A look at the actress as Alma Reville, wife of British director Alfred Hitchcock. At the heart of the biopic, we learn how Alma was a quiet but enormous influence on Hitchcock’s films.
Helen Mirren poses for a portrait in London last year. Mirren stars as Alma Reville, British film director Alfred Hitchcock's wife, in the new movie "Hitchcock." She is no stranger to bringing historical figures to the big screen; she won an Oscar for playing Elizabeth II in 2006’s "The Queen."Jake Walters/Contour by Getty Images