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Helen Mirren receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Actress Helen Mirren poses at a ceremony honoring her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2012.

January 3, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
Helen Mirren received the year's first star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday.

The multi-award winning actress was honored with star No. 2,488 at 6714 Hollywood Blvd. in front of the Pig N' Whistle pub.

Mirren has received international recognition for her work on stage, screen and television. Her biggest role has been as Queen Elizabeth II in the 2006 film "The Queen."

She has won Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and BAFTA awards for best actress.

Mirren currently stars the film "Hitchcock," in which she portrays Alfred Hitchcock's wife, Alma, in a role that has brought her nominations for Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild awards.

City News Service contributed to this report.