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Page 78 of 103 / SAG-AFTR A SPECIAL ISSUE 2022 / 78 children who had been kidnapped and forced into being soldiers. She also supports Meals on Wheels, which operates across America to address senior hunger and isolation, and SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young, a national nonprofit organization that provides support, advocacy and life-changing experiences for young people who stutter. Additionally, Mirren was named an ambassador for Women for Women International, a charity that supports women who have been the victims of war by providing education and job skills training. Her global advocacy efforts also include work with Greenpeace; Freedom from Torture, a charity that provided torture victims with therapeutic care; and Refuge, a UK-based organization that helps to rebuild the lives of women and children who are survivors of violence and abuse. Whether it's on screen, on the red carpet, advocating for important issues or onstage accepting an award, Mirren is always in her element. With her outspoken demeanor, refined acting talent and a wicked sense of humor, she knows she's royalty. As she told Esquire in 2011, "Whenever I see the queen, I always think, 'Oh, there I am!'" Mirren holds her award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for Phil Spector in 2014. KE VIN M A ZUR Helen Mirren receives her Life Achievement honor live during the SAG Awards on Sunday, Feb. 27 on TNT and TBS. WATCH the 2016 SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversations with Helen Mirren.

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