Helen is one of those rare English actresses who won the Academy Award, four BAFTA Awards three Golden Globe Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards, and one Tony Award. The gorgeous is also famous for her notable film roles include Marcella who helps her to become Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress, 2010 (1984), The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999), Calendar Girls (2003), Hitchcock (2012), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), Woman in Gold (2015), Trumbo (2015), and The Leisure Seeker (2017).
Bio and wiki of Helen Mirren
The famous Amerian English actor was born Helen Lydia Mironoff in 1945. She celebrates her birthday every year on 26 July. She was born at Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital in Hammersmith, London to Kathleen “Kitty” Alexandrina Eva Matilda and Vasily Petrovich Mironoff. Her parents are of mixed descent (English, Russian, and Kuryanovo, Smolensk Oblast). She had grown up with her parents and siblings at her hometown and birthplace London.
Her father used to play the viola with the London Philharmonic before World War II and later drove a taxi cab and was a driving-test examiner, before becoming a civil servant with the Ministry of Transport while her mother was a working-class Londoner from West Ham, East London, the 13th of 14 children born to a butcher whose own father had been the butcher to Queen Victoria.
Apart from them her grandfather, Colonel Pyotr Vasilievich Mironov was in the Imperial Russian Army and fought in the 1904 Russo-Japanese War.
She is the second daughter of three children; she was born three years after her older sister, Katherine and also had a younger brother. Beside them her cousin, Peter Basilusin was model and Bond girl Tania Mallet; Mallet’s mother and Mirren’s father were siblings.
Educational background of Helen Mirren
The sizzling English actress, Helen had enrolled in a primary school in Westcliff-on-Sea, where she had the lead role in a school production of Hansel and Gretel and St Bernard’s High School for Girls in Southend-on-Sea, where she also acted in school productions. Later she went to teaching college, the New College of Speech and Drama in London. Since childhood, she was very fond of acting and theatre show.
Helen Mirren’s Career
Talking about the career of Helen she had started her journey from a very young age. at the age of 18, she had auditioned for the National Youth Theatre (NYT) and was accepted. At the age of 20, she was enrolled in the Cleopatra in the NYT production of Antony and Cleopatra at the Old Vic, which led to her signing with the agent Al Parker.
After, her work for the National Youth Theatre, Mirren was invited to join the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). Later she appeared in numerous play such as in Trevor Nunn’s staging of The Revenger’s Tragedy, Diana in All’s Well That Ends Well, Cressida in Troilus and Cressida, Rosalind in As You Like It, Julia in The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Tatiana in Gorky’s Enemies at the Aldwych, and the title role in Miss Julie at The Other Place.
After appearing in many plays she had done many movies such as in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu, The Long Good Friday, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, The Madness of King George, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, The Hundred-Foot Journey, The Nutcracker, and the Four Realms and Berlin, I Love You.
Apart from a huge number of movies she had appeared in many television shows such as in The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, Saturday Night Live, The Passion of Ayn Rand, World War One Remembered: Passchendaele, Red King, White Knight and Catherine the Great.
Net worth and salary of Helen Mirren
As a versatile and finest actress, she had received a huge name and fame in her lifetime career. The net worth of Helen has been estimated at around $ 50 million US dollars. about his exact annual salary, it is under review yet. There is no doubt that she is one of those actresses who had popular for her work.
Helen Mirren’s boyfriend and husband
The gorgeous Helen had dated with Liam Neeson. In 1981, the couple met while working on Excalibur. Sadly they broke up.
After break up, she married Taylor Beckford, who is an American film director. The couple has no kids and Mirren has repeatedly said she has no desire for kids now. Her husband, however, has two children from his previous marriages.