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Helen Mirren winning her Oscar while Inkheart was still filming
Helen Mirren
Biographical Information
Birth name

Helen Lydia Mironoff


July 26, 1945





Acting Career
Years active


In Inkheart


Dame Helen Mirren, DBE (born July 26, 1945 as Helen Lydia Mironoff) is an English actress who plays Elinor Loredan in the film adaptation of Cornelia Funke's Inkheart.

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  • Co-star Eliza Bennett revealed in a quick FAQ session that Helen Mirren picked up her Oscar when Inkheart was still filming, and she even brought it to the set at one point.[1]
  • Cornelia Funke thinks that although Helen Mirren is brilliant as an actress, she is a very wrong casting choice for Elinor Loredan.[2]

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Believe it or not, I actually found a dried-up piece of salami used as a book mark in one of the latest books I bought, a wonderful nineteenth-century first edition.
Elinor Loredan,
Inkheart, Ch. 4 - A House Full of Books

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  1. Inkheart New York Premiere - Hollyscoop
  2. Ask the Author: Cornelia Funke, question ID# 590643 - Goodreads

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