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Helen was born under the official name Mironoff, Ilyena Lydia Vasilievna on July 26th, 1945. Known to her close friends as Popper, she has been a credited actor since the 1984 film 2010.
Helen Mirren is a dependable leading actor. She has starred in four films including the 2014 comedy film The Hundred-Foot Journey as the character Madame Mallory, the 2010 drama movie The Debt playing Rachel Singer and the 2003 comedy release Calendar Girls cast as Chris.
Helen has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in thirteen films including: the 2013 action film RED 2 as the character Victoria, the 2011 comedy movie Arthur playing Hobson and the 2010 crime release Brighton Rock cast as Ida.
Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2007 action film National Treasure: Book of Secrets, which brought in $220,000,000 at the box office.
Helen is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least fourteen magazines, captured in more than thirteen pictorials, interviewed in over fourteen publications and featured in forty-seven magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least four books.
As an actor Helen Mirren has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on four occasions. Her first Oscar was for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her portrayal of The Queen in the 2006 film The Queen. Helen Mirren was also nominated for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Queen Charlotte in the 1994 movie The Madness of King George , Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Mrs. Wilson in the 2001 movie Gosford Park and Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Sofya in the 2009 movie The Last Station .