For the past six decades, Helen Mirren's career has successfully shifted from a respected theatre actress to an iconic fixture on British television to a beloved Hollywood star. Her celebrated range of work has earned her the triple crown of acting - an Academy Award for The Queen, a Tony for The Audience, numerous Emmys, including for her iconic performance in Prime Suspect - and, since 2003, an appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Now in its fifth year online, The Helen Mirren Archives chronicles Miss Mirren's life and career from the early days to the recent with information, pictures and videos. Enjoy your stay, and check back soon.
  July 5th, 2014       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Up next is Gabriel Axel’s retelling of the the Danish legend of prince Amleth, drawing upon the 12th century works of Saxo Grammaticus – by which Hamlet is inspired. This film remains little-seen, although it’s fine cast of Christian Bale, Gabriel Byrne, Helen Mirren, Tom Wilkinson and many others. To learn more about the film, visit the career page. Stills and screencaptures have been added to the photo gallery. Three clips have been added to the video archive.