Judith Olivia (Judi) DENCH

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1934-12-09
Education The Mount Sch York, Central Sch of Speech and Drama
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Style Dame Judi Dench, CH, DBE
Career actress and director; assoc memb RSC 1969-; fndr memb Surrey Soc CPRE; The Patricia Rothermere Award for Outstanding Service to Theatre 1997, Lifetime Achievement Award Women in Film and Television Awards 1997, Special Award for Services to British Theatre Olivier Awards 2004, Lifetime Achievement Award European Film Acad 2008; Hon DLitt: Univ of York 1978, Univ of Warwick 1980, Univ of Birmingham 1989, Loughborough Univ 1991, Open Univ 1992, Univ of London 1994, St Andrews Univ 2008; hon degree Royal Scottish Acad of Music and Drama; fell BAFTA; >ir< stage roles for RSC incl: The Gift of the Gorgon, The Cherry Orchard, Measure for Measure, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Penny for a Song, Twelfth Night, The Winter's Tale, The Comedy of Errors, Macbeth (SWET Best Actress Award), Pillars of the Community, Juno and the Paycock (SWET, Standard, Plays and Players and Variety Club Awards), Waste, All's Well That Ends Well, Merry Wives the Musical 2006-07; roles in the West End incl: The Promise, Cabaret, The Wolf, The Good Companions, The Gay Lord Quex, Pack of Lies (SWET and Plays & Players Best Actress Award), Mr and Mrs Nobody, The Plough and the Stars, Filumena, The Royal Family, The Breath of Life, The Breath Of Life (Haymarket Theatre Royal); roles at RNT incl: The Importance of Being Earnest (Evening Standard Best Actress Award), Other Places (Standard, Plays & Players and Drama Awards), Antony and Cleopatra (Olivier, Drama Magazine, and Evening Standard Best Actress Awards), Entertaining Strangers, Hamlet, The Sea, The Seagull, Absolute Hell (Olivier Award for Best Actress 1996), A Little Night Music (Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical 1996), Esme Allen in Amy's View (also Broadway, Tony Award 1999); as dir: Much Ado About Nothing, Look Back in Anger (Renaissance Theatre Co), Macbeth (Central School), The Boys from Syracuse (Regent's Park, Best Revival of a Musical Olivier Awards 1992), Romeo and Juliet (Regent's Park) 1993; >ir< incl: Marching Song, Hilda Lessways, Pink String and Sealing Wax, An Age of Kings, Major Barbara, Talking to a Stranger (BAFTA Best TV Actress Award), A Fine Romance (BAFTA Best TV Actress Award), Going Gently (BAFTA Best TV Actress Award), Saigon Year of the Cat, The Browning Version, Mrs & Mrs Edgehill (ACE Award for Best Actress), Absolute Hell, As Time Goes By, Last of the Blonde Bombshells, Cranford; >ir< incl: Four in the Morning (BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer), Wetherby, A Room With a View (BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress), 84 Charing Cross Road, A Handful of Dust (BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress), Henry V, Jack & Sarah, Hamlet, Mrs Brown (winner of Best Actress Golden Globe Awards 1997, Oscar nomination for Best Actress 1997, BAFTA Award for Best Leading Actress 1997), M in GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World is Not Enough, Die Another Day, Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and Skyfall, Shakespeare in Love (Oscar winner for Best Supporting Actress 1999, BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress 1999), Tea with Mussolini, Chocolat (Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress 2001, winner Best Supporting Actress Screen Actors Guild Awards 2001), Iris (Oscar nomination for Best Actress 2002, BAFTA Award for Best Actress, Variety Club Award), The Shipping News 2002, The Importance of Being Ernest 2002, The Chronicles of Riddick 2003, Ladies in Lavender 2003, Mrs Henderson Presents 2005, Notes on a Scandal 2006 (Best Actress Evening Standard British Film Award 2007, nomination Best Actress Oscars 2007, Best Actress Br Ind Film Award 2007), Nine 2009, Jane Eyre 2011, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 2011, My Week with Marilyn 2011, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2011, J Edgar 2011
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