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Helen Mirren

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Actress

The Resume

    (July 26, 1945- )
    Birth name is Ilyena Lydia Mironoff
    Resides in Los Angeles
    Portrays Detective Jane Tennison on 'Prime Suspect (1991- )'
    Acted in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968),' 'Savage Messiah (1972),' 'Caligula (1979),' 'Excalibur (1981),' '2010 (1984),' 'White Nights (1985),' 'The Mosquito Coast (1986),' 'The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover (1989),' 'Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991),' 'The Madness of King George (1994),' 'Some Mother's Son (1996),' 'The Prince of Egypt (1998),' 'The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999),' 'Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999),' 'No Such Thing (2001),' 'Gosford Park (2001)' and 'Calendar Girls (2003)'
    Became a Dame of the British Empire (2003)

Why she might be annoying:

    Her nickname is 'Popper.'
    She uses a lot of profanity.
    She has a tattoo on her left hand, but can't remember what it was supposed to signify.
    She is the daughter of an exiled Russian aristocrat.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She is quite well-preserved for her age.
    She is blunt and plain-spoken.
    She calls the Academy Awards 'the creme-de-la-creme of bullshit.'
    She has a racy sense of humor.
    When told that a microphone in a studio was for radio broadcasts, she walked up to it and said: 'Fuck, fuck, fuck!'
    She also said: 'All you have to do is look like crap on film and everyone thinks you're a brilliant actress. Actually, all you've done is look like crap.'
    She can talk intelligently on just about any subject.
    Oh, and she has done many nude scenes.

Credit: Wieland Kalligaro


Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 7 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 20 Votes: 35.00% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 161 Votes: 42.24% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 164 Votes: 55.49% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 52 Votes: 44.23% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 13 Votes: 30.77% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 31 Votes: 83.87% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 30 Votes: 20.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 162 Votes: 48.15% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 400 Votes: 67.50% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 103 Votes: 48.54% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 413 Votes: 48.67% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 98 Votes: 48.98% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 112 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 176 Votes: 38.07% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 613 Votes: 43.56% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 307 Votes: 43.32% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 426 Votes: 41.55% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 682 Votes: 48.53% Annoying