Favorites: A-list actors with royal roles
Playing monarchs on TV and Film
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Olivia Colman has come a long way. The 45-year-old actress got her start on British sitcoms, and has since stunned as the Oscar-winning star of 'The Favourite.' Colman plays the crazed Queen Anne in the comedy-drama, winning the Best Actress Oscar in the process. Of course, Colman isn't the first person to play a royal on TV or in movies. Many stars have broken out or won big in a royal role, like Helen Mirren, Cate Blanchett, and even Anthony Hopkins. Click through this gallery to meet the A-list actors who have impressed with royal roles.
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