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.
  March 3rd, 2015       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Roundabout Theatre Company honored Dame Helen Mirren at its 2015 spring gala, held March 2 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria. Mirren, currently starring on Broadway in The Audience, was presented with the Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre following a tribute from Broadway vets including Jennifer Garner, Alessandro Nivola, Laura Benanti, Alan Cumming, Laura Osnes, Betsy Wolfe, and more. Mirren made her Broadway debut in 1995 at Roundabout Theatre Company in a Tony-nominated performance in A Month in the Country. The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre is named after the late Jason Robards for his longstanding relationship with Roundabout and for his memorable body of stage work. It is given to those who have made an indelible impact on both Roundabout and the theater world.