She acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in Anton Chekhov's play, "The Seagull;" William Shakespeare's play, "Pericles;" Edward Sorel's play, "Johnny On the Spot;" Arthur Miller's play, "Broken Glass;" Tennessee ...
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Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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[on ageing.] I don't like it at all. Suddenly I get up out of a chair and can't rush across the room. But there's nothing I can do about that, alas. My energy levels are OK, but I can't see very well. People have to come up and wave at me. If a restaurant is too dark I can end up talking to the backs of chairs.
Won Broadway's 1999 Tony Award as Best Actress (Play) for "Amy's View."
Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.