She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Derek Godfrey, Joyce Redman, Coral Browne, and Frankie Howerd in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.
Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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[on ageing.] I don't like it at all. Suddenly I get up out of a chair and can't rush across the room. But there's nothing I can do about that, alas. My energy levels are OK, but I can't see very well. People have to come up and wave at me. If a restaurant is too dark I can end up talking to the backs of chairs.
At the opening of the Judi Dench Theatre in London in 1986 she was introduced as "Here she is, Miss Judy Geeson
Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.