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DAME JUDI DENCH is one of the world's most highly acclaimed and best-loved actresses, with a career marked throughout by outstanding performances on both stage and screen. She has won numerous major awards, including an Academy Award, nine BAFTA Awards and three Laurence Olivier Awards, and in recognition of her many achievements she received an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in 1970, became a DBE (Dame of the British Empire) in 1988, and received a Companion of Honour in 2005.

Her work includes iconic film performances as Queen Victoria in MRS. BROWN, for which she won a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, and was nominated for an Academy Award, and Queen Elizabeth I in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, for which she won an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress. She is also known internationally for her role as the magisterial „M' in the last five James Bond films.

Dench has been Academy Award®-nominated for performances in four other films: CHOCOLAT, IRIS (for which she also won a BAFTA Award), MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS, and NOTES ON A SCANDAL, and her numerous other film credits include TEA WITH MUSSOLINI, A ROOM WITH A VIEW and A HANDFUL OF DUST (both of which brought her BAFTA Awards for Best Supporting Actress), 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD, HENRY V, HAMLET, and the film musical, NINE.

On television, Dench's work includes THE LAST OF THE BLONDE BOMBSHELLS, for which she received a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy nomination, and the long-running hit BBC sitcom, "As Time Goes By.” Most recently she starred as Miss Matty in the BBC's critically acclaimed series CRANFORD (for which she was nominated for a BAFTA, an Emmy, A Golden Globe and a Satellite Award) and CRANFORD: RETURN TO CRANFORD, for which she was nominated for an Emmy and a Golden Globe.

Dench's achievements on screen are mirrored by her celebrated career on stage. She has won Laurence Olivier Awards for "Anthony and Cleopatra,” ”Absolute Hell” and "A Little Night Music” (all at The National Theatre), and her performance in "Amy's View,” directed by Richard Eyre, brought her accolades in London (at The National and Aldwych) and on Broadway, where she won a Tony Award for Best Actress. Her other theatre credits include: "The Royal Family,” directed by Peter Hall; "The Breath of Life,” directed by Howard Davies; ”All's Well That Ends Well” for the RSC; ”Hay Fever,” directed by Peter Hall; "The Merry Wives of Windsor” for the RSC; ”Madame de Sade,” directed by Michael Grandage; and Peter Hall's recent production of ” Midsummer Night's Dream” at the Rose Theatre, Kingston.


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