Helen Mirren: Dame, Academy Award winner, and rider of New York City transportation.
Some lucky New Yorkers had the pleasure of spotting the veteran actress on the subway Thursday night, as Mirren rode the downtown R train with the rest of the commuters. The 69-year-old looked elegant as ever in a fluffy gray coat and long purple gloves as she clutched her beige bag on her lap:
Celebrities: they're just like us! (Well, except the whole dame thing.)