Dame Helen Lydia Mirren, DBE (née Mironoff; born 26 July ) is an English actor. Mirren began her acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company in , and is one of the few performers who have achieved the Triple Crown of yozhi.net mater: New College of Speech and Drama. Helen Mirren, Actress: RED. Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. That picture of Dame Helen Mirren in her red bikini holidaying in Puglia has left men under 40 with a bit of a dilemma. Can a year-old woman still be conside.