Born in London on July 26, 1945, Helen Mirren won an Oscar for playing Queen Elizabeth II among other awards for her portrayal of the Queen on TV and in Movies. She wrote an autobiography called In the Frame: My Life in Words and Pictures published in 2007.
Mirren was listed as one of the fifty best-dressed over 50s by the Guardian in March 2013.
During her career, she has portrayed three British queens in different films and television series.
On June 14, 2003, Mirren received a Damehood in the Order of the British Empire for Services to the Performing Arts.
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