‘I love him deeply to this day’: Hollywood Legend Helen Mirren, 77, Admits She’s Still in Love With 70 Year Old Liam Neeson, Regrets Not Marrying Him

Helen Mirren has recently opened up about her relationship with the actor Liam Neeson and shared how she is still in love with the personality. She has contributed a lot to the entertainment industry and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013. She is a recipient of several accolades including the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. 

Helen Mirren and Liam Neeson
Helen Mirren and Liam Neeson

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The 77-year-old star in a recent interview with AARP The Magazine cover story published on Tuesday reminisced about the past and stated how she has loved the actor “deeply” till now.

Helen Mirren Gifted Handmade Shirts to Her Boyfriends

Helen Mirren
English actor Helen Mirren

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The Hollywood legend, Helen Mirren in a recent interview shared that she loved clothes before revealing the fact that “all my boyfriends had to have a shirt made by me.”

The list according to the outlet has the name of Peter O’Toole and her husband Taylor Hackford who owns handmade shirts from the actress.

Not just them, the actress stated, “I did make one for Liam, oddly enough,” which means that her old love, Northern Irish actor Liam Neeson also owns a love token from the star.

Helen Mirren Confesses Her Love for Liam Neeson

Helen Mirren still deeply loves Liam Neeson
Helen Mirren still deeply loves Liam Neeson

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The Fast & Furious star after revealing the fact that Neeson owns her love token opened up about her feeling for him. Even though they had feelings for one another, she added that their love was not meant to be.

She shared, “We loved each other. We were not meant to be together in that way, but we loved each other very, very much. I love him deeply to this day. He’s such an amazing guy.”

The former couple met on the set of the 1981 film Excalibur. In a 2018 appearance on  The Graham Norton Show, the duo shared that they lived together for four years during their relationship.

“We didn’t date, we lived together for four years — we were a serious item for a while,” said Mirren. “Lucky me!”

In the same interview, The Grey actor shared how he was mesmerized by looking at the actress on the set.

“I remember being on the set and standing with Ciarán Hinds as Helen walked towards us dressed in her full Morgana Le Fey costume and we both went, ‘Oh f—,” he told. “I was smitten. I think Ciarán was too but I was very smitten!”

They were quite the famous couple who dated each other between 1980 and 1985. By 1986, they called quits on their relationship with Mirren moving on to date her now-husband, American director Taylor Hackford.

Source: AARP The Magazine

Priya Sharma
Priya Sharma

Priya Sharma is an entertainment niche content writer at Animated Times. A Journalism and Mass Communication graduate from the University of Lucknow, she holds experience in event management too. She has a healthy(?) obsession with the Hallyu culture and is also exploring anime as well. When not working, she indulges herself in binge-watching K-dramas, playing Ukulele, and trying to seek the attention of her cute buddy, Shiro.

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