Helen Mirren leaves fans amazed as the 78-year-old walks the runway of Paris Fashion Week
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Dame Helen Mirren is proving to everyone that age is just a number.
The legendary actor was selected to walk the runway of Paris Fashion Week and the 78-year-old looks incredible.
While she's made a name for herself after starring in the likes of The Queen, Red and Fast X, she looked like a natural as a runway model.
She wore a silver gown for French beauty brand L'Oreal at the annual fashion event.
The L'Oreal ambassador beamed as she made her way down the catwalk and twisted the sleeves of her outfit for everyone to see.
She was also joined on stage by Andie MacDowell and Elle Fanning.
Fans have been impressed by Dame Helen's grace and confidence as she struts her stuff while approaching 80 years old.
One said: "Ellen Fanning and Helen Mirren walking hand in hand at the L'Oréal Paris Walk Your Worth event. What a pair of queens."
Another added: "Elle Fanning and Helen Mirren at the L'Oreal Paris fashion show, better than several professional models who close the shows because of their mother's contacts."
Mirren has recently divided opinion for her latest film Golda, where she portrays former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir.
Considering that Dame Helen is not Jewish, she has faced some criticism for taking the role away from a Jewish actor who could have played it.
However, the 78-year-old has hit back at the negative commentary.
“I think the whole question of assuming a certain physiognomy because you’re playing a particular race, there is something offensive about that,” she explained on on Sunday With Laura Kuenssberg.
“On the other hand, if you’re playing Leonard Bernstein, and this is really what Leonard Bernstein looked like, you know, maybe it’s a good idea. It’s a very delicate balance."
She mentioned Bernstein because Bradley Cooper has recently faced a similar criticism for playing the legendary composer in Maestro, despite not being Jewish.
But Dame Helen says it should be about whether the actor can do the part justice rather than what their background is.
She told the Radio Times: "It’s more frightening for a writer to be told they are not allowed to write about subjects with which they don’t have an immediate DNA connection.
"I imagine it must be very alarming. And ridiculous.”
“I’ve had other Jewish roles, but not an uber-Jewish role like Golda Meir. I did tell [director] Guy [Nattiv] that I’m not Jewish, in case he thought I was.
"I said, ‘If that’s an issue, I’ll step away, no problem.’ But he said, ‘No, it’s not an issue. I want you to play Golda.’ And off we went.”
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