Many actors have portrayed the Queen on screen throughout her 70-year reign, and a few have spoken out to pay tribute.
The comedian pointed out that mimicking any other minority is understood to be offensive.
The Oscar, Emmy and Tony winning actress just wanted to do the interview from somewhere that she enjoys.
The 'Catherine the Great' star wasn't too pleased when Alex Scott used the phrase to praise her filmography.
It’s more than 40-years since Michael Parkinson’s toe-curling clash with a young Helen Mirren – but the chatshow legend STILL isn’t prepared to say sorry for his creepy line of questioning. Parky was slammed for his sexism in the awkward encounter, in which he introducing the star as a “sex queen”, praised her “sl*ttish eroticism” and then asked her if her, ahem, ‘equipment’ gets in the way of her aspirations to become a serious actress. Guess Dame Helen had the last laugh on that one.
Wouldn’t you just love to be like Dame Helen Mirren when you’re in your seventies? Good news, folks. The Oscar winner has shared her tips for leading a happy and successful life – although presumably she can’t promise that you’ll look quite as good as her in a bikini. “I’m going to give you a few tips to get through life,” the 71-year-old star said in Los Angeles, “because basically I am quite old, so I’ve lived quite a bit of life.
Prime Suspect creator Lynda La Plante has blasted the “appalling” levels of sex and violence in today’s TV crime dramas.
If anything can get us through the British winter, and fill the Downton-shaped hole, it’s going to be a lavishly set costume drama from Peter Morgan, the writer of the 2006 film The Queen starring Helen Mirren. The Crown, Netflix’s ambitious and most expensive show promises drama, intrigue and power politics in the 10-part series, following the early life of Queen Elizabeth II. The new full-length trailer features a young Elizabeth as she embarks on her reign as the newly crowned Queen as well as dealing with private conflicts between her new husband Prince Philip. The trailer opens with the Queen on her honeymoon as she receives the news of her father’s death. “Long live Queen Elizabeth” are the words that echo throughout, as we are given glimpses of how her new role will impact her her new husband, Prince Philip, and affect her relationship with the prime minister, Winston Churchill.
Watch as a young Helen Mirren shuts down sexist questions from a British talk show host in an interview that resurfaced from 1975.
Tennison marks the 25th anniversary of Lynda la Plante’s brilliant police procedural, which starred national treasure Helen Mirren as the no-nonsense detective, Jane Tennison, from 1991 to 2006. Stefanie Martini (Doctor Thorne) takes on the lead role, as we see a 22 year old Tennison beginning her career in tough 1970’s Hackney, dealing with the chauvinism of high ranking officers along with the violence of the criminal fraternity.
Colin, 55, bought the rights to turn Charles Cumming’s Thomas Kell spy novels into a six-part series and ITV are believed to want to broadcast the drama - which is hoped will be as successful as the BBC’s recent spy series The Night Manager that starred Tom Hiddleston - next year. A source told The Sun newspaper: “Helen is interested in playing the role as it’s a key character that just doesn’t sit around in an office. The books are great and Colin has been interested in them for years since he read the first one.
The Kardashian-Jenner family get a lot of flack from a lot of haters, with many shunning the famous clan and dubbing them unworthy of their celebrity title