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Helen Mirren - The Biography of Britain's Greatest Actress

Helen Mirren - The Biography of Britain's Greatest Actress

Author
Ivan Waterman
Details
Paperback, Metro Publishing
ISBN
9781844543977
Date Published
Apr 2007
Price:
£7.99
Synopsis
She is one of the best-loved amd most highly respected actresses in the world today. A talent that Britain is truly proud of, Dame Helen Mirren is a chameleon of an actress who has turned her hand to a huge variety of roles. This book unearths the amazing woman behind the professional. From the beginning as a struggling actress with a passion for Shakespeare, she soon made her mark on the stage. She went on to impress with a host of challenging and varied screen roles, from The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover to her more recent appearances in Calendar Girls, Prime Suspect 7, The Queen and the multiple award winning Elizabeth I. It was this film that gained her an Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actressand firmly secured her status as a national treasure. A fascinating read, this book charts an incredible woman through her struggle to the top, her relationships with fellow actors, including Liam Neeson, and her marriage to film director professionally and personally. A must-read for Mirren fans and film-buffs alike, it is not to be missed.

About The Author
Ivan Waterman was a journalist for over twenty years, regularly reviewing West End threatre and cinema. He now writes regularly for newspapers such as The Independent and the Sunday Times.