Judi Dench Age, Weight, Height, Bio, Net Worth, Affairs, Dating, Education, Body Measurements, Family, Awards, Film, Television, Horoscope, Social Media, Snap Chat, Life & Achievements

Judi Dench Biography

Born Name                                           Judi Dench
Birth Name                                         Judith Olivia Dench
Date of Birth                                          December 9, 1934
Birth Place                                           York, North Yorkshire, England, UK
Sex                                                         Female
Nationality                                          British
Height                                                   5’1″ (1.55 m)
Hair Color                                              Blonde
Eye Color                                             Green
Zodiac Sign                                          Sagittarius
Sexual Orientation                          Straight
Race or Ethnicity                               White
Religion                                                 Quaker
Profession                                          Actress
Major Genres                                    Comedy, Romance, Drama, Documentary
First Major Screen Credit               Four in the Morning (1965)
High School                                         Mount School, York
University                                           Central School of Speech and Drama
Husband                                               Michael Williams (Actor)
Father                                                    Reginald Dench (Doctor)
Mother                                                  Olave Dench (Amateur Actress)
Brother                                                  Jeffery Dench
Daughter                                              Finty Williams (Actress)
Career Highlights                               Mrs. Brown, Shakespeare in Love, Wetherby
Claim to Fame                                    As Queen Victoria in “Mrs. Brown” (1997)
Magazine Covers                              Entertainment Weekly, Radio Times, In Theater
Credits                                                  #2 in the 2001 Orange Film Survey of the greatest British Film Actresses

Judi Dench born as Judith Olivia Dench on December 9th, 1934 in York, North Yorkshire, England is one of the finest refined English actresses who became a screen legend in her own right in the business of acting. The number of awards and number of titles she won stand testimony to her acting talents.

Judi Dench received a whopping 82 awards nominations of which she won 28. Judi Dench received 6 Oscar nominations of which she bagged one; received 23 BAFTA nominations winning 10 of them; she also won two Golden Globes from 7 nominations. She also won 6 six Laurence Olivier Awards besides multiple of other awards. Judi Dench was honored with Fellowship at the Royal Society of Arts in 2006. She has conferred OBE in 1970 and later the title of Dame Commander of the British Empire in 1988. In 2005 Judi was made a Companion of Honor. She was thus known as Dame Judi Dench, DBE, and FRSA.

Judi Dench was born to Eleanora Olave nee Jones, a native of Dublin and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Trinity College. Dench has an older brother and actor Jeffrey Dench. She studied at The Mount School, York. Taking up the family tradition of theatrical acting, Judi Dench enrolled herself at the Central School of Speech Training and Dramatic Art.

Judi Dench made her professional stage debut with a role of ‘Ophelia’ in Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” staged by Old Vic Production Company at the Royal Court Theater in Liverpool. She spent four years with Old Vic productions from 957-1961. Judi Dench later moved to several stage production houses such as Royal Shakespeare Company in December of 1961, Nottingham Playhouse in 1963, and Oxford Playhouse Company in April of 1964. Her wonderful stage performances took her to the United States, Canada, and Yugoslavia and to Edinburgh Festival. Judi Dench appeared in a countless number of plays over the decades winning several awards. Her mere presence in plays drew a large number of crowds to theaters.

Jody Dench married Michael Williams in 1971. The result of their marriage is a girl named Finity. His wife died of lung cancer at the age of 65 in 2001.

Since her first role on the stage, Judi’s heart always lay on the on-screen career and so began auditioning whenever she could. Finally, her tenacious efforts paid off in 1959. The versatile actress Judi Dench made her on-screen debut with a BBC made-for-television movie “Hilda Lessways”. That was the beginning of her glorious career that spanned five decades of amazing performances on the screen; and at 73, Judi Dench is still going strong with a couple of upcoming movies lying on the anvil at post-production level.

Judi Dench

Judi Dench Life Achievement 

BAFTA-winning movies like “Four in the Morning” {1965}, “Talking to a Stranger” {1966}, “A Fine Romance” {26 episodes: 1981-1984}, “A Room with a View” {1985}; Oscar-winning film “Shakespeare in Love” {1998}, and Oscar-nominated movies like “Mrs Brown” {1997}, “Chocolat” {2000}, “Iris” {2001}, “Mrs Henderson Presents” {2005}, and “Notes on a Scandal” {2006} are a few of the movies that speaks volumes for her acting skills. But it was in 1995 that Judi Dench became known throughout the world as the boss ‘M’ of James Bond 007. She first appeared as’ in “GoldenEye” in which Pierce Brosnan starred as James Bond. Dench has since played the role of’ – the head of the Foreign Intelligence wing of Her Majesty’s Secret Service MI6 in a series of Bond movies like “Tomorrow Never Dies” {1997}, “The World Is Not Enough” {1999}, “Die Another Day” {2002} all Pierce Brosnan starters, and Daniel Craig starrer “Casino Royale” {2006}, and “Quantum of Solace” {2008}. Judi put up an impressive performance in the role of’ who is always at loggerheads with James Bond for his maverick ways.

Judi has also lent her voice for animated characters for video games and other narration works on screen. Dench married British actor Michael Williams on February 5th, 1971. After thirty years of happy marriage, Judi’s husband Michael Williams left for heavenly abode on January 11th, 2001. They together have a daughter named Finty Williams As a tribute to her great acting talents, BBC in 2007 released ‘The Judi Dench Collection’, DVDs of eight television dramas. Judi Dench has patronized several theaters such as ‘Friends School Saffron Walden’, ‘The Leaveners’, and Archway Theatre.

Quick Information Judi Dench

Judi Dench
original name Dam Judith Olivia Dench
Field of activity Actor and writer
Birth December 9, 1934, York, the flowers stan, iPod king of the United
Nationality The goal of Jesse
Years of activity 1957 – so far
Spouse (s) Michael Williams (1971-2001)
Children Finity Williams

Judi Dench Awards and honors

In 1998, by Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen of the United Kingdom took the royal insignia and was nicknamed “Dry”, which is equivalent to the “head” for women.

Judi Dench in 2008 for playing Elizabeth I in the film Shakespeare in Love, won the best actor in supporting role women. He also in 2008, for “a lifetime of activityArt” won the movie Europe award.

Judi Dench Filmography

The Third Secret (1964)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1968)

Love in a Cold Climate (1980)

A Room with a View (1985)

Henry V (1989)

GoldenEye (1995)

Hamlet (1996)

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Mrs Brown (1997)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

The World Is Not Enough (1999)

Tea with Mussolini (1999)

Chocolat (2000)

The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2000)

The Shipping News (2001)

Iris (2001)

Die Another Day (2002)

Chronicles of Riddick (2004)

Ladies in Lavender (2004)

Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)

Pride & Prejudice (2005)

Notes on a Scandal (2006)

Casino Royale (2006)

Quantum of Solace (2008)

Nine (2009)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

J. Edgar (2011)

Jane Eyre (2011)

My Week with Marilyn (2011)

Skyfall (2012)

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012)

Philomena (2013)

Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot (2014)

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)

Spectre (2015)

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

Tulip Fever (2017)

Victoria & Abdul (2017)

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Nothing Like a Dame (2018)

All Is True (2018)

Artemis Fowl (2019)

Cats (2019)

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