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Mirren's Bargain Dress Saves Her Blushes

DAME HELEN MIRREN was stunned to be awarded the best-dressed actress at a prestigious award ceremony - because the frock cost just $15 (GBP7.45). The Queen star, 62, was forced to wear the bargain dress...

One Takes One's Place At Glamour's Top Table

Queen Elizabeth II has been named in Vogue's list of the world's most glamorous women.A surprise choice, the monarch makes the Top 50 Definitive List of Today's Glamorous Women, with her distinctive style and 'iconic...

By on 07 November 2007

Mirren: 'My Mother Was Hurtful'

DAME HELEN MIRREN was so traumatised by "cruel" mother, she has wiped their relationship from her memory. The Queen star, 62, admits her critical mother was so impossible to impress that she avoided bringing boyfriends...

Mirren Traumatised By Childbirth Film

DAME HELEN MIRREN has never had kids because she was traumatised by a childbirth film she watched as a schoolgirl. The 62-year-old was just 13 when a teacher at her Catholic high school played the...

Dame Helen's Corgis Tipped To Score Canine Oscars

The corgis who played DAME HELEN MIRREN's companions in 2006's THE QUEEN have been tipped to win the film yet another accolade - a Fido award. The five pups have been nominated for the Historical...

Mirren Begged By Husband To Take Role

Director TAYLOR HACKFORD was forced to beg his wife DAME HELEN MIRREN to agree to take a starring role in his new film. Hackford pleaded with The Queen star to appear as the wife of...

Mirren: 'I Have Legs Like Wayne Rooney'

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN is so insecure about her figure she has likened her "chunky" legs to English soccer star WAYNE ROONEY. The Oscar winner, 62, dislikes her muscular legs so she is considering having...

Mirren Stars In Husband's Film

Dame Helen Mirren is to work with her husband, director Taylor Hackford, for the first time in more than 20 years.The Oscar-winning actress will star opposite Goodfellas star Joe Pesci in the upcoming movie Love...

By on 15 October 2007

Mirren: 'Acting Is More Exciting Than Marriage'

DAME HELEN MIRREN waited 11 years to marry her partner because her career was more exciting than any enjoyment she would get from her wedding. The Oscar-winning star, 62, wed director Taylor Hackford in 1997...

Mirren Rules Out Young Love

British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN has ruled out ever romancing a young man - because they give her "the creeps". The Queen star, 62, will never be tempted to trade husband Taylor Hackford, also 62,...

Mirren: 'Queen Costumes Made Me Weep'

DAME HELEN MIRREN cried when she saw the costumes for her THE QUEEN movie role - fearing she couldn't play a woman who wore tweed. The Oscar-winning actress did not relish wearing sensible shoes and...

Helen Mirren: Paris Hilton Is The New Princess Diana

According to Dame Helen Mirren, Parris Hilton is the modern-day equivalent of Princess Diana. The Oscar-winning actress, who recently portrayed Queen Elizabeth 2nd in 'The Queen', insists that both Hilton and Diana have gained their...

Sequel For The Queen?

A sequel for Oscar-winning film The Queen is in development, reports claim.Director Peter Morgan is to direct the final part of his 'Blair trilogy', which began with Channel 4 film The Deal in 2003, this...

By on 02 October 2007

Mirren Sought The Queen's Permission

DAME HELEN MIRREN wrote to QUEEN ELIZABETH II to seek her blessing before embarking on her Oscar-winning role in THE QUEEN. Mirren wowed critics, film fans and lifted the Best Actress Academy award for her...

Sequel To The Queen Planned

A sequel to the Oscar-winning movie THE QUEEN is in the works - but it won't star HELEN MIRREN as HER MAJESTY. The movie will focus instead on Tony Blair and his relationship with...

Mirren Resented Sex Symbol Tag

Oscar-winning actress DAME HELEN MIRREN revels in her current status as a sex symbol - but she wasn't always so welcoming of the accolade. The Queen star, 62, earned her reputation as a temptress after...

Mirren Attacks Female Fashionistas For Size Zero Problem

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN has launched a scathing attack on the fashion industry's size zero craze, putting the blame for the "horrifically thin" models on female fashion editors. The Academy Award-winner, 62, had first hand...

Potter Rules National Movie Awards

The fifth instalment in the Harry Potter series was the big winner at the first ever National Movie Awards last night.Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix scored a hat-trick of gongs at the...

By on 29 September 2007

Mirren Vows To Keep Stripping Off

Oscar-winning actress HELEN MIRREN has pledged to continue stripping off - both on and off screen. The Queen star, 62 - famous for disrobing in Calendar Girls and Caligula - has no plans to grow...

Mirren Vows Not To Repeat Lsd Trip

Oscar-winning actress HELEN MIRREN has hailed her experience with LSD as "fantastic" - but vows never to do it again because it also "terrified" her. The Queen star reveals she once took acid while a...

Us Audience Turns Off Emmys

This Sunday's Emmy primetime awards may have been one of the least-watched ever, initial figures suggest.According to statistics released by ratings analysts Nielsen Media Research, the prize-giving ceremony attracted 13.1 million viewers when it aired...

By on 19 September 2007

The Stars + Lucky Shoes Give Mirren A Great 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN owes her 2007 good luck to her lucky shoes - and the heavens. The British actress, who picked up an Emmy Award on Sunday night (16Sep07) for her role in TV drama...

Gervais And Mirren Win Emmys

Ricky Gervais and Dame Helen Mirren have been honoured at American television's biggest awards bash, the Emmys.Office star Gervais won the outstanding lead actor in a comedy series prize for his portrayal of Andy Millman...

By on 17 September 2007

Mirren To Play Her Great-aunt

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN plans to play her great-aunt LENA in a movie based on letters exchanged between her Russian ancestors after the Russian Revolution. The 62-year-old star will reenact the events which took...

Mirren Buys Italian Castle

THE QUEEN star DAME HELEN MIRREN is the queen of her own castle after buying a 16th century villa in Italy. The British actress, who owns homes in Los Angeles, New York, London and New...

Mirren's Drug-fuelled Past

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN lived in a hippy drug den during her twenties, while working for the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company. The elegant British actress admits wild cross-dressing parties took place fuelled with alcohol...

Mirren: 'I Won't Be Revealing All In Book'

DAME HELEN MIRREN has disappointed fans ahead of writing her forthcoming memoirs - she will won't be "dishing the dirt" and revealing all her secrets. The Queen actress has been working on her autobiography In...

Mirren Embraces Life Without Children

Oscar winner HELEN MIRREN is glad she has never had children and slams the notion childless women are sad as "bulls**t". The 62-year-old actress insists she is happier without kids and doesn't regret not having...

Mirren Returns To Sexy Screen Role

DAME HELEN MIRREN is set to revisit her controversial role in the 1979 movie CALIGULA. The Oscar-winning actress - who starred alongside Malcolm MCDowell and Peter O'Toole in the sexy movie - will record the...

The Queen To Be Screened On Itv

Academy award-winning film The Queen starring Dame Helen Mirren will be shown on ITV1 this autumn.The movie, which won Dame Helen an Oscar for best actress, was made by Granada Films and Pathe Pictures.The film...

By on 07 August 2007

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