Mirren Wins Variety Club Award
British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN garnered yet more acclaim for her portrayal of British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II when she was awarded the Outstanding Film Performance Of The Year Award by Britain's Variety Club. The 61-year-old was honoured alongside SHARON OSBOURNE and LITTLE BRITAIN funnyman DAVID WALLIAMS by the charity organisation which focuses on disabled and disadvantaged children. Variety Club spokesperson RONNIE NATHAN says, "The Variety Club showbusiness Awards reward the outstanding talent of 2006. We cherish our relationship with the entertainment industry. "This very special event is our opportunity to thank and celebrate some of its most prominent representatives and through them, all the celebrities who do so much work for sick, disabled and disadvantaged children throughout the UK."