Quote: "During the very first screening of The Queen at the Venice Film Festival, my husband lets out this huge laugh because he'd never seen me dressed up as the queen. I lean over to him and say, 'Darling, do you think you'll ever f**k me again?' Between you and me - he has." Helen Mirren on her director husband Taylor Hackford's first impression of the actress dressed as Queen Elizabeth II.
Quote: "I cast Jennifer Lopez in the co-starring role and she’s going to surprise a lot of people as this sad divorcee, pushing 40 who is so financially strapped that she’s had to move back in with her mother, played by Patti LuPone." Moviemaker Taylor Hackford is impressed with his leading lady in new action movie Parker.
Quote: "I'd be completely horrified if Taylor gave me a Valentine's card! That's not our sort of relationship at all - we would pour cold water on that sort of thing. We even forget to get each other birthday presents - I'm always thinking the day before, 'Oh, I must get Taylor something for his birthday.' Without being corny, we try simply to be considerate to each other every day rather than lavishing each other with gifts." Dame Helen Mirren isn't romantic with her husband Taylor Hackford.
Fact: Oscar winner Helen Mirren is the latest celebrity to be honoured by Madame Tussauds - a waxwork of THE QUEEN star was unveiled in London on Tuesday (11May10). The actress attended the unveiling ceremony with her husband, Taylor Hackford.
Quote: "We spend months apart and I think that helps. We have a horrendous row within days of being reunited because it's annoying to have someone else telling you what to do and then we get over that and we are really happy." DAME Helen Mirren enjoys her own space from her director husband Taylor Hackford.
Quote: "We haven't worked together in a really long time and I think that's why we're still married." DAME Helen Mirren reveals her secret to a lasting marriage with American film director Taylor Hackford. The couple has been married for 11 years.
Quote: "I really, really recommend not marrying for 20 years. I still don't quite understand why anyone gets married anyway." PRIME SUSPECT star Helen Mirren's dating advice for young Hollywood actresses. The star ended up marrying RAY director Taylor Hackford in 1997 primarily for "estate-planning purposes". The couple have been together for 20 years.