Judi Dench

Judi Dench

  • Birthday: 1934-12-09
  • Place of birth: York, North Yorkshire, England
  • Also know as: Джуди Денч

Biography

Dame Judith Olivia "Judi" Dench, CH, DBE, FRSA (born 9 December 1934) is an English film, stage and television actress. Dench made her professional debut in 1957 with the Old Vic Company. Over the following few years she played in several of William Shakespeare's plays in such roles as Ophelia in Hamlet, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth. She branched into film work, and won a BAFTA Award as Most Promising Newcomer; however, most of her work during this period was in theatre. Not generally known as a singer, she drew strong reviews for her leading role in the musical Cabaret in 1968. During the next two decades, she established herself as one of the most significant British theatre performers, working for the National Theatre Company and the Royal Shakespeare Company. In television, she achieved success during this period, in the series A Fine Romance from 1981 until 1984 and in 1992 began a continuing role in the television romantic comedy series As Time Goes By. Her film appearances were infrequent until she was cast as M in GoldenEye (1995), a role she played in each James Bond film until Skyfall (2012). She received several notable film awards for her role as Queen Victoria in Mrs. Brown (1997), and has since been acclaimed for her work in such films as Shakespeare in Love (1998), Chocolat (2000), Iris (2001), Mrs Henderson Presents (2005) and Notes on a Scandal (2006), and the television production The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2001). Regarded by critics as one of the greatest actresses of the post-war period, and frequently named as the leading British actress in polls, Dench has received many award nominations for her acting in theatre, film and television; her awards include ten BAFTAs, seven Laurence Olivier Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Golden Globes, an Academy Award, and a Tony Award. She was married to actor Michael Williams from 1971 until his death in 2001. They are the parents of actress Finty Williams.

Filmography

Notes on a Scandal

2006

As Barbara Covett

Mrs. Henderson Presents

2005

As Mrs. Laura Henderson

Ladies in Lavender

2004

As Ursula

Macbeth

1979

As Lady Macbeth

Mrs Brown

1997

As Queen Victoria

The Cherry Orchard

1962

As Anya

Ghosts

1987

As

Langrishe, Go Down

1978

As Imogen Langrishe

Philomena

2013

As Philomena

Absolute Hell

1991

As Christine Foskett

Bugs!

2003

As Narrator (voice)

Going Gently

1981

As Sister Scarli

Saigon: Year Of The Cat

1983

As Barbara Dean

Victoria & Abdul

2017

As Queen Victoria

Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill

1985

As Dorrie Edgehill

Red Joan

2018

As Joan Elizabeth Stanley

On Giant's Shoulders

1979

As Hazel Wiles

Six Minutes to Midnight

2020

As Miss Rocholl

A Dairy Tale

2004

As Mrs. Caloway(voice)

Allelujah

2022

As

Iris

2001

As Iris Murdoch

Skyfall

2012

As M

Dead Cert

1974

As Laura Davidson

Four in the Morning

1965

As Wife ("Judi")

Muse of Fire

2013

As Herself

Make and Break

1987

As Mrs. Rogers

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

2015

As Evelyn Greenslade

Home on the Range

2004

As Mrs. Caloway (voice)

My Homeland

1976

As Reader

The Browning Version

1985

As Millie Crocker-Harris

Nothing Like a Dame

2018

As Herself

All Is True

2018

As Anne Shakespeare

Cats

2019

As Old Deuteronomy

He Who Rides a Tiger

1965

As Joanne

The Comedy of Errors

1978

As Adriana

Jack & Sarah

1995

As Margaret

84 Charing Cross Road

1987

As Nora Doel

Richard Rodgers: Some Enchanted Evening

2002

As Performer: "Sixteen Going on Seventeen"

Wetherby

1985

As Marcia Pilborough

Roald Dahl's Esio Trot

2015

As Mrs. Silver

Luther

1974

As Katharina

The Angelic Conversation

1985

As Narrator

Angelina Ballerina: The Show Must Go On

2002

As Miss Lilly (voice)

Chocolat

2000

As Armande Voizin

The Shipping News

2001

As Agnis Hamm

The Importance of Being Earnest

2002

As Lady Bracknell

Casino Royale

2006

As M

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

2011

As Evelyn Greenslade

The Vote

2015

As Christine Metcalfe

Tulip Fever

2017

As The Abbess of St. Ursula

Palo Santo

2018

As Mother of Palo Santo

Blithe Spirit

2020

As Madame Arcati

Belfast

2021

As Granny

Shakespeare in Love

1998

As Queen Elizabeth

Nine

2009

As Lilli

Tea with Mussolini

1999

As Arabella

Pride & Prejudice

2005

As Lady Catherine de Bourgh

GoldenEye

1995

As M

Die Another Day

2002

As M

J. Edgar

2011

As Anna Marie Hoover

Stars In Shorts

2012

As Mary

Off the Rails

2021

As Diana

Being James Bond

2021

As M (archive footage)

Henry V

1989

As Mistress Quickly

Doogal

2006

As Narrator (voice)

Jane Eyre

2011

As Mrs. Fairfax

Murder on the Orient Express

2017

As Natalia Dragomiroff

A Study in Terror

1965

As Sally

Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh

1998

As Desiree Armfeldt (segment "Send In The Clowns")

Artemis Fowl

2020

As Commander Root

Rage

2009

As Mona Carvell

National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage

2013

As Cleopatra/Desiree Armfeldt

A Room with a View

1985

As Eleanor Lavish

Run For Your Wife

2012

As Bag Lady

Killers Kill, Dead Men Die

2007

As The Maiden Aunt

Bond Girls Are Forever

2002

As Herself

The Third Secret

1964

As Miss Ada Humphries

A Handful of Dust

1988

As Mrs. Beaver

My Week with Marilyn

2011

As Dame Sybil Thorndike

Six by Sondheim

2013

As Self (archive footage)

Into the Woods

2011

As The Giant (voice)

Hamlet

1996

As Hecuba

The Show Must Go On! - Live at the Palace Theatre

2021

As Self - Preshow Announcement (voice)

Spectre

2015

As M (uncredited)

And the Oscar Goes To...

2014

As Self (archive footage)

Production

Look Back in Anger

1989

As Director

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