Her credits at London's Old Vic Company include: "Beattie" in "Roots" (1960), "Viola" in William Shakespeare
's "Twelfth Night", "Lady Anne" in "Richard III" and "Miranda" in "The Tempest" (1962).
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Dame Eileen Atkins
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
There's no such thing as a legend. Nearly everyone has forgotten Laurence Olivier
. What's that dreadful word - 'dynasty', as in the Redgraves and Foxes? Acting is not in the blood - otherwise what are Judi Dench
, Maggie Smith
and I doing here? I'm the least well known, for a very good reason. Judi's an incredible actress who wouldn't be so popular if she hadn't been in As Time Goes By
She has no children. She claimed in an interview with the Radio Times that she has never had any maternal instinct and put that down to the fact that she did not get on with her mother