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Helen Mirren, née Elena Mironova – English actress, winner of the “Oscar”, became widely known thanks to the performance of roles of royalty.
She was born in London on July 26, 1945 in the family of an Englishwoman and a Russian nobleman Vasily Mironov, who emigrated to the United Kingdom during the revolution and later changed his name to Mirra. The parents insisted that Helen received the teaching profession. Immediately after graduating from high school for girls in Southend-on-Sea, where she periodically performed in school plays, Mirren was admitted to Teachers College and then transferred to the Drama School. When the girl was eighteen, she auditioned for the National Youth Theatre. Two years later she played Cleopatra in the theater “Old Vic” and earned the accolades of critics. Aspiring actress noticed agents. Mirren invited to the troupe of the Royal Shakespeare Company, where she played in many plays of the great playwright. Among her works – “Tragedy Avenger” Thomas Middleton, Lady Anne in “Richard III of” Phoebe in “As you wish,” Hero in “Much Ado About Nothing,” Cressida in “Troilus and Cressida,” Ophelia in “Hamlet” Julia in “Two Gentlemen of Verona.”
actress appeared in more than forty films in his long career. The greatest glory brought her epic drama “Caligula” by director Tinto Brass and shocking picture “The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover,” Peter Greenaway. In 1984, the actress won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival for Best Actress in the film “Diary of a terrorist” in 1989 again received the award for the drama “Cal”. It is also worth noting the work Mirren in the film “Gosford Park” and “The Madness of King George.” The role of the police inspector in the TV series “Prime Suspect” was awarded three awards BAFTA. In 2006, Helen received the “Oscar” and the prize of the Venice Film Festival for the role of Elizabeth II in the television movie “The Queen”.
Mirren have the reputation of serious dramatic actress, yet she did not hesitate to appear naked in the frame and take on scandalous and causing role. Over time, it has acquired the status of “sex symbol for intellectuals.”
In 1990, Helen has officially stated that it was an atheist. In 2008, he reported that a student subjected to violence, and said that in the 80 repeatedly took cocaine at parties and threw the drug only when she learned that German criminal Klaus Barbie made his fortune on selling it.
In 1997, Mirren married Taylor Hackford, the famous American film director, author of the film “The Devil’s Advocate” and “Proof of Life”. The couple met in 1986 and decided to legalize their relationship to the fifty-third day of birth Hackford. They met on the set of the film “White Nights”. For Helen, this was the first marriage, and her choice before was married twice. He already had two children. The actress admitted that she had never felt the need to become a mother.
In spring 2010 a wax figure Mirren was opened in the museum Madame Tussauds. Helen personally attended the ceremony. Creating a cost figure of 150 000 pounds sterling, and took four months.