Helen Mirren to be given lifetime achievement award

London, Nov 16 (Inditop.com) Veteran actress Helen Mirren is to be conferred with a lifetime achievement award for her contribution to cinema.

The Oscar-winner will be presented with the trophy at the 19th annual Women in Film and Television Awards here next month, reports imdb.com.

Event organisers say Mirren will receive the honour for her “outstanding and lasting contribution to film and television”.

Previous winners of the award include former Bond girl Dame Diana Rigg, multi Oscar-winner Katharine Hepburn, and “Educating Rita” star Julie Walters.