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 Parents: Meet Vasiliy Petrovich Mironoff and Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda Rogers
Helen Mirren’s parents were Vasiliy Petrovich Mironoff and Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda Rogers.
Vasiliy Petrovich Mironoff was a Russian-born civil servant and diplomat of aristocratic ancestry, and Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda Rogers was an Englishwoman who worked as a dressmaker.
They met in London, where Vasiliy was working for the Russian embassy, and married in 1940. Helen was born Ilyena Lydia Vasilievna Mironoff on July 26, 1945, in Hammersmith, London, England.