She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry VI Parts I & II," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Paul Daneman, Derek Godfrey, and Barbara Jefford in the cast. Douglas Seale was director.
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Dame Judi Dench
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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National treasure? I hate that. Too dusty, too in a cupboard, too behind glass, too staid. I don't want to be thought of as recognisable - I always want to do the most different thing I can think of next. I don't want to be known for one thing, or as having done huge amounts of Shakespeare and the classics. I hate speaking as myself. I could never do a one-woman show. But I love being part of a ...
Shares a role with her Nine
(2009) co-star Marion Cotillard
: both played Lady Macbeth. Dench on stage in the '70s and Cotillard in the 2015 film adaptation, Macbeth
(2015). They both co-starred opposite an actor who played Magneto in the X-Men franchise; Dench with Ian McKellen
and Cotillard with Michael Fassbender
Known for often playing dignified, strong-willed women in positions of authority, who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under them.