She acted in William Congreve's play, "The Double Dealer," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Miles Malleson, Alec McCowen, Isabel Jeans, Maggie Smith, and Donald Houston in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.
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Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
Did You Know?
I had no film career until Mrs Brown
(1997), which Harvey Weinstein
oversaw. He gave a lunch for me at the time and I told him I had his name tattooed on my bum. I hadn't, I had my make-up lady design something that I showed him. He's never forgotten it.
Voted Best British Actress of all time in a poll for Sky TV [Feb 2005].
Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.