She acted in Hugh Whitemore's play, "Pack of Lies," at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Michael Williams, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Richard Vernon, and Larry Hoodekoff in the cast. Clifford Williams was director.
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Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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I'm more comfortable on stage, where there is an audience to tell a story to, as opposed to a film set where you are not in charge at all. On stage you can hear an audience's reactions. Within two minutes of a play starting you know how the evening will go. On film you're more reliant on the director. The moment he leaves you, you're like a child learning to walk.
She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1970 Queen's Birthday Honours List and awarded the DBE (Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1988 Queen's New Year Honours List for her services to drama.
Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.