Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren will host the 2016 Genesis Prize award ceremony in Jerusalem. At the June 23 ceremony, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu will present the $1 million Genesis Prize to Itzhak Perlman, an acclaimed violinist, educator and advocate for individuals with disabilities. The Genesis Prize, which has been referred to…
Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren accepted an award for helping to educate the public about the issues surrounding Nazi-looted art.
All hail the Queen! The Weinstein Company has announced that actress Helen Mirren will be honored by the World Jewish Congress for her role in ‘Woman in Gold.’
‘Woman in Gold’ uses every single cliché about Vienna, the Nazis and intergenerational friendship. But Anna Goldenberg writes it will leave at least you craving Sacher torte.
Meeting Helen Mirren almost feels like an audience with the Queen. But after playing two Jewish roles, the award-winner admits wondering if she might actually be a member of the Tribe.
Is David Mamet’s HBO film about the music impressario (and convicted killer) great art? The idea of Al Pacino playing Spector is so engaging that it may not matter.
HBO has released a trailer for its upcoming Phil Spector biopic, about the legendary record producer and convicted murderer. The film, written and directed by David Mamet, stars Al Pacino as Spector and Helen Mirren as his defense attorney. Based on the trailer, though, the main attraction seems to be the many phases of Spector’s hair. Take a look:
In her latest film, “The Debt,” British actress Helen Mirren plays retired Mossad agent Rachel Singer. And in a recent interview with the New York Times Magazine’s Andrew Goldman, the Oscar-winning actress (and Dame!) discussed the possibility of having Jewish roots.