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Helen Mirren wants Elizabeth I artefact

Helen Mirren wants Elizabeth I artefact

Aug 3 2013, 5:31am CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Dame Helen Mirren would love to own a handwritten note by Queen Elizabeth I. The regal actress - who has played both Elizabeth I and reigning British queen, Elizabeth II - feels a great affinity...

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Helen Mirren wants Elizabeth I artefact

Aug 3 2013, 5:31am CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Dame Helen Mirren would love to own a handwritten note by Queen Elizabeth I.

The regal actress - who has played both Elizabeth I and reigning British queen, Elizabeth II - feels a great affinity with the monarchs having portrayed them on screen and stage, and thinks it would be "incredible" to own something that was written by the famous royal.

Quizzed what extravagant purchase she would like to make, she said: "I think that I'm inspired by... I think a hand-written parchment from Elizabeth 1st. I mean, to own a piece of history like that would be so incredible. Maybe one of her letters to her ambassadors, you know, rejecting the hand of the King of Spain or something like that would be great."

The 68-year-old star reprises her role as sharpshooting assassin Victoria in action movie, 'RED 2', and the film even pays homage to her royal roles.

In one scene, Helen's character poses as a delusional woman who thinks she's the queen in order to gain access to a psychiatric hospital.

She told BANG Showbiz: "I think the writers had written this ... they thought it was very funny of course that I would pretend to be the queen. I think I suggested that it should be Elizabeth the 1st, who I have played, and I thought that would be a funnier sort of take than being the present queen. One forgets how these things come about, but certainly the writers had thought it would be hysterical to see me pretend to be the queen."

'RED 2' is in cinemas now.

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like baseball, the Emmy Awards are a game of statistics: Long-running shows are able to pile up TV’s top awards and new records year after year. The 66th prime-time Emmys, airing tonight with host Seth Meyers, are full of such possibilities, including a fifth best comedy series trophy for “Modern Family” that would tie it with all-time sitcom champ “Frasier.” PHOTOS: Emmy Nominated CBS Shows ...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like baseball, the Emmy Awards are a game of statistics: Long-running shows are able to pile up TV’s top awards and new records year after year. The 66th prime-time Emmys, airing tonight with host Seth Meyers, are full of such possibilities, including a fifth best comedy series trophy for “Modern Family” that would tie it with all-time sitcom champ “Frasier.” PHOTOS: Emmy Nominated CBS Sho ...
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‘Modern Family,’ Brian Cranston Aim At Emmy Record

Aug 25 2014 10:55am CDT | Source: CBS New York

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Oprah Joins In With The Ice Bucket Challenge! See Who Did The Dumping HERE!

Aug 16 2014 2:30pm CDT | Source: Perez Hilton

This is already one of the best charity campaigns ever! Everyone is getting involved with the ice bucket challenge to support ALS, aka Lou Gehrig's disease, and even Oprah is jumping in on the fun! The media mogul was nominated by Tyler Perry, and filmed herself filling her own ice bucket (below) before getting dumped on! And her bestie Gayle did the pouring! After the shock wore off, Oprah nominat ...
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Robert Downey, Jr. Takes Ice Bucket Challenge, Calls Out Avengers Pal (VIDEO)

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(YouTube) The Ice Bucket Challenge shows no sign of letting up — and now Robert Downey, Jr. and Oprah Winfrey have done it. On Saturday, the Iron Man star posted a video in which his wife Susan does the honors, dumping ice on the actor to help raise awareness for ALS research. Downey challenged his Avengers co-star Chris Hemsworth to follow suit. Meanwhile, Oprah challenged Steven Spielberg and Helen Mirren to get wet, shortly befor ...
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