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Judi Dench


Judi Dench was born in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre, and at Old Vic Theatre. She is a ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 56 wins & 152 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Schadenfreude (filming)
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 2016 Tulip Fever (completed)
The Abbess of St. Ursula
 2015 Spectre
M (uncredited)
 2012 Skyfall
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 2012 Run for Your Wife
Bag Lady
 2009 Nine
Lilli
 2009/I Rage
Mona Carvell
 2006 Casino Royale
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 2006 Doogal
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 2004 Ladies in Lavender
Ursula
 2001 The Shipping News
Agnis Hamm
 2001/I Iris
Iris Murdoch
 1996 Hamlet
Hecuba
 1995 GoldenEye
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 1995 Jack & Sarah
Margaret
 1988 A Handful of Dust
Mrs. Beaver
 1987 84 Charing Cross Road
Nora Doel
 1985 The Angelic Conversation
Shakespeare's Sonnets read by (voice)
 1974 Dead Cert
Laura Davidson
 1974 Luther
Katherine
 1965 A Study in Terror
Sally
 1965 He Who Rides a Tiger
Joanne
 1965 Four in the Morning
Wife
 1964 The Third Secret
Miss Humphries
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Other Works:

Appeared in a television commercial for Filmfour (2006) See more »

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5 Print Biographies | 11 Interviews | 14 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 16 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dame Judi Dench

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Personal Quote:

The best moment of playing [William Shakespeare's] Juliet is the nanosecond when they offer you the part. See more »

Trivia:

Counts Mrs Brown (1997) as the movie that became the quintessential breakthrough event of her career as a film actress, winning her her first Oscar nomination. Even though she'd performed regularly on stage in the US in Old Vic productions almost 40 years earlier, it wasn't until after this movie that Hollywood really came calling. See more »

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Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.

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