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.
  December 6th, 2014       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

This week we spotlight the final of Helen’s chosen great performances – and this is an amazing one! Peter Greenaway’s “The Cook the Thief his Wife and her Lover” is provocative today as it was in 1989 upon its release. To learn more about the film, visit the career page. Production stills, promotionals, on-set pictures and screencaptures have been added to the photo gallery. The theatrical trailer, an international trailer as well as four clips have been added to the video archive. With this update, all of Helen’s films have been reviewed, with the exception of her four Oscar-nominated films, which will receive a special treatment in January.