Dame Helen Mirren has won herself a Glamour Icon Award. She is an English actress, who received a dame-hood for services to the performing arts at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, well now she gets this at the annual Glamour Women of the Year Awards on Tuesday night, June 3, 2014. She is sixty eight and she is also an Oscar winner and she was so happy to be getting the prize by Ryan Reynolds. They are currently filming’ The Woman In Gold,’ together, also she took her monent up on stage to give some encouragement to young stars not to be afraid of getting older. She said:
”There are a lot of really young women here who are very beautiful, incredibly talented, and I salute you and respect you all. I’m so proud to be a member of your sex.
”Your 40s are good. Your 50s are great. Your 60s are fab. And 70 is f**king awesome. I’m not quite there yet, but almost.”
Davina McCall was named Glamour Hero for her gruelling 500-mile cycle, swim and running journey from Edinburgh to London in February, which raised £1 million for Sports Relief, and ‘Orange Is The New Black’ actress Taylor Schilling, 29, won the Editor’s Special Award.
Other winners include,
‘Grace of Monaco’ actress Nicole Kidman, who won the Outstanding Contribution award, and Taylor Swift, who was awarded Best International Solo Artist, but neither of them were able to attend the glittering ceremony. Supermodel Naomi Campbell, Little Mix, singer Paloma Faith, presenter Emma Willis, ‘Modern Family’ star Sarah Hyland and ‘Godzilla’ actress Sally Hawkins also picked up prizes.
‘The Hunger Games’ star Sam Claflin – who plays Finnick Odair in the franchise – was named the Man of the Year at the ceremony, which was presented by Graham Norton in London’s Berkeley Square Gardens.