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 Helen Mirren From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Helen Mirren Mirren at The Critics' Circle Awards Luncheon in April 2007; by John Reiss Born Ilyena Vasilievna Mironov 26 July 1945 (1945-07-26) (age 63) Hammersmith , England Occupation actor Years active 1965-present Spouse(s) Taylor Hackford (1997-present) Awards won
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Academy Awards Best Actress 2006 The Queen BAFTA Awards Best Television Actress 1992 Prime Suspect 1993 Prime Suspect 2 1994 Prime Suspect 3 Best Actress in a Leading Role 2006 The Queen Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie 1996 Prime Suspect 4: Scent of Darkness 1999 The Passion of Ayn Rand 2006 Elizabeth I 2007 Prime Suspect: The Final Act Golden Globe Awards Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television 1997 Losing Chase 2007 Elizabeth I Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama 2007 The Queen Screen Actors Guild Awards Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture 2001 Gosford Park Best Cast - Motion Picture 2001 Gosford Park Best Actress - Mini-series/TV movies 2006 Elizabeth I Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role 2006 The Queen Other awards Best Actress Award - Cannes Film Festival 1984 Cal 1995 The Madness of King George NYFCC Award for Best Supporting Actress 2001 Gosford Park
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Venice Volpi Cup for Best Actress 2006 The Queen NYFCC Award for Best Actress 2006 The Queen Dame Helen Mirren , DBE (born 26 July 1945) is an English stage , film and television actress . She has won an Academy Award , four SAG Awards , four BAFTAs , three Golden Globes and four Emmy Awards during her career.
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Contents 1 Early life 1 . 1 F a m i l y 1 . 2 E d u c a t i o n 2 Theatre 2 . 1 E a r l y y e a r s 2 . 2 C
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[ edit ] Early life [ edit ] Family Mirren was born Ilyena Vasilievna Mironov [1] in a corridor of the maternity wing of Queen Charlotte's Hospital , Hammersmith in West London. [2] Her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov (1913-1980), was of Russian origin, and her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda ( née Rogers; 1909-1980), was English . [3] Mirren's paternal grandfather, Pyotr Vassilievich Mironov, a Russian nobleman, tsarist colonel and diplomat, was negotiating an arms deal in Britain and was stranded there, along with his family, during the Russian Revolution . Mirren's great-great-great-great-grandfather was the Russian field-marshal Mikhail Kamensky , one of the heroes of the Napoleonic wars . Her father called himself Basil and changed the family name to Mirren in the 1950s. He played the viola with the London Philharmonic before World War II and later drove a cab and was a driving-test examiner, before becoming a civil servant with the Ministry of Transport. Mirren's mother was from West Ham , London and was the thirteenth of fourteen children born to a butcher whose father had been the butcher to Queen Victoria . [3] Mirren considers her upbringing to have been "very anti-monarchist". [4] The first house she remembers living in was in
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2010 for the course GENERAL AR ECE 250 taught by Professor Drcapps during the Spring '10 term at N.C. State.

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