She acted in the Old Vic Theatre Season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with John Stride, Alec McCowen, Barbara Jefford, Robert Harris, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Peggy Mount, Tommy Steele, Valerie Taylor, Judith Anderson, Tony Britton, Douglas Campbell, George Baker, William Russell, and Ann Bell in the cast. Michael ...
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Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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I'm always fearful. Fear in you generates a huge energy. You can use it. When I feel that mounting fear, I think, 'Oh yes, there it is'. It's like petrol.
Her father, Reginald Arthur Dench, was from Hampshire, England, and her mother, Eleanora Olive (Jones), was from Dublin, Ireland.
Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.