The Dame of drama

Jan 22, 2014, 08:47 IST | The Centerstage Team

It’s an award honoring those who have made ‘lasting and impressive contribution to the world of entertainment.’

English actress Dame Helen Mirren

She joked that she was a fan of all types of pudding including Suet, Christmas, Treacle, Bread and Butter, Yorkshire, Plum, and Figgy and is now looking forward to Hasty.

>> She is the only actress ever to have portrayed both Elizabeth I and II on the screen.

>> Mirren has no children and says she has “no maternal instinct whatsoever”.

>> In 1990, Mirren stated in an interview that she is an atheist

>> In an interview to a magazine, Mirren stated she had been date raped as a student and had often taken cocaine at parties in her 20s.

>> She earned the title of the ‘Sex Queen of Stratford’ due to her sexually charged roles in theatre productions. She said that she resented the title.  

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