She acted in Sean O'Casey's play, "Juno and the Paycock," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Norman Rodway in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.
5 Print Biographies |
11 Interviews |
15 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
16 Magazine Cover Photos |
Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
Did You Know?
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 1987 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in Anthony and Cleopatra.
Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.