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"She's so sexy and human. Or maybe that's just Helen Mirren. I find her (Helen Mirren) sexy even in The Queen. Anyone who can handle a Range Rover like that knows what they're doing." British...

Mirren 'Mortified' By Queen Snub Reports

LATEST: Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN is horrified by reports she 'snubbed' British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II after prior commitments forced her to turn down a dinner invitation to Buckingham Palace. Mirren - who won the...

Gruffudd's Crush On Mirren

Welsh actor IOAN GRUFFUDD's secret crush on Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN has been "outed" by his fiancee ALICE EVANS. Evans recently interviewed the Fantastic Four actor for the British edition of Glamour magazine and...

Mirren Snubs Buckingham Palace Invite

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN has turned down an invitation to dinner at Buckingham Palace, citing a hectic filming schedule for her no-show. The Oscar-winning actress - who won the coveted gong for her portrayal of...

Mirren Claims Us Theatre Prize

Actor JOHN LITHGOW poked fun at HELEN MIRREN's run of accolades in presenting her with a Geffen Backstage award in Los Angeles on Monday (30Apr07). The Oscar-winning British Dame was honoured for distinction in the...

Sienna Steps Up For Charity

Sienna Miller has donated a pair of her shoes to help raise money for people suffering in Chad and the troubled Darfur region of Sudan.Her donation is just one of many being made by a...

By on 24 April 2007

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"I did like THE QUEEN. I actually sent HELEN MIRREN a fan letter." SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS gives the Oscar-winner his seal of approval....

Mirren's Documentary

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN is making a documentary about her Russian ancestry. The actress - whose real name is ILYENA LYDIA MIRONOVA - and her sister KATE plan to travel to Moscow with a...

Mirren's Documentary

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN is making a documentary about her Russian ancestry. The actress - whose real name is ILYENA LYDIA MIRONOVA - and her sister KATE plan to travel to Moscow with a...

The Queen Star Buys A Castle

THE QUEEN Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN has bought her own castle in southern Italy. The 60-year-old actress has paid $1.25 million (GBP680,000) for the run-down 500-year-old estate in Puglia, which is within walking distance...

Christmas Bonanza For Us Film Fans

JOHNNY DEPP, SCARLETT JOHANSSON, DAME HELEN MIRREN and NICOLAS CAGE are serving up a Christmas treat for US moviegoers - they're blockbuster new movies will hit cinemas on 21 December (07). Depp's SWEENEY TODD musical,...

Mirren To Play Cage's Mother

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN is set to play NICOLAS CAGE's mother in the sequel to action adventure NATIONAL TREASURE. THE QUEEN star will join ED HARRIS in the movie, NATIONAL TREASURE: THE BOOK OF...

Ok Go Win A Youtube 'Oscar'

Indie pop band OK GO won most creative video for their strangely captivating music video for Here It Goes Again in video-sharing site YouTube's first 'Oscars'.The clip sees the Chicago-based rockers doing an elaborately choreographed...

By on 27 March 2007

Fascinating Fact 3008

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN refuses to leave home without a quirky gift from the producers of hit film THE QUEEN - a bracelet with the inscription 'Ladies + Gentlemen. I give you The Queen.'...

Fry: British Accents Behind Oscar Success

British comedian Stephen Fry has questioned the merits of his compatriots' acting in Hollywood, after suggesting they benefited from their plummy accents. The star of Jeeves and Wooster and resident host of QI was interviewed...

By on 20 March 2007

Margaret Thatcher Movie

A biopic of former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER is being made by the BBC and Pathe Films. Hoping to capture the success of DAME HELEN MIRREN hit THE QUEEN, filmmakers will focus on...

Stephen Fry: 'Brits Are Overrated In Hollywood'

British actors excel in Hollywood because Americans are "fooled" and seduced by their accents, according to celebrated thespian STEPHEN FRY. Brits DAME HELEN MIRREN, JEREMY IRONS, BILL NIGHY, EMILY BLUNT and HUGH LAURIE all won...

Hackford To Take A Leap Of Faith

DAME HELEN MIRREN's moviemaker husband, TAYLOR HACKFORD, is set to make his debut as a Broadway musical director after signing on to take charge of new show LEAP OF FAITH. The RAY director latest project...

Ferguson: 'The Queen Is An Amazing Woman'

Former British royal SARAH FERGUSON was so moved by DAME HELEN MIRREN's performance in THE QUEEN she broke down in tears. The Duchess Of York admits she found the Oscar winner's onscreen portrayal of British...

Mirren Crowned 'Tv Queen'

Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren has proved that while she may now rule the roost in Hollywood, she can still boast a commanding presence on Britain's small screen. The star, who recently won an Academy...

By on 14 March 2007

Mirren Sells New Orleans Dream Home

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN has sold the New Orleans, Louisiana "Creole cottage" home she showed off in top design magazine Architectural Digest. But the actress and moviemaker husband TAYLOR HACKFORD still have property in...

Queen Stars Take Small Screen Crowns

THE QUEEN co-stars DAME HELEN MIRREN and MICHAEL SHEEN have been crowned for their small screen performances at the Royal Television Awards. The ceremony in London last night (13MAR07) saw Mirren honoured for her long-running...

Mirren Not A Big Drinker Anymore

DAME HELEN MIRREN can't celebrate her success like she once did because she no longer likes the taste of alcohol. The Oscar-winning actress admits she's a little distressed that she no longer drinks like she...

Hackford's Berry Documentary Wins Top Honours At Dvd Awards

Filmmaker TAYLOR HACKFORD's documentary CHUCK BERRY: HAIL! HAIL! ROCK 'N' ROLL was named Best of Show at the 2007 Music DVD Awards in Hollywood this week (06MAR07). The RAY director - husband to Oscar winner...

Winslet Settles Weight Loss Libel Case

Kate Winslet has accepted a settlement from a leading publisher after successfully challenging an article claiming she had sought medical help to lose weight.Grazia magazine, which is owned by UK publishing firm Emap, wrongly stated...

By on 09 March 2007

Mirren's Phone Fear

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN can't live without her answer machine, because it means she doesn't have to face her fear of phones. THE QUEEN actress, 61, hates using the phone and goes out of...

Mirren Shows Off Her New Orleans Home

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN has opened the doors of her New Orleans, Louisiana home for a new spread in Architectural Digest magazine. THE QUEEN star allowed cameras to capture the renovated bungalow she shares...

Kelly Osbourne Praises 'Natural' Mirren

Rock offspring KELLY OSBOURNE has made a veiled swipe at her mother SHARON's love for cosmetic surgery, after praising Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN for ageing "gracefully". Sharon has spoken openly about her extensive plastic...

Mirren: 'Happiness Is My Beauty Secret'

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN claims the key to her youthful looks is simple - being happy. The Oscar winner - who won the Best Actress Academy Award for her role as British monarch ELIZABETH II...

Dench Missed Oscars For Knee Op

Film and theatre legend DAME JUDI DENCH missed the Oscars last week (25FEB07) because she was undergoing surgery on her knee. The 72-year-old actress was nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance...

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