She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Douglas Campbell, Alec McCowen, Gwen Watford, Robert Harris, John Stride, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Stephen Moore, Gerald James, and Tom Courtenay (Puck) in the cast. Michael Langham was director. Thea Musgrave was ...
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Dame Judi Dench
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My only regret is that I didn't have more children.
Her 1999 Oscar was awarded for an eight-minute performance in only four scenes as "Queen Elizabeth I" in Shakespeare in Love
(1998). It is the second shortest performance ever to win a Best Supporting Actress Oscar, the only shorter one being Beatrice Straight
's six-minute performance in Network
Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.