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Mirren, Helen

Overview
Works: 568 works in 2,092 publications in 10 languages and 70,691 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Church history  Biography  Television plays  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Portraits  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Director, Interviewee, Commentator, Other, Speaker, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Helen Mirren
The Queen by Stephen Frears ( Visual )
72 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Queen begins with a familiar epigraph "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown"--Henry IV, Part II. The action of the film takes place during the week following the death, on August 31, 1997 of Diana, Princess of Wales. One of its accomplishments, courtesy of adroit use of newsreel and other contemporary footage, is to remind viewers of the deep sadness that surrounded that event. It is also about the divergent and potentially ruinous ways the monarch and Prime Minister Tony Blair responded to the resulting torrent of national grief
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
70 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play about devilish fairies, bedeviled lovers and tradesmen-actors. Plots intertwine as entangled love affairs, the comical performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens, and the antics in fairyland among King Oberon and his queen Titania produce a bizarre series of entanglements, but all ends happily
National treasure 2 ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a missing page from the diary of John Wilkes Booth surfaces, Ben Gates' great-great grandfather is suddenly implicated as a key conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The page is one of 18 pages missing from Booth's diary. When doing more research, the conspiracy takes Ben, Abigail, and Riley from Buckingham Palace to the White House - both places they break into - and even stealing a page from a secret book. But in order to see more from the book, their choice is either get elected president or kidnap the President of the United States. So, Ben kidnaps the president. The conspiracy then crosses to Mount Rushmore. Now, Ben will have to clear his family's name so they will no longer be linked to the assassination
Excalibur by John Boorman ( Visual )
80 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic saga of King Arthur and those around him in the Court-- the knights, his Queen, and the wizard Merlin. Focuses on the rise of Christian civilization out of the Dark Ages
Inkheart by Iain Softley ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When Mo Folchart reads a story, the characters leap off the page. Literally. And that's a problem. Mo must somehow use his special powers to send interlopers back to their world...and save ours. If ever a task was easier said than done, this is it. Mo and his daughter Meggie, abetted by friends real and fictional, plunge into a thrilling quest that pits them against diabolical villains, fantastic beasts and dangers at every turn"-- Container
As you like it by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled As you like it
Red by Robert Schwentke ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank is a former black-ops CIA agent living a quiet life alone, until the day a hit squad shows up to kill him. With his identity compromised, Frank reassembles his old team; Joe, Marvin, and Victoria, and sets out to prove that they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. Stand back and watch the bullets fly in this explosive action-comedy
Legend of the guardians the owls of Ga'Hoole by Kathryn Lasky ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fledgling barn owl Soren lives in the forest of Tyto with his father Noctus, mother Marella, older brother Kludd, younger sister Eglantine, and their snake nest maid Ms. P. Noctus enjoys telling Soren and Eglantine stories of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole, a mythical group of warrior owls, who once saved all owlkind from the evil "Pure Ones." One night Kludd pushes Soren and they both fall to the ground. They are kidnapped taken to the home to the Pure Ones, and put to work: Soren as a slave, and Kludd as a soldier. The Pure Ones' are laying a trap for their enemies, the Guardians of Ga'Hoole. The Pure Ones storm the Great Tree, and the Guardians lead the owls into battle against them, wherein which Soren and his friends emerge to play pivotal roles
Gosford Park by Robert Altman ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama set at the country estate of Sir William McCordle in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a hunting party weekend when one of the group is murdered
Calendar girls by Nigel Cole ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Chris' best friend Annie loses her husband, Chris derives a scheme to memorialize him. The two women, along with some of their friends - all fiftysomething women - will make a nude calendar to raise money for the hospital where he died. The calendar becomes hugely popular. Based on actual events
The last station by Michael Hoffman ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In honor of his newly created religion, Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy renounces his title, property, and family in favor of poverty and celibacy. For the Countess Sofya, his wife of nearly fifty years, this is the last straw! After she discovers his plans to leave the rights to his iconic novels to the Russian people rather than his own family, she decides to use every trick of seduction in her considerable arsenal to fight for what she believes is rightfully hers. Includes commentary and more
Monsters University by Billy Crystal ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski ... was a little monster, he has dreamed of becoming a Scarer--and he knows better than anyone that the best Scarers come from Monsters University (MU). But during his first semester at MU, Mike's plans are derailed when he crosses paths with hotshot James P. Sullivan, "Sulley" ... , a natural-born Scarer"--Container
The debt ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story begins in 1997, as shocking news reaches retired Mossad secret agents Rachel and Stephan about their former colleague David. All three have been venerated for decades by Israel because of the secret mission that they embarked on for their country back in 1965-1966, when the trio tracked down Nazi war criminal Dieter Vogel, the feared Surgeon of Birkenau, in East Berlin. At great risk, and at considerable personal cost, the team's mission was accomplished - or was it?
The madness of King George by Nicholas Hytner ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the life of King George III, this is the story of royal intrigue, sexual indiscretions, backstairs plotting and a battle for power between Parliament and the throne, all occurring while the king is being treated for an unknown mental illness
Elizabeth I by Tom Hooper ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[E]xplores the intersection of the private and public life of Elizabeth I in the latter half of her reign, offering a personal look at her allies, her enemies, and her suitors as she struggles to survive in a male-dominated world."--Container
Raising Helen ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helen is living the life she's always dreamed of with her career at a top modeling agency on the rise. But her carefree lifestyle comes to a crashing halt when she soon finds herself responsible for her sister's children - Audrey, Henry, and Sarah. No one doubts that Helen is the coolest aunt in New York, but the transformation from super-hip to super-mom is super difficult. Along the way, Helen finds support from Dan Parker, the handsome young pastor and principal of the kids' new school, and realizes the choice she has to make is between the life she's always loved and the new loves of her life
Hitchcock by Sacha Gervasi ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plagued by both a reckless ego and nagging self-doubt, Hollywood legend Alfred Hitchcock becomes obsessed with a grisly murder story that the studios won't back. Determined, he risks his reputation, his home and even the love of his wife Alma, as he sets out to make the film
The tempest by Julie Taymor ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This modern retelling of William Shakespeare's final masterpiece is an exciting, mystical, and magical fantasy. Exiled to a magical island, the sorceress Prospera conjures up a storm that shipwrecks her enemies and then unleashes her powers for revenge
Cymbeline by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King Cymbeline's evil second queen tries to force Princess Imogen to marry her own son
Arthur ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lovable billionaire Arthur Bach has always relied on his limitless fortune and nanny Hobson to keep him out of trouble. Now he faces his biggest challenge. He must choose between an arranged marriage that will ensure his lavish lifestyle or an uncertain future with the one thing money can't buy, Naomi, the only woman he has ever loved. With Naomi's inspiration and some unconventional help from Hobson, Arthur will finally learn what it means to become a man
 
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Alternative Names
Mironoff, Ilynea Lydia
Mironova, Illiana Lydia Vasilievna 1945- Frueherer Name
Petrovna Mironova, Illiana Lydia
Languages
English (597)
Spanish (35)
French (31)
German (22)
Multiple languages (6)
Catalan (2)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
Polish (1)
Dutch (1)
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