Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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On plastic surgery: I've considered it, but I'm too old now. Every time I go to America I wonder if there is some process where it could all be sucked out and I could be out of there in time for dinner, but I'm frightened it would all drop off under the anaesthetic.
Even after winning so many acting awards, she still admits to being insecure and wanting to improve the next performance. She admits that she prefers stage first, television second and film in third place.
Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.