Helen Mirren

Also Credited As:

Ilyena Lydia Vasilievna Mironov, Helen Mirren, Ilyena Vasilievna Mironov
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From the age of 13, when she played Caliban in a school production of "The Tempest," Helen Mirren knew she wanted to become an actress. Despite her working-class upbringing and her less-than-supportive parents, Mirren emerged to become one of the most celebrated and decorated British actress of her time. With a combination of poise, confidence, intelligence and undeniable sex appeal, Mirren became famous for her challenging performances on …
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Ilyena Vasilievna Mironov on 26 July 1945 in Chiswick, England, GB

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