There are a few British actors who are truly royalty. Odds are, you know who they are. This select bunch includes Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellan, Judi Dench, and the always stylish, Helen Mirren. Dame Helen Mirren, who was awarded the title of Dame at Buckingham Palace in 2003, has enjoyed a very long, very successful career in theater, film, and television. She began acting while in school, and was accepted to the National Youth Theatre when she was 18. From there, she went on to successful performances with the Royal Shakespeare Company, and then began appearing in productions in the West End. She has also starred in multiple Broadway productions. In addition to her theater work, she has starred in such film and television productions as "Caligula", "Excalibur", "White Nights", "Prime Suspect", "The Madness of King George", "Teaching Mrs. Tingle", "The Queen", "RED", "The Debt", and "Glee". She has been nominated for four Oscars and ten Emmys, and has won one Oscar, and four Emmy Awards, among many other honors. When in the US, she often chose to spend her time in a moderately-sized mansion in the Hollywood Hills. However, she recently listed the home for rent.
Helen Mirren's house is a 6,699 square foot mansion with five bedrooms and seven bathrooms. The house sits on 6 acres of land in the Hollywood Hills. In addition to the main structure, Helen Mirren's house also has a separate cottage for guests, and a stunning garden tucked away out of the sight of passersby. The main bedroom offers breathtaking views of Los Angeles, and there is also a large swimming pool and a private terrace. Helen Mirren's house is renting for $40,000 per month. While that may seem like a hefty price tag, the house has housed more than one luminary. In addition to Dame Mirren, it was also the former residence of silent and Western star, Dustin Farnum.