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Helen Mirren Worried More About Looks When She Was Younger

Helen Mirren has admitted she ''used to worry a lot more'' about her looks than she does now she's approaching 70.The 'Mamma Mia' actress - who was the face of a L'Oreal Age Perfect campaign...

Emma Thompson: Sexism In Acting Industry Is Worse Than Ever

Emma Thompson thinks ''sexism'' in the acting business is worse than ever.The Oscar-winning actress has joined other female stars - including Maggie Gyllenhaal and Dame Helen Mirren - in criticising perceived sexism in the television...

Dame Helen Mirren: 'I Love The Queen But Not The Royal Family'

The actress, who has played Queen Elizabeth Ii on the big screen and on the stage, admits she's fond of the monarch but she has no interest in her extended family. In...

Helen Mirren Beauty Advert Cleared After Investigation

The 69-year-old British actress features in the television commercial for L'Oreal's Age Perfect moisturising cream and several close-ups of her face are shown while she says in a voiceover, "It's the science I...

Helen Mirren And Husband Taylor Hackford To Receive Top Honours At Ischia Film Festival

The Queen star will receive the Luchino Visconti Award in recognition of her career achievements during a 17 July (15) ceremony at Villa La Colombaia, the former home of the iconic director Mirren's...

Helen Mirren Honoured For Woman In Gold Role

The British actress was feted by the organisation for her portrayal of Maria Altmann, who spent four decades battling Austrian officials for the safe return of Gustav Klimt's famous The Lady in Gold...

Lynda La Plante Writing 'Prime Suspect' Prequel 'Tennison' For Itv

Lynda La Plante is working on the script for a Prime Suspect prequel series after the show was commissioned by ITV. La Plante, who wrote the early instalement of the crime-drama starring Helen Mirren, will...

Nicole Kidman: Hollywood Isn't Fair

Nicole Kidman doesn't think Hollywood is an ''even playing field''.The 47-year-old actress - who's married to Australian country music singer Keith Urban - has hit out at sexism in the movie industry, saying women are...

Helen Mirren Hits Out At Hollywood 'Sexism'

Dame Helen Mirren has blasted ''ridiculous'' sexism in Hollywood.The 69-year-old actress - who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Britain's Queen Elizabeth in the 2006 hit 'The Queen' - has hit out at examples...

And The Winners Are: "Fun House" And "Curious Incident" Dominate Tony Awards

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime won big at Sunday night’s Tony awards, giving its star, Broadway debutant Alex Sharp, a chance to inspire young people to follow their dreams at all...

Dame Hellen Mirren Handed First Tony Award

Dame Helen Mirren won Best Leading Actress in a Play at the 69th annual Tony Awards last night (07.06.15).The 69-year-old actress - who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in...

Helen Mirren Wins First Tony Award For The Audience

The Queen star returned to her most famous role for a stint on stage in London in 2013, and she reprised the part in March (15) for the Broadway launch of the Peter...

Julie Walters' Mother Made Her Feel 'Inadequate'

Julie Walters' mum made her feel ''inadequate''.The 'Educating Rita' actress has confessed pressure from her pushy mother Mary while growing up meant she has spent her whole life questioning her self-worth.She said: ''There's definitely that...

Helen Mirren Leads Drama Desk Awards

The British star landed the Outstanding Actress in a Play title during the ceremony in New York City on Sunday (31May15), seeing off competition from fellow U.K. star Carey Mulligan, who was nominated...

Helen Mirren Mourning Loss Of Favourite Restaurants In Gas Explosion

Two apartment buildings in Manhattan's East Village were ripped apart by the blast in March (15), and a number of local businesses were forced to close because of the damage. Mirren owns...

Stars Help Broadway Score Best Ever Season

The New York theatre district enjoyed its highest-grossing run in history across the 2014-2015 season, which featured appearances by Cooper in The Elephant Man, Jackman in The River and Mirren in The Audience....

Coldplay Debut Game Of Thrones Musical On Red Nose Day

The charity drive has raised more than $1 billion over the past three decades in the U.K., and a slew of celebrities in the U.S. joined forces hoping to garner the same success...

Dame Helen Mirren Doesn't Care About Awards

Dame Helen Mirren thinks award shows are pointless.The Oscar-winning actress insists she doesn't care about receiving accolades for her work because ''there's no winning or losing in art.''The 69-year-old star said: ''In our job as...

Vanessa Hudgens: Broadway Can Make You Crazy

Vanessa Hudgens says Broadway can ''make you feel a little crazy''.The 26-year-old actress - who found fame in the 'High School Musical' movies - is currently starring as the title character in 'Gigi' in her...

Helen Mirren To Receive World Jewish Congress Recognition Award

In the movie, The Queen star portrayed Maria Altmann, who spent four decades battling Austrian officials for the safe return of art stolen from her family by the Nazis during World War II....

Helen Mirren Sends Special Gift To The Audience Heir Kristin Scott Thomas

The Queen star won rave reviews for her portrayal of Elizabeth II in the West End production of Peter Morgan's play, and Scott Thomas has taken over the role while Mirren performs the...

The Audience To Be Rewritten After U.k. Election

The show, starring Dame Helen Mirren, recently transferred to Broadway, and actress Kristin Scott Thomas stepped into the Oscar winner's shoes to play Queen Elizabeth II in the West End version. Morgan...

Bradley Cooper, Helen Mirren And Carey Mulligan Up For Tony Awards

The Hangover star is up for the Best Leading Actor in a Play for his portrayal of disfigured Englishman John Merrick in The Elephant Man, while British actresses Mirren and Mulligan will compete...

Kristin Chenoweth And Alan Cumming Revealed As Hosts For 2015 Tony Awards, As Nominees Are Announced

‘The Good Wife’s’ Alan Cumming and actress Kristin Chenoweth have been announced as the hosts of the 2015 Tony Awards, which take place on June 7th. The pair are no strangers to the Tonys, having...

Helen Mirren And Bradley Cooper Land Drama Desk Award Nods

Mirren's latest portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience has earned her a nod in the Outstanding Actress in a Play category, going up against the likes of fellow Brit Carey Mulligan...

Fast And Furious 7 'Doesn't Credit Stunt Team'

The stunt team behind 'Fast and Furious 7' are reportedly angry they've not been acknowledged in the credits.The latest instalment in the action film series features the likes of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, the late...

Helen Mirren And Bradley Cooper Up For Coveted New York Drama League Award

Among the other 44 stars hoping to take home the coveted theatre prize are Ewan MCGregor, Bill Nighy, Elisabeth Moss, Kristen Chenoweth, Kelsey Grammer, Matthew Morrison, Carey Mulligan, Chita Rivera and Ruth...

Dame Helen Mirren Loves Vin Diesel

Dame Helen Mirren has a crush on Vin Diesel.The Oscar-winning actress, 69, admits she is ''a little bit in love'' with the 'Furious 7' star and thinks he is ''just so smart and so funny...

'Furious 7' Sparks The Rumour Mill

As the seventh 'Fast & Furious' movie continues to dominate the global box office, rumours are swirling about where the franchise will go from here. Originally conceived as the first in a trilogy, 'Furious 7'...

'Woman In Gold' Tells An Important True Story

Currently in cinemas in American and Britain, 'Woman in Gold' recounts the astonishing true story of one woman's tenacious process to correct an injustice: to restore a stolen painting to its rightful owner. The problem...

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