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Crowning Helen Mirren

The actress found it surprisingly easy to disappear into her role in 'The Queen'

By Lynda Gorov
Globe Correspondent / October 1, 2006

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LOS ANGELES -- Helen Mirren, regal in her own right, has never been a staunch monarchist. In fact she's been anything but. Her parents, after all, were ardent socialists. She grew up hearing Britain's class system berated over supper and to this day believes that Buckingham Palace and its gorgeous gardens should be turned over to the people. (Full article: 1305 words)

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