2. Ilynea Lydia Mironoff (Helen Mirren)
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22 Of The Best Celebrity Name Changes
21. 2. Ilynea Lydia Mironoff (Helen Mirren)
What a life Helen Mirren’s had to date! This much-loved actress was named Ilynea Lydia Mironoff by her Russian father, but when the family were stranded in London during the Russian Revolution, he changed her name to avoid her being treated suspiciously during the Cold War. Dramatic!