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.
  November 1st, 2014       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Today we start with an in-depth look at six of Helen Mirren’s great film performances. The first spotlight is Calendar Girls – the true story of a group of WI Club women who spice up their annual calendar to raise money for a good cause, which leads to success around the world. To learn more about the project, visit the career page. Production stills, promotionals, on-set pictures and screencaptures have been added to the photo gallery. Trailers, making ofs, deleted scenes, various television specials and three clips have been added to the video archive.