The Queen might have been a notoriously personal individual – however Her Majesty’s life was usually depicted in among the world’s most well-known TV collection and movies.
The monarch, who handed away aged 96 final week at Balmoral, influenced popular culture all around the world, and was paid homage to by Hollywood and even America’s most beloved cartoon household The Simpsons.
The Queen was additionally depicted within the in style Netflix drama collection The Crown; actors Claire Foy, Olivia Colman and Imelda Staunton have all portrayed the monarch throughout totally different levels of her life for the TV present.
In the meantime Hollywood royalty Helen Mirren depicted the monarch within the 2006 movie The Queen, for which she received an Academy Award and a BAFTA.
Elsewhere, depictions had been extra light-hearted – from an look in The Minions film to a daily slot on the British comedy present Spitting Picture.
Having reigned for 70 years, the Queen’s standing as a cultural icon cannot be understated.
Right here FEMAIL takes a take a look at the movies, TV collection and cartoons that the Queen has appeared in as a beloved character…
Claire Foy portrayed the Queen throughout her early years as monarch within the first two seasons of The Crown, chronicling her life from her wedding ceremony in 1947 to Philip, Duke of Edinburgh till 1964 (pictured throughout season 2 of the present)
In the meantime the long-lasting TV present The Simpsons has additionally featured the Queen in six episodes, whereas she has additionally had mentions in an additional 4. The royal was voiced by Tress MacNeille and Maggie Roswell within the in style cartoon. In one of many plot traces, the Queen was meant to offer Krusty the Crown a knighthood, earlier than it as a substitute went to Elton John
Spitting Picture is a British satirical tv puppet present, created by Peter Fluck, Roger Legislation and Martin Lambie-Nairn. First broadcast in 1984, the collection ran for over 18 collection and aired on ITV. The present revived in 2020 and Debra Stephenson voiced the Queen
Elsewhere, Hollywood actor Helen Mirren performed the monarch within the 2006 movie The Queen. She received an Academy Award for her portrayal of Her Majesty in Stephen Frears’ movie, which was additionally nominated for Greatest Image. The film depicts the occasions following the demise of Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997
Many cartoons paid homage to the well-known royal all through her life, and she or he even appeared in The Minions film. Characters Kevin, Stuart and Bob tried to steal her crown within the field workplace smash. The royal was voiced by Ab Fab star Jennifer Saunders, who gave a regal voice efficiency because the monarch
Penelope Wilton performed the Queen within the 2016 remake of the Disney’s reside motion movie The BFG which was directed by Steven Spielberg. Though the movie is fantasy, Wilton felt it essential to strategy the function critically, saying she needed to ‘play the precise Queen’
Colin Firth taking part in King George within the hit movie The King’s Speech, which included a younger Princess Elizabeth performed by Freya Wilson within the 2010 movie. The movie depicts the story of the King making an attempt to beat his stammering downside with the assistance of speech therapist Lionel Logue. (L-R) Colin Firth, as King George VI, Helena Bonham Carter, as Queen Elizabeth, Ramona Marquez as Princess Margaret, Freya Wilson as Princess Elizabeth
Within the 2021 movie Spencer, the Queen is portrayed by Stella Gonet (entrance centre) with Princess Diana being performed by Twilight star Kristen Stewart (again left). The movie follows the story of Diana as she struggled with mental-health issues throughout her Christmas holidays with the Royal Household at their Sandringham property and she or he decides to finish her decade-long marriage to Prince Charles
Within the hilarious 1988 hit comedy Bare Gun, actor Leslie Nielsen is tasked with defending Queen throughout a visit to Los Angeles. The plot follows Frank Drebin, a clumsy police detective, and Jane Spencer as they got down to impede a plan to brainwash individuals into assassinating the monarch
Jeannette Charles has performed The Queen twice in her profession. The primary time got here in 1985, when she starred in Nationwide Lampoon’s European Trip, which tells the story of the Griswold household once they win an all-expense-paid journey to Europe as chaos of all types happens
Sarah Gadon performed Her Majesty within the 2015 movie A Royal Night time Out. The movie chronicles a fictional even on VE day, when Princesses Elizabeth and her sister Margaret, performed by Bel Powley (proper) be a part of the celebrations, in opposition to the Queen’s needs
Jeannette Charles went on to play the monarch for a second time in Austin Powers In Goldmember alongside Mike Myers. Launched in 2002, the movie was a well-liked spy comedy which was a free parody of the James Bond movies
In 2019 the Queen was portrayed in one other CGI cartoon, this time voiced by Mari Devon and Julie Walters. The lovable flick is about Her Majesty’s misplaced corgi, Rex, voiced by Jack Whitehall, who will get caught up in an journey in London after getting misplaced exterior the palace
The Simpson’s is not the one cartoon collection to characteristic the Queen. In 2012, Cate Blanchett voiced the monarch in an episode of Household Man
Samantha Bond performed the monarch within the one off Sky One drama collection The Queen and I in 2018. The present imagines a model new authorities coming into workplace and a power-hungry prime minister banning the Royal Household, forcing them to reside on a council property within the Midlands