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Dame Helen Lydia Mirren (born July 26, 1945) is an English actress. She portrayed Magdalene Shaw, the mother of Deckard Shaw, Owen Shaw and Hattie Shaw, in The Fate of the Furious, Hobbs & Shaw and Fast & Furious 9.


Biography

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. Mirren attended St. Bernards High School for girls, where she would act in school productions. After high school, she began her acting career in theatre working in many productions including in the West End and Broadway.

Trivia

  • Helen Mirren met Vin Diesel in a bar and asked him for a role in a Fast & Furious movie, she was disappointed however with the fact that she didn't get to drive.[1]
  • Helen Mirren is also best remembered for her role as Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison in British police drama series; Prime Suspect from the series' premise in 1991 to the series' finale in 2006.

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