London, June 10 (IANS) Dame Helen Mirren has revealed she was "very nervous" about taking on the iconic role of Queen Elizabeth II in "The Queen".
The 66-year-old was the recipient of Academy Award for best actress for her role as the monarch in 2006 released movie.
"She's an icon all over the world. Everybody knows what she looks and sounds like. I knew I had to get those things right, but I wanted to go beyond a simple impersonation. So yes, I was very, very nervous," contactmusic.com quoted Mirren as saying.