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Judi Dench

Film Actress / Television Actress / Voice Actress / Stage Actress / Film Director / Theatre Director | * 12/09/1934 (86) | York, North Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom (UK))
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Dame Judith Olivia Dench (born 9 December 1934) is an English actress. She made her professional debut in 1957 with the Old Vic Company. Over the following few years, she performed in several of Shakespeare's plays, in such roles as Ophelia in Hamlet, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth. Although most of Dench's work during this period was in theatre, she also branched into film work and won a BAFTA Award as Most Promising Newcomer. In 1968, she drew excellent reviews for her leading role of Sally Bowles in the musical Cabaret. Over the next two decades, Dench established herself as one of the most significant British theatre performers, working for the National Theatre Company and the Royal Shakespeare Company. She received critical acclaim for her work on television during this period, in the series A Fine Romance (1981–1984) and As Time Goes By (1992–2005), in both of which sh... ()
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Dame Judith Olivia "Judi" Dench, CH, DBE, FRSA (born 9 December 1934) is an English film, stage and television actress.Dench made her professional debut in 1957 with the Old Vic Company. Over the following few years she played in several of William Shakespeare's plays in such roles as Ophelia in Hamlet, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth. She branched into film work, and won a BAFTA Award as Most Promising Newcomer; however, most of her work during this period was in theatre. Not generally known as a singer, she drew strong reviews for her leading role in the musical Cabaret in 1968.During the next two decades, she established herself as one of the most significant British theatre performers, working for the National Theatre Company and the Royal Shakespeare Company. In television, she achieved success during this period, in the series A Fine Romance from 1981 until 1984 and in 1992 began a continuing role in the television romantic comedy series As Time Goes By.Her film appearances were infrequent until she was cast as M in GoldenEye (1995), a role she has played in each James Bond film since. She received several notable film awards for her role as Queen Victoria in Mrs. Brown (1997), and has since been acclaimed for her work in such films as Shakespeare in Love (1998), Chocolat (2000), Iris (2001), Mrs Henderson Presents (2005) and Notes on a Scandal (2006), and the television production The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2001).Regarded by critics as one of the greatest actresses of the post-war period, and frequently named as the leading British actress in polls, Dench has received many award nominations for her acting in theatre, film and television; her awards include ten BAFTAs, seven Laurence Olivier Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Golden Globes, an Academy Award, and a Tony Award.She was married to actor Michael Williams from 1971 until his death in 2001. They are the parents of actress Finty Williams.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Judi Dench

Laurence Olivier Award Dame Commander of The Order of The British Empire Praemium Imperiale Academy Fellowship Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts Honorary Doctor of The University of St Andrews Benjamin Franklin Medal Honorary Doctor of Harvard University European Film Academy Lifetime Achievement Award Honorary Degree of The University of Leeds BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 5x Academy Award for Best Actress 2x European Film Award – Jameson People's Choice Award – Best Actress 2x European Film Award – People's Choice Award for Best European Film

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Movies with Judi Dench as Actress(109)

as Granny2021 Belfast
as Miss Rocholl2020 Six Minutes to Midnight
as Madame Arcati2020 Blithe Spirit
as Commander Root2020 Artemis Fowl
as Old Deuteronomy2019 Cats
as Anne Shakespeare2018 All Is True
as Joan Elizabeth Stanley2018 Red Joan
as herself2018 Nothing Like a Dame
as Mother of Palo Santo2018 Palo Santo
as Natalia Dragomiroff2017 Murder on the Orient Express
as Queen Victoria2017 Victoria & Abdul
as The Abbess of St. Ursula2017 Tulip Fever
as Evelyn Greenslade2015 The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
as M (uncredited)2015 Spectre
as Mrs. Silver2015 Roald Dahl's Esio Trot
as Herself (archive footage)2013 Six by Sondheim
as Philomena2013 Philomena
as Cleopatra/Desiree Armfeldt2013 National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage
as herself2013 Muse of Fire
as herself2012 Everything or Nothing
as M2012 Skyfall
as Mary2012 Stars In Shorts
as Bag Lady2012 Run For Your Wife
as Dame Sybil Thorndike2011 My Week With Marilyn
as Mrs. Fairfax2011 Jane Eyre
as Evelyn Greenslade2011 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
as Anna Marie Hoover2011 J. Edgar
as Voice of the Giant2011 Into the Woods
as Mona Carvell2009 Rage
as Lilli2009 Nine
as The Maiden Aunt2007 Killers Kill, Dead Men Die
as Barbara Covett2006 Notes on a Scandal
as Narrator (voice)2006 Doogal
as M2006 Casino Royale
as Lady Catherine de Bourgh2005 Pride & Prejudice
as Mrs. Laura Henderson2005 Mrs Henderson Presents
as Ursula2004 Ladies in Lavender
as Mrs. Caloway (voice)2004 Home on the Range
as Narrator (voice)2003 Bugs!
as Lady Bracknell2002 The Importance of Being Earnest
as herself2002 Bond Girls Are Forever
as Performer: "Sixteen Going on Seventeen"2002 Richard Rodgers: Some Enchanted Evening
as Agnis Hamm2001 The Shipping News
as Iris Murdoch2001 Iris
as Armande Voizin2000 Chocolat
as Arabella1999 Tea with Mussolini
as Queen Elizabeth1998 Shakespeare in Love
as Desiree Armfeldt (segment "Send In The Clowns")1998 Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh
as Queen Victoria1997 Mrs Brown
as Hecuba1996 Hamlet
as Margaret1995 Jack & Sarah
as M1995 GoldenEye
as Mistress Quickly1989 Henry V
as Voiceover1989 Smile
as Mrs. Beaver1988 A Handful of Dust
as Nora Doel1987 84 Charing Cross Road
1987 Ghosts
as Mrs. Rogers1987 Make and Break
as Millie Crocker-Harris1985 The Browning Version
as Dorrie Edgehill1985 Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill
as Narrator1985 The Angelic Conversation
as Marcia Pilborough1985 Wetherby
as Eleanor Lavish1985 A Room with a View
as Barbara Dean1983 Saigon: Year Of The Cat
as Sister Scarli1981 Going Gently
as Lady Macbeth1979 Macbeth
as Hazel Wiles1979 On Giant's Shoulders
as Adriana1978 The Comedy of Errors
as Imogen Langrishe1978 Langrishe, Go Down
as Reader1976 My Homeland
as Laura Davidson1974 Dead Cert
as Katharina1974 Luther
as Joanne1965 He Who Rides a Tiger
as Wife ("Judi")1965 Four in the Morning
as Sally1965 A Study in Terror
as Miss Ada Humphries1964 The Third Secret
as Anya1962 The Cherry Orchard

TV Shows/Series with Judi Dench as Actress(22)

as Judi2020 Staged
2020 Staged
as herself2013 Talking Pictures
2013 Vicious
as herself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Miss Matilda Jenkyns2004 Die Albertis
as M (archive footage)2002 Top Gear
as Jean Pargetter1992 As Time Goes By
as Christine Foskett1991 Performance
as Bridget Mayor1989 Behaving Badly
as Laura Dalton1981 A Fine Romance
as Aunt Sadie1980 Love in a Cold Climate
as herself1978 An Audience with...
as Sister Scarli1974 Playhouse

Movies with Judi Dench as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1989 Look Back in Anger

TV Shows/Series with Judi Dench as Crew(1)

Writing/Writer1997 Hububb

Full Name: Judith Olivia Dench
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Sunday, 12/09 1934 (December) in York, North Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 86 years + 239 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Central School of Speech and Drama
Employer: University of Cambridge
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Spouses (current/former): Michael Williams
Children: Finty Williams
Siblings: Jeffery Dench
Related to: Rebekah Elmaloglou, Sebastian Elmaloglou
Other names for Judi Dench (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Джуди Денч"
"주디 덴치"
"Dame Judi Dench"
"Judy Dench"
"Judith Olivia Dench"
"Judi" (Nickname)
Judi Dench frequently works together with these people:
Kenneth Branagh (24x, Actor)
Michael G. Wilson (18x, Crew)
Ian McKellen (14x, Actor)
Pierce Brosnan (13x, Actor)
Barbara Broccoli (11x, Crew)
Neal Purvis (10x, Crew)
Daniel Craig (9x, Actor)
Harvey Weinstein (9x, Crew)
Ian Fleming (9x, Crew)
Lindy Hemming (9x, Crew)
Hugh Grant (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:341, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/23/2021