She acted in Anton Chekhov's play, "The Cherry Orchard," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England in the Royal Shakespeare/Stratford-On-Avon Company production with Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, Dorothy Tutin, George Murcell, Paul Hardwick, and Ian Holm in the cast. Michel Saint-Denis was ...
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Dame Judi Dench | Judy Dench
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[Celebrity culture has led to a "quick fix" mentality on the part of younger actors.] They think a big part will change their life, without any back-up. Young actors go into a run and don't do all the performances. That would have been unheard of at one time. I know I can sustain a run because of my training.
Shares a role with her Nine
(2009) co-star Marion Cotillard
: both played Lady Macbeth. Dench on stage in the '70s and Cotillard in the 2015 film adaptation, Macbeth
(2015). They both co-starred opposite an actor who played Magneto in the X-Men franchise; Dench with Ian McKellen
and Cotillard with Michael Fassbender
Known for often playing dignified, strong-willed women in positions of authority, who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under them.