She acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Major Barbara," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Brewster Mason, Richard Pasco, and Roger Rees in the cast. Clifford Williams was director.
5 Print Biographies |
12 Interviews |
16 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
17 Magazine Cover Photos |
Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
Did You Know?
I'd never met [Sophia Loren
] and she arrived on set just as I was about to perform my number. She sat and watched. I said to Rob Marshall
: 'I can't have ever been more frightened than at this moment.' It was like someone had given me an enormous injection. I suddenly had to be on the ball.
She was awarded the 1987 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in Anthony and Cleopatra.
Known for often playing dignified, strong-willed women in positions of authority, who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under them.