She acted in Anton Chekhov's play, "Three Sisters," at the Arts Theatre in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England with Roger Livesey, Elizabeth Sellards, Patricia Healey, Joseph O'Conor, John Moffatt, John Turner, John Standing, James Cairncross, James Laurenson, Rosalind Atkinson and Gareth Forwood in the cast. Frank Hauser was ...
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Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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[on ageing.] I don't like it at all. Suddenly I get up out of a chair and can't rush across the room. But there's nothing I can do about that, alas. My energy levels are OK, but I can't see very well. People have to come up and wave at me. If a restaurant is too dark I can end up talking to the backs of chairs.
She made history in 1996 as the first person to win two Laurence Olivier
awards (for British theatre) for different roles.
Known for often playing dignified, strong-willed women in positions of authority, who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under them.