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 range of work has earned her the triple crown of acting - an Oscar for The Queen, a Tony for The Audience, numerous Emmys - including for her iconic performance in Prime Suspect - and an appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire. The Helen Mirren Archives chronicles Miss Mirren's life and career from the early days to the recent with information, pictures and video clips.
  February 16th, 2015       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

This week’s first Oscar spotlight is Helen’s first Academy Award nomination. After winning Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival, her performance of Queen Charlotte in “The Madness of King George” garnered her a Best Supporting Actress nomination at the 1995 Academy Awards. To learn more about this very recommended film, visit the career page. Stills, promotionals and screencaptures have been added to the photo gallery. The theatrical trailer, a featurette with cast and crew interviews as well as five clips from the film have been added to the video archive.