The pair professed their mutual admiration for each other at an event for Midler's New York Restoration Project in 2009. "He is such a gorgeous star - holy cow!" Midler told the New York Daily News. "He's like the Godfather of Jamaica, Queens."
Talk about a ladies' man! The British comedian and the dame worked on "Arthur" together and became fast friends -- and then some. Russell called Mirren "sexy and enchanting" and was caught in a faux-kiss with her while he was still married to Katy Perry.