Celeb Scanner: Helen Mirren

This acclaimed British actress is truly 'The Queen' of the red carpet, and we love to train our 'Eye in the Sky' on her chic and stylish outfits. Of course we're talking about the one and only Dame Helen Mirren!

Mirren was born in Hammersmith, London, on 26th July, 1945. She was raised in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex. She has moved to London to study at the New College of Speech and Drama, and at the age of 18 she has been accepted into the National Youth Theater.

After spending some time on stage, Mirren was concentrating on her movie career. In 1967 she has appeared in TV movie called The Extravaganza of Golgotha Smuts. In the same year, Mirren had one more role in the surreal movie Herostratus. Her career was set - she would become one of the most famous actresses in the world.

She has more than 120 movies on her resume, and many awards and nominations for her roles.

She has won the Academy Award for The Queen (2006), and was nominated for the Oscars three more times - for The Madness of King George (1994), Gosford Park (2001) and for The Last Station (2009).

Mirren has been nominated for 11 Golden Globe awards. She has won three of them, for her acting in Losing Chase (1996), Elizabeth (2005) and for The Queen (2006).

Even though her ancestors were from Russia, Mirren had a chance to become Commander of Order of the British Empire, but she turned it down.

She is married to Taylor Hackford, an Oscar winning director.

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