She acted in William Congreve's play, "The Double Dealer," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Miles Malleson, Alec McCowen, Isabel Jeans, Maggie Smith, and Donald Houston in the cast. Michael Benthall 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 ...
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.