Helen Mirren is an Oscar winner, but she admitted she broke down in tears when she watched the 95th Academy Awards on Sunday.
In an interview on The Kelly Clarkson Show on Friday, the 77-year-old actress, who was there promoting her latest film, Shazam!: Fury of the Gods, said she was in a restaurant when her friend Brendan Fraser, 54, won the Best Actor award. for his work in La Ballena.
“I cried when Brendan Fraser received the award,” she revealed as she sat primly in a bright yellow long-sleeved gown with a flared skirt.
She accessorized the look with a black belt and a black headband tied around her long blonde hair.
“He’s great,” said Kelly, 40, “he did an amazing job.”
Emotional moment: Helen Mirren, 77, also won an Oscar, but admitted she burst into tears when she watched the 95th Academy Awards on Sunday. “I cried when Brendan Fraser received the award,” she revealed on The Kelly Clarkson Show on Friday.
“I cried when Brendan Fraser received the award,” she revealed as she sat primly in a bright yellow long-sleeved dress with a flared skirt (her friend pictured last weekend with her trophy).
Brendan and Helen had worked together on the 2008 fantasy film Inkheart.
The film centers on a teenage girl who discovers that her father has an incredible talent for drawing characters from his books.
When an evil character escapes, she, her father, and her aunt must work together to stop the villain from destroying them all.
“He’s such a lovely person,” the Emmy winner said of her former co-star.
I’m sure you know how beautiful it is. He is a magical man, I think.
She continued: “And he was clearly very, very touched, it was a big moment for him so he was the right person for me, the way he responded, I just found it very.” moving.
The interpreter added that she thought her victory “was the highlight” for her “of the whole show”.
“I love it when you support someone,” Kelly said, “because you believe in him or his project or whatever, and he wins. That’s a good feeling for everyone involved.
“It’s great,” the Stronger artist agreed.
Magic: Helen told Kelly, 40, that she was in a restaurant when she saw Brendan’s acceptance speech. “She’s such a lovely person,” the Emmy winner said of her former co-star. “I think he is a magical man.” Kelly agreed, adding, “he’s great, he did an amazing job.”
Shazam!: Helen was on The Kelly Clarkson Show to promote her latest movie, Shazam! Fury of the Gods, seen here with co-star Lucy Liu
Inkheart: Brendan and Helen had worked together on the 2008 fantasy film Inkheart. Helen played the aunt of a teenage girl who discovers that her father has an incredible talent for drawing book characters out of her.
Helen had her own special moment when she returned to London after receiving her Best Actress award for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in 2007.
“While I was waiting at baggage claim, someone saw me and started clapping,” said the versatile actress. Variety.
“Word started to spread, and soon the whole baggage room was cheering.”
Helen was putting her statue in her tote bag.
‘It was so amazing. Of course, I couldn’t resist: I reached into my bag, pulled out my Oscar, and held it. I cried, I have to say; it was so moving and lovely.’
Oscars: Helen won her own Oscar for Best Actress in 2007
The Queen: The versatile actress won an Academy Award for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen
Special experience: Helen had her own special experience at the London airport on her way home from winning the Oscar. ‘While she was waiting at baggage claim, someone saw me and started clapping. Word got out and soon the entire baggage hall was applauding.
The BAFTA winner is set for a busy 2023.
She has three movies coming out this year, including a reprise of her role as Queenie in the latest installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, Fast X.
He will also appear in the highly anticipated Barbie, with Margo Robbie and Ryan Gosling, as well as White Bird: A Wonder Story, a period piece about the importance of being kind to others.
Helen has been signed to play a reclusive author in the crime drama Switzerland, and will be directed by her husband, Taylor Hackford, in Sniff, co-starring Al Pacino, Morgan Freeman and Danny DeVito.