She acted in Anton Chekhov's play, "Three Sisters," at the Arts Theatre in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England with Roger Livesey, Elizabeth Sellards, Patricia Healey, Joseph O'Conor, John Moffatt, John Turner, John Standing, James Cairncross, James Laurenson, Rosalind Atkinson and Gareth Forwood in the cast. Frank Hauser was ...
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Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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[Celebrity culture has led to a "quick fix" mentality on the part of younger actors.] They think a big part will change their life, without any back-up. Young actors go into a run and don't do all the performances. That would have been unheard of at one time. I know I can sustain a run because of my training.
She was awarded the 1982 London Evening Standard Award for Best Actress for her performance in A Kind of Alaska and The Importance of Being Earnest.
Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.