She acted in the British National Theatre Season Repertoire at the Cottesloe, Lyttelton, and Olivier Theatre in London, England in Georg Buchner's play, "Danton's Death;" Moliere's play, "Don Juan;" Frank Loesser's musical, "Guys and Dolls;" Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya;" Arthur Wing Pinero's play, "The Second Mrs. ...
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Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Of course I have a temper. Who hasn't? And the older I get the more angry I get about things. It's not sudden anger, it smoulders and then if I really let it go on for a bit the shit hits the fan. I get very angry about general injustice. I get angry about the way people say 'Tomorrow X will make a speech about X'. Just let them say it. I get furious about the whole business of not allowing ...
She was awarded the 2004 Laurence Olivier
Theatre Special Award for her Outstanding Contributions to British Theatre.
Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.