Helen, The Madness of King George and more. Moreover, some of famous Helen Mirren movies are Woman in Gold, Eye in the Sky, Winchester, Collateral Beauty, Red and more. Helen Mirren the Queen played the role of Queen Elizabeth II.
She received Emmy Awards and Tony Awards for the role. Later she also acted as the Queen in the series The Audience. She played the role of detective Jane Tennison in the popular TV series Prime Suspect. She got British Academy Awards for the role.
On 1997 Mirren got married to her long-time partner director Taylor Hackford. He already had children from his previous marriages. She does not have any children with him as she shared that she has no maternal instincts. On 2017 Mirren became a US Citizen and in 2020 voted for the first time.
The net worth of Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren net worth is $100 million (as of 2021). She is well known to have played versatile roles in films as well as television. That is why she is one of the popular people in Hollywood. Some of her commercially successful films are Red and Fast and The Furious franchise.
For her performance in Queen, she received $120 million. She is one of few women in the film industry making millions after the age of fifty.
Helen Mirren is a great actor. From classic roles to action she is ready to act in any roles.