The Royals

Celebrating 60 Years: The Queen's Milestone Moments

As Britain's monarch celebrates her Diamond Jubilee this year, we take a look back at the highlights of her reign


In 2006, the queen was the talk of Hollywood thanks to Helen Mirren's Oscar-winning turn as the monarch in The Queen, a fictionalized account of the royal family's turbulent weeks after the tragic death of Princess Diana a decade earlier. Though insiders claim the queen has never seen the movie, Mirren told PEOPLE, "I will carry with me, to the day I die, a love for her."