She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Comedy of Errors," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Roger Rees, Mike Gwilym, MIchael Williams, Nickolas Grace, Pippa Guard, Richard Griffiths, John Woodvine and Griffith Jones in the cast. Trevor Nunn 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.