Helen Mirren discovers she's a year younger, thanks to Ellen DeGeneres

Bessie Dean
January 14, 2018

Here's the thing: When a voice off stage confirmed her age, the delighted star replied, 'I'm 72, this is fantastic.

Helen was joined by her co-star Donald Sutherland, 82, at the premiere held at AMC Loews Lincoln Square in NY.

The MASH actor, who plays John Spencer in the movie, donned a blue suit for the occasion, which he teamed with a black puffer vest and some running shoes.

Helen and Donald made an appearance at The View to discuss The Leisure Seeker and talk about the Time's Up movement at the 2018 Golden Globes.

It comes after the Collateral Beauty star admitted she regularly goes make-up free to events. Because my husband and I thought we were 74 and then we worked it out and no, we're 73. "They really stepped up, I think in many ways".

Helen claimed that she often requests her shoots to remain as natural as possible when she spoke ahead of her appointment as the spokesperson for L'Oreal past year.

'In all honesty. I don't think I said: 'Absolutely no retouching.

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'I want to stay home and watch TV, ' as Ellen interjected, 'me too.' 'But once I get there, and I'm sure it's the same with you, it's like, "oh no, this is great, this is fun". "It's some construct up there".

"Although it does seem like you're aging, you don't know your age", she joked.

And Ellen was quick to take credit for Mirren's sudden change in age, jokingly saying "You've gotten younger being here".

Helen interrupted saying "73" as the audience cheered.

Mirren unconvincingly corrected her, saying that she was 73.

'Wow, when did you turn 73?

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