She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Barrie Ingham, Nicholas Selby, Roger Rees, Janet Henfrey, Lisa Harrow, Richard Pasco, Derek Smith, Geoffrey Hutchings, and Alton Kumalo in the cast. Trevor...
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Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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[Does she feel fulfilled?] No, no, no, no, I hope not. Being fulfilled is closing the drawer again and I don't want to do that just yet. I'd bore myself silly. I wouldn't learn anything new. I'd just sit around and I hate wasting time. I hate waste of any kind. I love quiz programmes. I am riveted by The Weakest Link
(2000) but I'd be too terrified to appear on it.
As of 2014, received seven Oscar nominations, all of them when she was already over the age of 60. No other actor or actress collected more nominations when older than 60, the closest runner-ups being Katharine Hepburn, Paul Newman, Laurence Olivier, Spencer Tracy, Melvyn Douglas and Edith Evans with a mere three nominations each.
Known for often playing dignified, strong-willed women in positions of authority, who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under them.