Judi Dench
Dench at the 71st Academy Awards
7 Nominations / 1 Win
Role Actress
Born December 9, 1934
York, Yorkshire, England, UK

Judy Dench is a British 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 Shakespeare's plays. In television, she achieved success during this period, in the series "A Fine Romance" from 1981 until 1984. Her film appearances were infrequent until she was cast as M in GoldenEye (1995), a role she also played in subsequent James Bond films. 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), receiving the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Chocolat (2000), Iris (2001), Mrs Henderson Presents (2005), Notes on a Scandal (2006), and Philomena (2013). Dench has received many award nominations for her acting in theatre, film and television; her awards include BAFTAs, Laurence Olivier Awards,Screen Actors Guild Awards, Golden Globes, an Academy Award, and a Tony Award.


71st Academy Awards, 1998
Best Supporting ActressShakespeare in Love


70th Academy Awards, 1997
Best ActressMrs. Brown
71st Academy Awards, 1998
Best Supporting ActressShakespeare in Love
73rd Academy Awards, 2000
Best Supporting ActressChocolat
74th Academy Awards, 2001
Best ActressIris
78th Academy Awards, 2005
Best ActressMrs. Henderson Presents
79th Academy Awards, 2006
Best ActressNotes on a Scandal
86th Academy Awards, 2013
Best ActressPhilomena


Oscar-winning Roles

Oscar-nominated Roles

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