She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with John Stride, Alec McCowen, Peggy Mount, and Rosalind Atkinson in the cast. Franco Zeffirelli was director.
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Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Once, a long time ago, I read some bad reviews and I made the decision not to read the reviews. You get some critics who don't like you, or the play. But they don't have to do it every night. I don't want to be affected like that. I loved doing "Madame de Sade. A friend told me not to apologise for myself or the play, and I won't. Then I cast it all off and go and put my feet up under the chimney...
Was listed as a potential nominee on the 2005 Razzie Award nominating ballot. She was listed as a suggestion in the Worst Supporting Actress category for her performance in the film The Chronicles of Riddick
(2004), she failed to receive a nomination however.
Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.