Helen Mirren may be blowing out 65 candles on July 26, but she's not exactly getting into granny mode. The Oscar-winning actress was recently named one of the sexiest women in the world and memorably posed in the buff for New York Magazine just a month ago.

And as these photos will attest, the star has only gotten better with age, transitioning from poodle perms and metal bras to chic bobs and elegant gowns that show off her age-defying curves.

Browse the below galley for a look at Mirren's style evolution -- both on and off camera.


Plus, check out celebrity ponytails through the decades.