Name: Helen Mirren
Birth Name: 
Illiana Lydia Petrovna Mironova
Birth Date: 
July 26, 1945
Birth Place: 
London, England
Relationship Status: 
Married to Taylor Hackford
Celebrity Ranking # 523

BAFTA Brings Out The Stars

Posted Friday November 2, 2007 2:07 PM GMT

While the MTV European Music Awards were rocking Munich, Germany, the BAFTA/LA awards lit up Los Angeles.

The BAFTA awards honor people in the American and English entertainment industries, and there were plenty of reasons to cheer for the nominees.


2007 Emmy Award Winners

Posted Monday September 17, 2007 9:36 AM GMT

The 2007 Emmy Awards are already upon us, and television's biggest stars have turned out in hopes of taking home a little hardware.

The big winners at the 55th Emmy Awards include:

Outstanding Drama Series

Winner: "The Sopranos"

Outstanding Comedy Series

Winner: "30 Rock"


Boxing Brings Out the Stars

Posted Tuesday May 8, 2007 11:34 AM GMT

The Las Vegas boxing match on Saturday night brought out the stars, as some of the silver screen's biggest hitters turned out in droves.

According to Hello!, "A proud Jennifer Lopez looked on as her husband Marc Anthony sang the American anthem while Jim Carrey and girlfriend Jenny McCarthy, Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio and John Cusack took up their seats at the MGM Grand."


79th Academy Awards Fashion

Posted Monday February 26, 2007 6:00 PM GMT

While Oscar night is the biggest event in the movie business, it is also a fashion show of the highest ranks. To many, one of the biggest fashion surprises at Sunday night's Academy Awards came early, with the white shoes and rust velvet tux on host Ellen DeGeneres.

While that outfit seemed like an odd choice, Meryl Streep took even more heat for her garb. Sylvia Rubin of the SF Chronicle was one of her critics.


79th Annual Academy Awards

Posted Monday February 26, 2007 4:28 PM GMT

At the star-studded Academy Awards on Sunday, Martin Scorsese's mob epic "The Departed" won best picture, earning the filmmaker the directing prize that had eluded him throughout his illustrious career.

"Could you double-check the envelope?" said Scorsese, who had been referred to as the greatest living American filmmaker without an Oscar. He also had never delivered a best-picture winner before, despite crafting such modern masterpieces as "Raging Bull" and "Goodfellas."


'The Queen' Earns Helen Mirren An Oscar

Posted Monday February 26, 2007 12:10 PM GMT

As was expected, Helen Mirren was honored with this year’s Academy Award for best actress. It comes as little surprise, as she pretty much swept all of the other awards shows building up to the golden Oscar itself.

This is Mirren’s first Academy Award, although she has been nominated twice before. Her portrayal of the reserved Elizabeth II in the days following Princess Diana’s shocking death in 1997 brought her overwhelming critical acclaim.


79th Academy Awards Show Preview

Posted Sunday February 25, 2007 11:40 PM GMT

The preparation complete and activities underway, Hollywood is ready to celebrate film with the 79th Academy Awards ceremony.

About 3,400 guests will start arriving at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre from 2:00 PST on, where they will be greeted by a bombardment of camera flashes from photographers shooting the world's most star-studded fashion show.


79th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars) Nominees

Posted Monday February 5, 2007 5:18 PM GMT

This year is the 79th Annual Academy Awards (Feb. 25th), or more commonly known as the Oscars. Big winners from previous award shows (Babel, Dreamgirls, Departed, and Little Miss Sunshine) are expected to do well, and some late arrivals (Blood Diamond and Notes on a Scandal) just might sneak away with a couple awards. Regardless, it will make for an entertaining awards show as so many quality films are in the running. Listed below is a recap of the nominees by category for the Oscars, and they are as follows:

Performance by an actor in a leading role:

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