British actress Dame Helen Mirren suffered an embarrassing mishap at the Berlin International Film Festival on Monday (09Feb15) when she fell over on the red carpet.

The 69-year-old Oscar winner was attending the premiere of her latest movie Woman In Gold at the event in Berlin, Germany on Monday evening when she took a tumble.

Mirren, who was wearing a long, green gown, tripped on a step in front of photographers, and one of her companions rushed to her rescue and helped her to her feet.

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