She acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Too True To Be Good," in a the Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Ian McKellen and John McEnery in the cast. Clifford Williams was director.
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Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Of course I have a temper. Who hasn't? And the older I get the more angry I get about things. It's not sudden anger, it smoulders and then if I really let it go on for a bit the shit hits the fan. I get very angry about general injustice. I get angry about the way people say 'Tomorrow X will make a speech about X'. Just let them say it. I get furious about the whole business of not allowing ...
Her 1999 Oscar was awarded for an six-minute performance in only four scenes as "Queen Elizabeth I" in Shakespeare in Love
(1998). It is the second shortest performance ever to win a Best Supporting Actress Oscar, the only shorter one being Beatrice Straight
's five-minute performance in Network
Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.