Judi Dench

Biography

Born 12/09/1934

A distinguished talent widely recognized as one of Great Britain's greatest modern actresses, Dame Judi Dench spent much of her career concentrating on stage and television in her native England. From her early years with the Old Vic Theater Company in London, Dench proved a commanding stage
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Awards

  • In 2007, received Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actress
  • In 2005, received National Board of Review Award for Best Ensemble
  • In 2002, received London Critics Circle Film Award for British Actress of the Year

Highlights

  • In 2008, Reprised her role as M for the 22nd Bond adventure "Quantum Of Solace"; second collaboration with Craig as Bond
  • In 2008, Co-starred in the BBC One five-part series "Cranford" (aired on PBS in the US); earned Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress in a Miniseries
  • In 2006, Played a London schoolteacher opposite Cate Blanchett in Richard Eyre's "Notes on a Scandal"; received Golden Globe, SAG and Oscar nominations for Lead Actress

Family & Companions

  • Reginald Arthur Dench: father (Met Judi's mother while studying medicine at Trinity College)
  • Eleanora Dench: mother (Met Judi's father while he was studying medicine at Trinity College )
  • Jeffrey Dench: brother (Older)

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