Judi Dench

Biography

Dame Judi Dench was born Judith Olivia Dench in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre, and at Old Vic Theatre. She is a ten-time BAFTA winner including Best Actress in a Comedy Series for A Fine Romance (1981) in which she appeared with her husband, Michael Williams, and Best Supporting Actress in Il matrimonio di Lady Brenda (1988) and Camera con vista (1985). She received an ACE award for her performance in the television series Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill (1985). She was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1970, a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 1988 and a Member of the Order of the Companions of Honour (CH) in 2005.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children September 30, 2016
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel May 25, 2012
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel March 6, 2015
007 – Skyfall October 31, 2012
007 – Quantum of Solace November 7, 2008
007 – Casino Royale January 5, 2007
Home on the Range September 3, 2004
Victoria & Abdul October 26, 2017