Dame Helen Mirren is an accomplished British actress known for her versatile performances in film, television, and theater.
She was born on July 26, 1945, in London, England, and began her acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company in the late 1960s.
She has since starred in numerous films and television shows, earning critical acclaim and several awards for her performances, including an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the film “The Queen” (2006).
Some of her other notable film roles include “Caligula” (1979), “The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover” (1989), “Gosford Park” (2001), and the “Fast and Furious” franchise (2017-2021).
In addition to her acting career, Mirren is also known for her advocacy work, including her support for women’s rights and various charities.
She was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 2003 and became a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour (CH) in 2013 for her services to drama.
Helen Mirren Husband: Meet Taylor Hackford
Helen Mirren has been married to Taylor Hackford, an American film director, and producer, since 1997. The couple met in 1985 while working on the film “White Nights,” which Hackford directed and Mirren starred in.
They began dating soon after and got engaged in 1997, finally tying the knot that same year.
Hackford has directed several successful films, including “An Officer and a Gentleman” (1982), “Dolores Claiborne” (1995), and “Ray” (2004), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director.
Mirren has appeared in several of Hackford’s films, including “White Nights” (1985), “The Devil’s Advocate” (1997), and “Love Ranch” (2010).