She acted in August Strindberg's play, "Miss Julie," and Peter Shaffer's play, "Black Comedy," in a Chichester Festival Theatre production at the National Theatre at the Chichester in Chichester, Sussex, England with Albert Finney, Doris Hare, Derek Jacobi, and Louise Purnell in the cast. Elliott and John Dexter were directors.
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Dame Maggie Smith
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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"Jude is the most incredibly level person. Generous, understanding. All the things I'd have to work very hard at, Jude is like that all the time. I would love to be like that. And working with Jude you have to try to remember that you ought to be like that" [on her friend Judi Dench
She was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actress of the 1997 season for her performance in "A Delicate Balance" at the Haymarket Theatre.
Has often played grumpy, acid-witted ladies in the second half of her career.