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 […]


July 31, 2021 ♦ Articles, Interviews

Helen Mirren is a spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris, but the key to her beauty routine is something that can’t be bottled, jarred, or added to a cart. It’s simply swagger, and she brings it with her everywhere she goes (see: showing up to the strictest red carpet with pink hair, casually taking a shot of tequila at the Oscars, […]


March 7, 2020 ♦ Articles, Photoshoots

The Oscar-winning Queen muses on the theater of politics, the trap of stereotypical glamour, and why age-appropriate makeup calls for subtlety and, occasionally, over-the-top false lashes: “I’m not a rule maker myself.” n a season of uncertainty, it’s wise to consult the oracles. Prince Harry sought out Queen Elizabeth’s company last weekend, mending the road out of senior-royal life over cups […]