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Mirren And Oscar Welcomed In London

Academy award-winner DAME HELEN MIRREN received a standing ovation from fellow travellers at London's Heathrow airport as she arrived home from the Oscars on Tuesday (27FEB07). THE QUEEN star, who won the coveted gong for...

Mirren Picked Up Oscar Without Underwear

DAME HELEN MIRREN has confessed she wasn't wearing any underwear when she collected her Best Actress Oscar on Sunday (25FEB07) night. The 61-year-old, who was honoured for her role in THE QUEEN, was wearing a...

Mirren Laughs Off Royal Invitation Rumours

LATEST: DAME HELEN MIRREN has categorically dismissed reports she's been invited to visit QUEEN ELIZABETH II at Buckingham Palace in the wake of her success in the movie THE QUEEN. Oscar-winner Mirren was said to...

Mirren: 'I Want To Play Royal Camilla'

DAME HELEN MIRREN would love to play British royal CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL in a new biopic. Fresh from her Best Actress Academy Award win as QUEEN ELIZABETH II in THE QUEEN on Sunday (25FEB07)...

Degeneres In Tears Over Oscars Feat

Oscars host ELLEN DeGENERES burst into tears on her live post-Academy Awards TV talk show yesterday (26FEB07), after a string of celebrities poured praise on her via video. The humbled comedienne fought to regain composure...

Mirren Almost Turned Down Royal Role

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN nearly missed out on portraying ELIZABETH II in THE QUEEN, because she didn't think she would do the British monarch justice. On Sunday (25FEB07) night, the 61-year-old won the Best...

Scorsese Finally Scores An Oscar

After being nominated six times for a best director Oscar, Martin Scorsese finally held the award in his hands Sunday night. Moreover, The Departed, the film that he won it for, also was awarded the...

Mirren: 'I Have No Maternal Instinct'

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN is glad she doesn't have any children of her own - because she has no motherly instincts at all. The British star has never had the desire to start a...

Queen Helen Triumphs At The Oscars

Dame Helen Mirren has scooped an Academy Award for her role in The Queen at the glitteriest event of the year.The 61-year-old actress now has an Oscar to proudly display next to the hoard of...

By on 26 February 2007

Mirren Puts Hollywood Home Up For Rent

HELEN MIRREN is hoping to cash in on her Oscar night success after putting her Hollywood home up for rent - at $40,000 (GBP20,500) per month. The Best Actress Oscar winner and her husband, filmmaker...

Winslet Knew She Had No Chance Of Taking Oscar Home

Actress KATE WINSLET knew she'd be nothing more than an honoured, invited guest at the Oscars - because there was no way anyone was going to beat DAME HELEN MIRREN in the Best Actress category....

Mirren Plans Mexico Trip

HELEN MIRREN is planning a post-Oscars vacation after picking up a gift certificate for a five-day spa vacation for two at Azul Resorts in Riviera Maya, Mexico. The actress claimed the $9,000 (GBP4,600) `swag' at...

Penguins + Sunshine Star Crash The Oscars

The HAPPY FEET penguins and child star ABIGAIL BRESLIN got last night's (25FEB07) Oscars ceremony off to an animated start as part of a pre-show skit. In the taped segment, Happy Feet hero MUMBLE left...

Mirren Turns Down Free Plastic Surgery

DAME HELEN MIRREN refused to accept free plastic surgery and Botox injections ahead of the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The 61-year-old, favourite to win Best Actress for her performance as British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH...

Mirren Angers Hometown Residents

DAME HELEN MIRREN has angered locals by criticising her hometown of Leigh-On-Sea in England. The Oscar nominee told a US interviewer last week (begs19FEB07) she hailed "from a little place called Leigh-on-Sea...the armpit of the...

Chaplin: 'It's Hard Being A Woman In Hollywood'

KIERA CHAPLIN, the granddaughter of movie legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN, has criticised male-dominated Hollywood studios for making it "tough" for women to succeed. The 22-year-old THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST star hopes to overcome the difficulties...

Mirren Grateful For Royal Legacy

DAME HELEN MIRREN is forever grateful her latest acclaimed role as British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has afforded her a more glittering legacy among the UK public. THE QUEEN star, who is hotly tipped to...

Mirren Brands Ageing Male Actors 'Grumpy Old Men'

DAME HELEN MIRREN has branded ageing Hollywood actors "grumpy old men" - as they can't cope with the lack of female attention as they get older. THE QUEEN actress also hit out at male stars...

Mirren, Frears And Morgan Invited To Lunch With The Queen

Oscar nominee DAME HELEN MIRREN has been invited to meet British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II at Buckingham Palace in London, screenwriter PETER MORGAN has confirmed. Mirren is favourite to win the Best Actress Academy Award...

Mirren An Uncomfortable Role Model

DAME HELEN MIRREN is struggling to cope with her new-found superstardom because she's not ready to be a role model for younger actors. The BAFTA-winning actress is hot favourite to pick up an Academy Award...

Mirren Oscar A Sure Bet

Bookmaker William Hill is paying out bets to punters who have backed Dame Helen Mirren's Oscar win even though the awards ceremony is yet to be held.The bookmaker has closed the book and won't be...

By on 22 February 2007

The Queen Declines Mirren Dvd

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II declined the offer of an advance of the DAME HELEN MIRREN-starring movie THE QUEEN - because she only owns a VHS player. Earlier this week (14FEB07), the film's producer ANDY...

Mirren Pleads With Government For Theatre Funding

DAME HELEN MIRREN has become the latest British star to issue a plea to the UK government over proposals to cut funding for live theatre. The 61-year-old - who is tipped to win the Best...

Collette Tips Mirren For Double Victory

Australian actress TONI COLLETTE has tipped BAFTA winner DAME HELEN MIRREN for Oscar glory at the 2007 Academy Awards later this month (25FEB07). Mirren is the favourite to win the Best Actress honour for her...

Macy Loves Mirren's Nude Reputation

Actor WILLIAM H. MACY is full of praise for Oscar-nominated actress DAME HELEN MIRREN - because she has a tendency to strip off in each of her movie roles. Mirren, who is the favourite to...

Mirren Daunted By Royal Role

DAME HELEN MIRREN was mistaken for royalty while filming THE QUEEN, but found being treated with the utmost respect at all times extremely daunting. The actors and crew on set had difficulty separating the actress...

The Queen Loves Mirren's Take On Her

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II has seen DAME HELEN MIRREN's Oscar-nominated movie based on her life, and loved it. THE QUEEN producer ANDY HARRIES claims to have been tipped off by Buckingham Palace sources that...

Mckellen Blasts 'Downmarket' Baftas

English thespian SIR IAN MCKELLEN has branded Sunday (11FEB07) night's British Academy Awards (BAFTAs) "downmarket and low key". THE LORD OF THE RINGS star expressed his disappointment the awards had failed to attract neither LITTLE...

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