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 Award for "The Audience" and numerous Emmys, including for her iconic performance in "Prime Suspect". The Helen Mirren Archives chronicles Miss Mirren's life and career from the early days to the recent with information, pictures and video clips. Enjoy your stay and check back soon.
On Saturday, Helen Mirren and Taylor Hackford attended the 69th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards. Helen took the stage to present one of the awards of the night in the television category to “Game of Thrones”‘ director Miguel Sapochnik. Pictures from the red carpet, show and press room have been added to the photo gallery.
Lots of additional pictures from January’s Women’s March in New York have been added to the photo gallery, alongside new pictures from the January 31 screening by the Cinema Society of Taylor Hackford’s new film “The Comedian”, starring Robert De Niro. Click any of the previews below to watch the new pictures.
Helen Mirren took part in New York’s Women’s March on Saturday at an impromptu rally outside One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza in the Big Apple. Mirren stood at the event’s wooden podium as she held the mic in her hand to deliver an awe-inspiring address. Briefly speaking to the crowd infront of her, she declared: ‘I came on the subway, and I just followed the crowd because I knew you knew where you were all going. It was amazing just to be on the subway was a great experience, all I want to say is today I am a New Yorker.” Admiring the huge turnout for the march, she took to her social media to document the historic day, captioning one of her snaps out on the streets amongst her fellow females: ‘This is amazing!’ Joining her at the march was actresses Cynthia Nixon, Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie Perez and Taylor Schilling. New York’s march was one of 600 protests held all over the globe in solidarity with women in America, who are worried that Trump’s inauguration threatens issues such as abortion, diversity and climate change. The marches around the world attracted numerous celebrities including Scarlett Johansson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Emma Watson, Ashley Judd, Cher, America Ferrera, Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Yoko Ono and Amy Schumer. Some 2.2 million people are believed to have marched to promote women’s and human rights.
On Wednesday, the cast and crew of “Collateral Beauty” were present at the film’s London premiere. Afterwards, Helen Mirren and Will Smith taped an appearance on The Graham Norton Show. Earlier that day, press junkets were filmed, so check back later for lots of great video additions. For now, enjoy the pictures from the London premiere.
On Monday, the cast and crew of “Collateral Beauty” have attended the film’s New York premiere. “The beauty of love, time, and death. Allan Loeb wrote a brilliant screenplay,” said Will Smith, while Helen Mirren said she felt compelled to participate in the project because of “the beauty of the story.” “It is a very, very beautiful and intense story,” added Mirren. Directed by David Frankel and written by Allan Loeb, Collateral Beauty follow ssuccessful New York advertising executive Howard Inlet (Smith) after a tragic loss from which he tries to cope by writing letters to “life,” “death,” and “love.” “You kind of know that you’re going through a very dramatic story, but there’s going to be a payoff that’s so powerful,” said Frankel. Pictures from the premiere have been added to the photo gallery.