Nov 01
2014

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.

Oct 19
2014

To complete the television section with a bang, here’s HBO’s miniseries “Elizbaeth I.” – a career highlight for Helen, which won her yet another Primetime Emmy, as well as the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award. 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 and six clips have been added to the video archive.

Oct 19
2014

A rare appearance comes in third today – although technically it’s not a movie spotlight but pure episodic television. In 2005, Helen was a guest-star on the NBC series “Third Watch”, playing Grace Foster’s (Cara Buono) homeless mother. To learn more about the project, visit the career page. Stills and screencaptures have been added to the photo gallery. And three clips have been added to the video archive.

Oct 19
2014

Next up is “Door to Door” by William H. Macy and Steven Schachter, the inspiring true story of Bill Porter, in which Helen played the supporting role of Macy’s mother (for which she received Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations). To learn more about the project, visit the career page. Stills screencaptures have been added to the photo gallery. And three clips have been added to the video archive.

Oct 19
2014

With today’s four spotlights, the television section of Helen’s career has been completed (with the exception of “Prime Suspect”, which will receive a special treatment on this site). The first spotlight today is “The Passion of Ayn Rand”, for which Helen received a Primetime Emmy in 1999. To learn more about the project, visit the career page. Production stills, promotionals and screencaptures have been added to the photo gallery. And two clips have been added to the video archive.