Mirren’s really on a roll

LONDON: Award-winning actors Helen Mirren and Jack Nicholson have been named the sexiest among the older Hollywood stars. Mirren, 61, beat 72-year-old Italian acting legend Sophia Loren. The three to follow were Meryl Streep, Dame Judi Dench and Diane Keaton. Among the males, Nicholson was followed by former Bond actor Sean Connery, Robert Redford and Clint Eastwood.

Over 2,000 people took part in the survey conducted by lovefilm.com, reported contactmu-sic.com.

Mirren says she is having the most incredible year of her life after having bagged two more awards. Mirren was named best actress for her portrayal in The Queen at the Screen Actors’ Guild Awards in Los Angeles. She was also named the best actress in a TV movie for her portrayal of Elizabeth I. She is now the clear front-runner for the Academy Awards, said anan-ova.com. “It’s been the most incredible year for me ever. That’s been amazing at this end of my life,” Mirren was quoted as saying.