Mirren named as favourite movie monarch: Poll

Updated: Jan 19, 2011, 10:39 AM IST

London: Helen Mirren`s portrayal of `The Queen` has been voted as the favourite royal role, according to a new online poll.

Mirren topped the poll with 47 percent, while Cate Blanchett`s "Elizabeth" came in second with 31 percent of the vote, in a poll conducted by website Fandango.com.

Dame Judi Dench came in third and fourth with her portrayals of Elizabeth I in "Shakespeare in Love" and as Queen Victoria in "Mrs. Brown".

Nigel Hawthorne rounded out the top five with his role as King George III in "The Madness of King George".