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December 26, 2022 ♦ Articles, Interviews

“I’ve sort of caught up with him,” Helen Mirren said of her 1923 costar Harrison Ford. Helen Mirren says her working relationship with 1923 costar Harrison Ford was “obviously very, very different” when they first worked together in 1986. “The relationship was obviously very, very different then because Harrison was already an enormous movie star and I was a theatre actress out […]


November 22, 2022 ♦ Articles, Interviews, Magazines, Photoshoots

The iconic 77-year-old British actor finds her inner dame in the wide-open spaces of Montana — driving a buggy, ignoring her phone and appreciating the craftsmanship of a nicely sewn shirt. It’s the tail end of a sun-sparkled afternoon in Butte, Montana, and here I am in a windowless basement bar with — if you’ll […]


August 8, 2022 ♦ Articles, Magazines

As she rocks pink hair, bold dresses and “bad-ass” make-up, Helen Mirren is as fashionable and sophisticated as ever. These days, the word “influencer” gets bandied around a lot, a catch-all term for anyone trying to get noticed on social media. But if you want to see a real influencer, take one look at Helen […]


June 17, 2022 ♦ Articles, Interviews

If Helen Mirren were to steal a painting from the National Gallery in London, it would be a Wassily Kandinsky. “I love Kandinsky,” she says of the Russian painter, known as the father of 20th-century abstraction, although if you strolled through a gallery of his work, you might never know it’s all from the same man’s brush. […]


When Dame Helen Mirren learned she’d been chosen as the cover star of PEOPLE’s 2022 Beautiful Issue, “I was absolutely sort of gobstruck, as we say in England. I never considered myself ‘beautiful.’ And [at] my age! So I was amazed,” the Oscar winner, 76, says. It’s not a false play at modesty, she makes clear: “Don’t […]


April 8, 2022 ♦ Articles, Interviews

Helen Mirren, filmdom’s perennial majesty, arrived at Andrew Saffir’s exclusive movie preview. She plays queens. He does screenings. She’s in Sony Pictures Classics’ newie “The Duke.” His Cinema Society showed it at the Tribeca screening room. “We were unbelievably lucky,” she told me. “We shot this movie in England. It’s where the film takes place. Happens we were […]


April 8, 2022 ♦ Articles

Dame Helen Mirren is a whiz at Wordle. “I’ve just discovered it, I love it,” she enthused to Page Six exclusively at a special screening of her upcoming movie “The Duke” Tuesday night at The Tribeca Screening Room. The Oscar-winning legend divulged that she “quite often” solves the daily word game in three attempts, “but it takes […]


March 19, 2022 ♦ Articles, Interviews

The acting great reflects on her career so far. “Thank you for letting me burble on about my career,” Helen Mirren laughs self-deprecatingly, after looking back on her glittering body of work in the latest instalment of our video series, How I Got Here. Of course, the pleasure is all ours. As one of the most lauded, critically […]


February 25, 2022 ♦ Articles, Interviews, Magazines

The legendary British actress reflects on her humble beginnings in London, becoming an American citizen and why she appreciates and encourages the debate about authenticity in casting sparked by her upcoming role as Golda Meir: “It’s a healthy discussion to have.” It took the better part of two months to schedule an interview with Helen Mirren, the […]


February 20, 2022 ♦ Articles, Interviews, Photoshoots, Videos

She recalls of the “profound feeling” of becoming an American citizen, “It brought up feelings of patriotism that I didn’t think I had” Helen Mirren is a dame — but she’s also a proud American. The 76-year-old British Oscar winner, who was appointed a dame by Queen Elizabeth II in 2003, became an American citizen in 2017, something she takes […]