She acted in the play, "Filumena," in a Peter Hall Company production at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Michael Pennington, Michael Byrne, and John Gordon-Sinclair in the cast. Peter Hall was director.
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Dame Judi Dench | Judy Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
Eleanora Olive Dench (Jones)
| Reginald Arthur Dench
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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.
She was awarded the 1982 London Evening Standard Award for Best Actress for her performance in A Kind of Alaska and The Importance of Being Earnest.
Known for often playing dignified, strong-willed women in positions of authority, who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under them.