She acted in Edna Ferber and Kaufman's play, "The Royal Family," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Peter Bowles, Harriet Walter, Julia McKenzie, Toby Stephens, and Philip Voss in the cast. Peter Hall was director.
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Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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I'm always fearful. Fear in you generates a huge energy. You can use it. When I feel that mounting fear, I think, 'Oh yes, there it is'. It's like petrol.
She made history in 1996 as the first person to win two Laurence Olivier
awards (for British theatre) for different roles.
Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.