• Dame Helen  Mirren

    Dame Helen Mirren Awards

    Born on July 26th, 1945

    From Chiswick, London, England

The Leisure Seeker Poster

The Leisure Seeker

Traveling in their family Leisure Seeker vintage recreational vehicle, John and Ella Spencer take one last road trip from Boston to the Hemingway House in the Florida Keys before his Alzheimer's and her cancer can catch up with them.

Golden Globe (2018)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Trumbo Poster

Trumbo

In 1947, successful screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) and other Hollywood figures get blacklisted for their political beliefs.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Golden Globe (2016)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Woman in Gold Poster

Woman in Gold

Sixty years after fleeing Vienna, Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), an elderly Jewish woman, attempts to reclaim family possessions that were seized by the Nazis. Among them is a famous portrait of Maria's beloved Aunt Adele: Gustave Klimt's "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I." With the help of young lawyer Randy Schoeberg (Ryan Reynolds), Maria embarks upon a lengthy legal battle to recover this painting and several others, but it will not be easy, for Austria considers them national treasures.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
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The Hundred-Foot Journey

Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is an extraordinarily talented and largely self-taught culinary novice. When he and his family are displaced from their native India and settle in a quaint French village, they decide to open an Indian eatery. However, Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren), the proprietress of an acclaimed restaurant just 100 feet away, strongly objects. War erupts between the two establishments, until Mallory recognizes Kadam's impressive epicurean gifts and takes him under her wing.

Golden Globe (2015)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Won
Fellowship
Phil Spector Poster

Phil Spector

Lawyer Linda Kenney Baden (Helen Mirren) defends music producer Phil Spector (Al Pacino), on trial for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Golden Globe (2014)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
The Last Station Poster

The Last Station

In 1910, famed novelist Leo Tolstoy (Christopher Plummer) and his wife Sofya (Helen Mirren) vehemently disagree over the rights to Tolstoy's literary legacy. Sofya believes her husband should bequeath them to her upon his death, while Tolstoy's chief disciple, Chertkov (Paul Giamatti), has nearly convinced the writer to sign the rights over to the Russian people. To this end, Chertkov inserts a spy into Tolstoy's household, who promptly falls for one of the novelist's daughters.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2010)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Festival internazionale del film di Roma (2009)
Won
Marc'Aurelio Award for Best actress
Nominated
Actress in a Leading Role
Calendar Girls Poster

Calendar Girls

After the death of her best friend's husband from cancer, spirited Yorkshire housewife Chris Harper (Helen Mirren) hatches a scheme to raise money for a memorial to him. Utilizing a tradition from the hidebound Woman's Institute association, Chris encourages Annie (Julie Walters) and their friends to create a calendar -- with the novel detail of using the middle-aged women of their village as nude models. The idea stuns the husbands and a wary young photographer (Philip Glenister).

Golden Globe (2004)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
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The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone

Karen Stone (Helen Mirren) is a former actress who has settled into a staid marriage with a wealthy husband (Brian Dennehy). After he suddenly dies during an Italian vacation, Karen is left alone and in need of company. When she meets the enigmatic Contessa (Anne Bancroft), Karen is set up with the handsome, and much younger, Paolo (Olivier Martinez), which leads to an intense romance. Trouble arises, however, when it seems that Paolo may not reciprocate Karen's deep affection for him.

Golden Globe (2004)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Won
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Door to Door Poster

Door to Door

Bill Porter (William H. Macy), a man afflicted with cerebral palsy, is desperate to find a job despite his condition. He uses his sense of humor, determination and winning spirit to convince a manager to hire him as a door-to-door salesman for Watkins, a supplier of household items and baking products. Porter walks several miles every day on his sales route, eventually working his way into the hearts of his customers. This film is based on a true story.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2003)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (2003)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
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The Passion of Ayn Rand

Upon the death of Ayn Rand (Helen Mirren), Barbara Branden (Julie Delpy) recounts the story of her dealings with the enigmatic 20th-century philosopher and novelist. Barbara and her husband, Nathaniel (Eric Stoltz), meet Rand and her husband, Frank O'Connor (Peter Fonda), and immediately establish a rapport. Rand takes the youthful Nathaniel under her wing and begins to show an un-platonic interest in her protégé. Barbara must sit by as the two begin what becomes a long, tumultuous affair.

Golden Globe (2000)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Won
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Losing Chase Poster

Losing Chase

A woman's (Helen Mirren) clinical depression subsides when a mother's helper (Kyra Sedgwick) stands up to her abusive behavior.

Golden Globe (1997)
Won
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
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Prime Suspect: Errors of Judgment

Jane Tennison (Helen Mirren) investigates a drug runner's death while having an affair with her also-married supervisor.

Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress for a Miniseries or Special
Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness Poster

Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness

After a series of murders occur similar to an earlier crime, Superintendent Jane Tennison (Helen Mirren) fears she may have jailed an innocent man.

Won
Outstanding Lead Actress for a Miniseries or Special
The Madness of King George Poster

The Madness of King George

Aging King George III (Nigel Hawthorne) of England is exhibiting signs of madness, a problem little understood in 1788. As the monarch alternates between bouts of confusion and near-violent outbursts of temper, his hapless doctors attempt the ineffectual cures of the day. Meanwhile, Queen Charlotte (Helen Mirren) and Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger (Julian Wadham) attempt to prevent the king's political enemies, led by the Prince of Wales (Rupert Everett), from usurping the throne.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1996)
Nominated
Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role
Prime Suspect 2 Poster

Prime Suspect 2

When a girl's body is found in London, police Detective Jane Tennison (Helen Mirren) is put in charge of the investigation. Despite her superior's desire for the case to be closed expediently, it's not as simple as it appears. The identity of the deceased is difficult to discern due to the body's state of decay, and neighborhood locals are hostile toward the police. Tennison must also resolve conflicts in her team, which includes her ex-lover Robert Oswalde (Colin Salmon).

Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Cal Poster

Cal

Fraught with guilt about his involvement in the murder of a Protestant police officer, Irish Republican Army member Cal (John Lynch) eschews violence and longs to defect from the organization. He meets Marcella (Helen Mirren), the widow of the slain officer, at the local library and is instantly drawn to her. Their mutual feelings of confusion and distress bring them together, but their relationship faces obstacles. Cal must hide his secret from Marcella, while also dodging the police.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1984)
Nominated
Actress