She acted in Oliver Goldsmith's play, "She Stoops to Conquer," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Peggy Mount and Tommy Steele in the cast. Douglas Seale was director.
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Dame Judi Dench | Judy Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Once, a long time ago, I read some bad reviews and I made the decision not to read the reviews. You get some critics who don't like you, or the play. But they don't have to do it every night. I don't want to be affected like that. I loved doing "Madame de Sade. A friend told me not to apologise for myself or the play, and I won't. Then I cast it all off and go and put my feet up under the chimney...
Her first stage appearance was as a snail in a play at her Quaker junior school.
Known for often playing dignified, strong-willed women in positions of authority, who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under them.