Dame Helen Mirren will lead a obvious tribute to the late Queen at this one year’s film Baftas.

The broken-down actress, 77, has portrayed the monarch on the silver show conceal and on the stage, worthwhile an Oscar and Bafta for her depiction in 2006’s biographical drama The Queen.

Bafta fellow Dame Helen will lead the Queen’s commendation on the 76th annual film awards ceremony at London’s Southbank Centre’s Royal Competition Hall on Sunday.

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Dame Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II for the play The Audience by Peter Morgan (Johan Persson/PA)

The Queen had a discontinuance association with the Academy which spanned 50 years and saw her donate and make stronger initiatives, as neatly as support many events over time.

In 1972, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh donated the profits from the documentary film Royal Household to the Society of Film and Television Arts (SFTA), which later grew to alter into the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta), for a brand contemporary headquarters.

The renaming of the organisation took place for the length of the legit opening of the headquarters in 1976, which used to be conducted by The Queen, and stays the London dwelling of Bafta five a long time on.

All over her lifetime, The Queen used to be a patron of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, the Royal Variety Charity and the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund.

In April 2013, the Queen obtained an honorary Bafta award by Sir Kenneth Branagh at Windsor Castle for her “tireless make stronger” for the alternate.

Stars join Queen to celebrate film

Queen Elizabeth II receives an honorary Bafta in recognition of a lifetime’s make stronger of British film and television at Windsor Castle (Steve Parsons/PA)

The Queen’s grandson, the Prince of Wales, has been the president of Bafta since 2010.

William and Kate shall be attending the ceremony for the most vital time in three years before assembly the winners and Rising Neatly-known person Award nominees.

Bafta’s chief govt Jane Millichip acknowledged: “It is miles an absolute pleasure to welcome so many nominees and film alternate company to the EE Bafta Film Awards on Sunday.

“This one year’s Awards are shaping up to be one in every of our most neatly attended on document, which is a ringing endorsement of the significance of British audiences to the realm film alternate, and Bafta’s role in bringing these wonderful motion photos and filmmakers to public consideration.

“Bafta’s membership of 7,500 alternate experts had been balloting and I’m in a position to’t wait to fetch out which names shall be read out on the night time.”

This one year sees Netflix’s anti-battle story All Composed On The Western Entrance with 14 nominations – while The Banshees Of Inisherin, starring Colin Farrell, and Every little thing All over All At Once, featuring Michelle Yeoh, insist closely within the support of with 10 nominations each.

The EE Bafta Film Awards shall be broadcast on February 19 at 7pm on BBC One and iPlayer.

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