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Encyclopedia > Judi Dench
Judi Dench

Dench as M in The World Is Not Enough
Birth name Judith Olivia Dench
Born December 9, 1934 (1934-12-09) (age 72)
Flag of England North Yorkshire, England
Spouse(s) Michael Williams (1971 - 2001)
Academy Awards
Best Supporting Actress
Won:
1999 Shakespeare in Love
Nominated:
2001 Chocolat
Best Actress
Nominated:
1998 Mrs. Brown
2001 Iris
2005 Mrs. Henderson Presents
2006 Notes on a Scandal
Emmy Awards
Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
2001 The Last of the Blonde Bombshells
Tony Awards
Best Actress
1999 Amy's View
Golden Globe Awards
Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
1998 Mrs. Brown
BAFTA Awards
BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer
1966 Four in the Morning
BAFTA Television Award for Best Actress
1967 Talking to a Stranger
BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
1987 A Room with a View
Laurence Olivier Awards
Best Actress
1996 Absolute Hell
1987 Antony and Cleopatra
Best Actress (new play)
1984 Pack of Lies
Best Actress (musical)
1996 A Little Night Music
Best Actress (revival)
1980 Juno and the Paycock
1977 Macbeth

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In Britain, Dench has developed a reputation as one of the greatest actresses of the post-war period, primarily through her work in theatre, which has been her main forte throughout her career. She has more than once been named number one in polls for Britain's best actress.[1][2] Furthermore, she gained worldwide popular fame through taking over the role of M in the James Bond film series in 1995, and subsequently through many acclaimed film appearances. M is the title and code letter for James Bonds boss, the fictional head of the British Secret Intelligence Service, or MI6 (or MI7). ... Flemings commissioned image of James Bond to aid the Daily Express comic strip artists. ...

Contents

Biography

Early life

Judi Dench was born in York, North Yorkshire to Olave and Reginald Arthur Dench and was raised a Quaker. She also lived in Tyldesley,Greater Manchester. Her notable relatives include Emma Dench, eminent Roman historian at Birkbeck, University of London.[3] When Dench was thirteen, she entered The Mount School, York. York is a city in North Yorkshire, England, at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. ... North Yorkshire is a non-metropolitan or shire county, located in the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England, and a ceremonial county in that region and also partly in North East England. ... Pendle Hill, a landmark in the history of the Society of Friends. ... Tyldesley (pronounced tilds-lee) is a town and component area of the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, north-west England. ... Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West England and has a population of 2. ... Birkbeck, University of London, sometimes referred to by its former name Birkbeck College or by the abbreviation BBK, is a College of the University of London. ... The Mount is a boarding school in York. ...


Before starting her professional career, Judi Dench was involved in the first three productions of the modern revival of the York Mystery Plays the 1950s. Most famously, she played the role of the Virgin Mary in the 1957 production, performed on a fixed stage in the Museum Gardens.[4] The York Mystery Plays refers to a cycle of forty-eight Mystery Plays based on stories taken from the Bible, performed around Corpus Christi day in the city of York, England from the Middle Ages until 1569. ... According to the New Testament, Mary (Judeo-Aramaic מרים, Maryām, from Hebrew Miriam) was the mother of Jesus of Nazareth; at the time of his conception she was betrothed (or engaged) to Joseph and was a virgin. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The York Museum Gardens are part of the Yorkshire Museum and lie on the banks of the River Ouse in York, England. ...


Career

She received her dramatic training at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London and made her professional debut as Ophelia in Hamlet in Liverpool in 1957. She subsequently spent several seasons in repertory in Oxford and Nottingham. In 1961, she joined the Royal Shakespeare Company and made numerous appearances with the company in Stratford and London over the next two decades, winning several best actress awards. Among her roles with the RSC, she was the Duchess in John Webster's The Duchess of Malfi in 1971. The Central School of Speech and Drama is a United Kingdom government funded higher education college in London. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Hamlet is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, one of his best-known works and the most-quoted play in the English language. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Nottingham is a city (and county town of Nottinghamshire) in the East Midlands of England. ... Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon The Royal Shakespeare Company is a British theatre company. ... Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-upon-Avon is a town in Warwickshire, England. ... John Webster (c. ... The Duchess of Malfi is a macabre, tragic play, written by the English dramatist John Webster and first performed in 1614 at the Globe Theatre in London, and published for the first time in 1623. ...


Dench has also made numerous appearances in the West End and with the National Theatre in London. She is a multiple winner of the main awards for performances on the London stage, including a record six Laurence Olivier Awards. She has also appeared with success on Broadway in Amy's View, and has occasionally directed plays. // West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre in London, or sometimes more specifically for shows staged in the large theatres of Londons Theatreland . Along with New Yorks Broadway Theatre, West End theatre is usually considered to represent the highest level of theatre in the... Several countries have a National Theatre. ... The Laurence Olivier Awards, previously known as The Society of West End Theatre Awards, were renamed in honour of British actor Laurence Olivier, Baron Olivier in 1984, having first been established in 1976. ...


As she enters her seventies, Dame Judi remains probably the biggest draw on the London stage. She is often compared and contrasted with Dame Maggie Smith, another British actress of the same generation, with whom she has appeared in several movies, including the 2004 Ladies in Lavender, and on stage in David Hare's two-hander Breath of Life. She returned to the West End stage in April 2006 in Hay Fever alongside Peter Bowles, Belinda Lang and Kim Medcalf. She has finished off a busy 2006 with the role of "Mistress Quickly" in the RSC's new musical version of "The Merry Wives",[5] at Stratford-upon-Avon. Her many television appearances include lead roles in the series As Time Goes By and A Fine Romance. Dame Margaret Natalie Smith, DBE (born 28 December 1934), better known as Dame Maggie Smith, is a two-time Academy Award, and Emmy-winning English film, stage, and television actress. ... Ladies in Lavender is a 2004 film directed by Charles Dance. ... David Hare (born June 5, 1947) is an English dramatist and director. ... For the play, see Hay Fever. ... Peter Bowles (born October 16, 1936) is a British actor. ... Belinda Lang (born December 23, 1955 in London) is a British actress, best known for her role as Belinda Bill Porter on the 1990s sitcom 2point4 children. ... Kim Medcalf (b. ... As Time Goes By was a British sitcom starring Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer which aired from 1992 to 2002, with a two-part reunion special broadcast in 2005. ... A Fine Penis is a British situation comedy starring husband-and-wife team Judi Douche and Michael Weenie. ...


Dame Judi Dench has frequently appeared with her close friend Geoffrey Palmer in the series As Time Goes By and in the films Mrs. Brown and Tomorrow Never Dies, both filmed in 1997. At the opening of "As Time Goes By", the couple first shown in the photographs are in fact Judi's real-life daughter, Tara, and Geoffrey's real-life son. This article is about the actor. ... Categories: Movie stubs | 1997 films | Best Actress Oscar Nominee (film) ... Tomorrow Never Dies is the eighteenth James Bond film made by EON Productions, and the second to star Pierce Brosnan as Ian Flemings secret agent, James Bond. ...


Dench won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing Elizabeth I in the film Shakespeare in Love. Dench's win was notable as her performance lasted for about eight minutes. Elizabeth I redirects here. ... Shakespeare in Love is an award-winning 1998 romantic comedy film. ...

Dench as Elizabeth I in Shakespeare in Love

Dench's late-life film career has been remarkably successful. Until 1997, she had made relatively few film appearances, especially in comparison to the number she has made since then. She has racked up six Oscar nominations in nine years for Mrs Brown in 1997, her Oscar-winning turn in Shakespeare in Love in 1998, for Chocolat in 2000, for the lead role of writer Iris Murdoch in Iris in 2001 (with Kate Winslet playing her as a younger woman), for Mrs Henderson Presents in 2005, and for Notes on a Scandal in 2006. Image File history File links 200616_167268_4_024. ... Image File history File links 200616_167268_4_024. ... Elizabeth I redirects here. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Dame Judi Dench as the widowed Queen Victoria in Mrs. ... Chocolat is a 1999 novel by Joanne Harris. ... Dame Jean Iris Murdoch DBE (July 15, 1919 – February 8, 1999) was an Irish-born British writer and philosopher, best known for her novels, which combine rich characterization and compelling plotlines, usually involving ethical or sexual themes. ... Iris has three main meanings, related by their derivation from the Greek word for rainbow: Iris (mythology), a messenger of the gods in Greek mythology, identified with the rainbow Iris (anatomy), the sphincter around the pupil of the eye, named after the colors in human and animal eyes Iris (plant... Kate Elizabeth Winslet (born October 5, 1975) is an English actress. ... Mrs Henderson Presents is a musical comedy film of 2005 directed by Stephen Frears. ... Notes on a Scandal (What Was She Thinking? Notes on a Scandal in the United States) is a 2003 novel by Zoë Heller. ...


In 2006, Dench received critical acclaim, including Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award nominations, for her fierce performance in Notes on a Scandal. The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Screen Actors Guild (S.A.G.) is the labor union representing over 120,000 film actors in the United States. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ...


Personal life

In 1971 Judi Dench married British actor Michael Williams and they had their only child, Tara Cressida Williams (aka "Finty Williams"), on 24 September, 1972. Their daughter later became an actress like her parents. Dame Judi starred with her husband in the 1980s British sitcom, A Fine Romance. Michael Williams died of lung cancer, at age 65, in 2001. She is a patron of The Leaveners, Friends School Saffron Walden and the Archway Theatre, Horley, UK. Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor or actress is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... Michael Leonard Williams (9 July 1935 – 11 January 2001) was a British actor. ... Finty Williams (b. ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A British sitcom is a situation comedy (sitcom) produced in the United Kingdom. ... Lung cancer is the malignant transformation and expansion of lung tissue, and is the most lethal of all cancers worldwide, responsible for 1. ... The Leaveners are a performing arts organisation consisting of members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). ... Friends School Saffron Walden is an independent fee-paying school associated with the Religious Society of Friends. ... See also: Horley, Oxfordshire Horley is a town in Surrey, England, situated between Reigate, and Gatwick. ...


Judi Dench was awarded the OBE in 1970, became a Dame Commander of the British Empire in 1988, and a Companion of Honour in 2005.[6] In 2000-2001 she received an Honorary DLitt from Durham University. OBE can mean several things, Officer of the Order of the British Empire, distinction of honour. ... Commanders Badge of the Order of the British Empire The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is an order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions, in decreasing order of seniority: Knight or Dame Grand... The Order of the Companions of Honour is a British and Commonwealth Order (decoration). ... Affiliations 1994 Group, European University Association, Association of MBAs, EQUIS, Universities UK, N8 Group, Association of Commonwealth Universities Website http://www. ...


In 2006 Judi became president of Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London, taking over from Sir John Mills; Judi is also president of the Questors Theatre. Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts is a prestigious drama school situated in the Wood Green area of North London. ... This article is about the British actor. ... The Questors Theatre is a theatre venue located in Ealing, west London, and home of The Questors, a non-professional theatre company. ...


In May 2006 she became an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) is a British multi-disciplinary institution, based in London. ...


Filmography

Dench on Ladies in Lavender DVD.

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Selected discography

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Selected awards and recognition

Theatre

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Film and television

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References

  1. ^ Hopkins and Dench named best British actors. Guardian News and Media Ltd. Retrieved on December 29, 2006.
  2. ^ Connery and Dench Top Legend Poll. Time Out Group Ltd. Retrieved on December 29, 2006.
  3. ^ Birkbeck College - staff page accessed 10 Mar 2007
  4. ^ Dame Judi speaks up for Mystery Plays. HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk. Retrieved on December 29, 2006.
  5. ^ Merry Wives - The Musical. Royal Shakespeare Company. Retrieved on December 29, 2006.
  6. ^ Dame Judi Dench. Shakespeare Schools Festival. Retrieved on December 29, 2006.

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Awards
Preceded by
Kim Basinger
for L.A. Confidential
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
1998
for Shakespeare in Love
Succeeded by
Angelina Jolie
for Girl, Interrupted
Preceded by
Brenda Blethyn
for Secrets & Lies
Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
for Mrs. Brown

1998
Succeeded by
Cate Blanchett
for Elizabeth
Persondata
NAME Dench, Judie
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Dench, Judith Olivia
SHORT DESCRIPTION English actress
DATE OF BIRTH 9 December 1934
PLACE OF BIRTH York, North Yorkshire, England
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH

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