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Place of Birth York, North Yorkshire, England, UK
Birthday 1934-12-09
Also Known As Джуди Денч


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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 has played in each James Bond film since. 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.


2019Artemis Fowl as Commander Root
2017Judi Dench: My Passion for Trees
2017Murder on the Orient Express as Princess Natalia Dragomiroff
2017Victoria & Abdul as Queen Victoria
2017Tulip Fever as The Abbess of St. Ursula
2016Judi Dench: All the World's Her Stage as Herself
2016Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children as Miss Avocet
2016Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
2015Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live: The Winter's Tale as Paulina
2015Spectre as M (uncredited)
2015The Vote
2015The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel as Evelyn Greenslade
2015Roald Dahl's Esio Trot as Mrs. Silver
2013Six by Sondheim as Herself (archive footage)
2013Fifty Years on Stage as Cleopatra/Desiree Armfeldt
2013Philomena as Philomena
2013Muse of Fire as Herself
2012Skyfall as M
2012Everything or Nothing as Herself
2012Stars In Shorts as Mary
2012Run For Your Wife as Bag Lady
2011The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel as Evelyn Greenslade
2011J. Edgar as Anna Marie Hoover
2011My Week with Marilyn as Sybil Thorndike
2011Friend Request Pending as Mary
2011Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides as High Society Lady
2011Into the Woods
2011Jane Eyre as Mrs. Fairfax
2011James Bond Supports International Women's Day as M (voice)
2010Cranford: Return to Cranford as Miss Matty Jenkyns
2009Nine as Lilli
2009Rage as Mona Carvell
2008Quantum of Solace as M
2007Cranford as Miss Matty Jenkyns
2006Notes on a Scandal as Barbara Covett
2006Casino Royale as M
2006Doogal as Narrator
2005Pride & Prejudice as Lady Catherine de Bourg
2005Mrs Henderson Presents as Mrs. Laura Henderson
2005We Become Silent - The Last Days of Health Freedom as Narrator
2004Ladies in Lavender as Ursula
2004The Chronicles of Riddick as Aereon
2004Home on the Range as Mrs. Caloway (voice)
2003Bugs! as Narrator (voice)
2002Die Another Day as M
2002Bond Girls Are Forever as Herself
2002The Importance of Being Earnest as Lady Bracknell
2002Richard Rodgers: Some Enchanted Evening as Performer: "Sixteen Going on Seventeen"
2001The Shipping News as Agnis Hamm
2001Iris as Iris Murdoch
2000Chocolat as Armande Voizin
2000Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport as Narrator
2000The Last of the Blonde Bombshells
1999The World Is Not Enough as M
1999Tea with Mussolini as Arabella
1998Shakespeare in Love as Queen Elizabeth
1998Hey, Mr Producer!
1997Tomorrow Never Dies as M
1997Mrs Brown as Queen Victoria
1996Hamlet as Hecuba
1995GoldenEye as M
1995Jack & Sarah as Margaret
1992J.R.R.T. : A portrait of John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, 1892-1973 as Narrator
1991Absolute Hell
1990Can You Hear Me Thinking?
1989Henry V as Mistress Quickly
1988A Handful of Dust as Mrs. Beaver
198784 Charing Cross Road as Nora Doel
1987Make and Break
1985The Browning Version as Millie Crocker-Harris
1985Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill as Dorrie Edgehill
1985A Room with a View as Eleanor Lavish, a novelist
1985Wetherby as Marcia Pilborough
1985The Angelic Conversation as Narrator
1983Saigon: Year Of The Cat
1981The Cherry Orchard
1981Going Gently as Sister Scarli
1979On Giant's Shoulders as Hazel Wiles
1979A Performance of Macbeth as Lady Macbeth
1978Langrishe, Go Down as Imogen Langrishe
1976My Homeland as Reader
1974Dead Cert as Laura Davidson
1974Luther as Katharina
1973Keep an Eye on Amélie as Amélie
1968A Midsummer Night's Dream as Titania
1965A Study in Terror as Sally
1965Four in the Morning as Wife ("Judi")
1962The Cherry Orchard as Anya
1960An Age of Kings as Katherine
Billy Connolly A Bafta Tribute 2002 as Herself
Red Joan as Joan Stanley

Other Roles

1989Look Back in Anger - Director

The Wall

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