“I really want a Grammy. It’s terrible, isn’t it. I’ll have to do an audio book of some sort,” said Helen Mirren in the press room after winning the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for “The Audience,” in which she plays Queen Elizabeth II through the years. That puts her just one award away from EGOT, having previously won an Oscar and four Emmys.
It’s worth noting that Mirren also won her Oscar for playing Elizabeth II, in Stephen Frears‘s film “The Queen,” and she won one of her Emmys as the title character in HBO’s “Elizabeth I” in 2006, but while playing the Queens Elizabeth has proven fruitful for the actress, she says, “I don’t think I’ll do it again. I’m sure Her Majesty is sick to the teeth with me.”
Below, watch Mirren’s complete press Q&A: