Dame Helen Mirren voted Body of the Year

Monday August 1, 2011

Dame Helen Mirren has been voted the Body of the Year ahead of Cheryl Cole, Jennifer Lopez and Pippa Middleton.

The 66-year-old Oscar-winning actress scored 17.65 per cent of the vote, putting her well ahead of second-placed Elle McPherson with just over 10 per cent.

Kelly Brook was third, followed by J-Lo and Cheryl.

Researchers polled 2,000 people for the survey, which was commissioned by the LA Fitness gym chain.

Its marketing director, Tony Orme, said: "It's great to see the public celebrating bodies of all shapes and sizes, and proving that you really can look fabulous over 40 and 50.

The same poll put David Beckham top of the charts for celebrity men.

The former Manchester United and England star got 21 per cent of the votes, putting him ahead of Daniel Craig and Johnny Depp in second and third place respectively.

Photo: © Rex Features

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