She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Twelfth Night," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Donald Sinden, Roger Rees, Richard Pasco, and Lisa Harrow in the cast. John Barton was director.
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Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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National treasure? I hate that. Too dusty, too in a cupboard, too behind glass, too staid. I don't want to be thought of as recognisable - I always want to do the most different thing I can think of next. I don't want to be known for one thing, or as having done huge amounts of Shakespeare and the classics. I hate speaking as myself. I could never do a one-woman show. But I love being part of a ...
She was awarded the Laurence Olivier
Theatre Award in 1984 (1983 season) for Best Actress in a New Play for Pack of Lies.
Known for often playing dignified, strong-willed women in positions of authority, who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under them.