Mirren named as favourite movie monarch: Poll

Last 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".

IANS