He served as a colonel in the and fought in the 1904.
Mirren's next film was the comedy film , a remake of the 1981 , starring in the lead role.
It received multiple awards and nominations, including a second nomination and first win for Mirren's portrayal of the sternly devoted head servant Mrs.
In the same year, she starred as Mother Ginger in Disney's adaptation of , titled , directed by and.
Her co-stars were as her aimless lover Rakitin and in only his second professional stage appearance as the cocksure young tutor Belyaev.
Mirren attended Hamlet Court primary school in , where she had the lead role in a school production of , and in , where she also acted in school productions.
Mirren was brought up in , Essex.
Her numerous honorary awards include the from the and Gala Tribute presented by the.