Judi Dench

Profession: Actress
Judi Dench
  Real name: Judith Olivia Dench
Birthdate: December 09, 1934
Age: 88 years
Country: United Kingdom United Kingdom
Horoscope: Sagittarius


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Judi Dench Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

Golden Globes Awards

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)



Critics Choice Award


  •  - Worst Supporting Actress NOMINATED

San Sebastián Film Festival

  •  - Donostia Award WINNER

Chicago Film Critics Association

Boston Society of Film Critics

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

New York Film Critics Circle

National Board of Review

San Francisco Critics Circle


Judith Olivia Dench, better known as Judi Dench, is an British Actress. She has won an Academy Awards, two Golden Globes Awards and nine BAFTA Awards. She's known for The Importance of Being Earnest (2002), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) and Shakespeare in Love (1998).

All Movies of Judi Dench

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  • Belfast
    A coming-of-age drama set during the tumult of late-1960s Northern Ireland, the film follows young Buddy (Jude Hill) as he navigates a landscape of working-class struggle, sweeping cultural changes, and sectarian violence. Buddy d...
    Character: Granny
    United Kingdom  2021
  • Off the Rails
    Now in their 50's, four friends recreate an inter-rail journey across Europe, but this time 18-year-old Maddie is taking her mother's place, fulfilling her dying wish. With lost passports, train strikes and romantic entanglements ...
    Character: Diana
    United Kingdom  2021
  • Artemis Fowl
    Artemis Fowl the second, a young Irish criminal mastermind, kidnaps the fairy LEPrecon officer Holly Short for ransom to fund rescuing his father. Once a transaction is made, they go onto a hunt for the evil pixie Opal Koboi and r...
    Character: Commander Root
    United States  2020
  • Blithe Spirit
    A spiritualist medium holds a seance for a writer suffering from writers block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife which leads to an increasingly complex love triangle with his current wife of five years
    Character: Madame Arcati
    United Kingdom  2020
  • Staged (TV Series)
    David Tennant and Michael Sheen (playing themselves) were due to star in a production of 'Six Characters in Search of an Author' in the West End. The pandemic has put paid to that, but their director (Simon Evans - also playing hi...
    Character:  Judi Dench 1 episode, 2020
    United Kingdom  2020
  • Six Minutes to Midnight
    Summer 1939. Influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their daughters to a finishing school in an English seaside town to learn the language and be ambassadors for a future looking National Socialist. A teacher there sees wh...
    Character: Miss Rocholl
    United Kingdom  2020
  • Cats
    A tribe of cats called the Jellicles who must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life... The London stage production ran for 21 years, while the Broadway stage production ran...
    Character: Old Deuteronomy
    United Kingdom  2019
  • Nothing Like a Dame
    Dames Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith have let the cameras in on a friendship that goes back more than half a century. The four acting greats discuss their careers and reminisce about their humble beginn
    Character: Self / Various Characters (as Dame Judi Dench)
    United Kingdom  2018
  • Red Joan
    The story follows Joan (Dench), a retired physicist whose tranquil life is interrupted in 2000 by a visit from British secret service MI5. Cookson will play Joan in her younger days as a student at Cambridge University who falls i...
    Character: Joan Stanley
    United Kingdom  2018
  • All Is True
    The year is 1613, Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground, and devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a trou...
    Character: Anne Hathaway
    United Kingdom  2018
  • Murder on the Orient Express
    Renowned Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of a wealthy American traveling on the Orient Express, the most famous train in the world.
    Character: Princess Dragomiroff
    United States  2017
  • Victoria and Abdul
    It tells the true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim, a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to f...
    Character: Queen Victoria
    United Kingdom  2017
  • Tulip Fever
    A 17th century romance in which an artist falls for a married young woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait. The two invest in the risky tulip market in hopes to build a future together.
    Character: Abbess
    United Kingdom  2017
  • The Hollow Crown: Richard III (TV)
    After a long civil war between the royal families of York and Lancaster, England enjoys a period of peace under King Edward IV. But Edward’s younger brother, Richard, resents the power and happiness around him. Malicious, power-...
    Character: Cecily
    United Kingdom  2016
  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
    When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. As he learns about the residents and their unusual abilities, Jake ...
    Character: Miss Avocet
    United States  2016
  • Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (TV)
    Lonely, ageing bachelor Mr Hoppy lives in a London flat and has two loves in his life - his balcony garden and Mrs Silver, the widow in the flat below. Sadly Mrs Silver is too fond of her tortoise Alfie to respond. Noting that Mrs...
    Character: Mrs. Silver
    United Kingdom  2015
  • The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
    The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is the expansionist dream of Sonny (Dev Patel), and it's making more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent marriage to the love of his life, Sunaina (Tina Desai). ...
    Character: Evelyn Greenslade
    United Kingdom  2015
  • Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's Tale
    King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events that lead to death, a ferocious bear, an inf...
    Character: Paulina
    United Kingdom  2015
  • Spectre
    A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra, the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and...
    Character: M
    United Kingdom  2015
  • Philomena
    A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.
    Character: Philomena
    United Kingdom  2013
  • Stars in Shorts
    Presentation that includes incredible short movies with some of the world's biggest actors. In "Friend Request Pending", Judi Dench is a neophyte in the complicated landscape of Internet dating. Colin Firth is an unusual...
    Character: Mary (archive footage)
    United States  2012
  • Skyfall
    Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. Skyfall will tell a standalone story not based on any of ...
    Character: M
    United Kingdom  2012
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
    Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) finds himself on an unexpected journey to the fabled Fountain of Youth when a gorgeous woman from his past (Penelope Cruz) forces him aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the formidable p...
    United States  2011
  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
    A story set in Bangalore and centered around the workers and residents at Dunroamin, a home for the elderly.
    Character: Evelyn
    United Kingdom  2011
  • Jane Eyre
    After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meets the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her e...
    Character: Sra. Fairfax
    United Kingdom  2011
  • My Week with Marilyn
    Year 1956. Young actress stars Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams) arrives in England to act with Sir Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh) in the film "The Prince And The Showgirl". Well-connected 23-year-old Colin Clark (Eddie R...
    United Kingdom  United States  2011
  • J. Edgar
    Biopic on FBI director J. Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio), focusing on his controversial career and rumored private life as a homosexual in love with his Assistant Director Clyde Tolson (Armie Hammer). The first Director of the F...
    Character: Annie Hoover
    United States  2011
  • Return to Cranford (TV Miniseries)
    The two-part saga 'Return to Cranford' opens to a struggling Cranford, a traditional village that in autumn 1844 is airing the conflicts that accompany progress. Miss Matty Jenkyns (Judi Dench), after having closed her business in...
    Character:  Miss Matty Jenkyns 7 episodes, 2007-2009
    United Kingdom  2009
  • Rage
    Seven days, fourteen characters, a schoolboy and his website. An accident, a murder and a crisis in New York’s fashion industry. Broken dreams, bitter conflict and secret confessions: Sally Potter’s film is a tragicomedy about...
    United Kingdom  2009
  • Nine
    Famous film director Guido Contini (Daniel Day-Lewis) struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife (Marion Cotillard), his mistress (Penélope Cruz), his m...
    Character: Lilli
    United States  2009
  • Quantum of Solace
    QUANTUM OF SOLACE continues the high octane adventures of James Bond (DANIEL CRAIG) in CASINO ROYALE. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to u...
    Character: M
    United Kingdom  2008
  • Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die (S)
    The most ambitious portfolio in the 13-year history of Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue, this year's homage to noir had its own dramatic imperatives.
    Character: The Maiden Aunt (credit only)
    United States  2007
  • Cranford (TV Miniseries)
    Based on Elizabeth Gaskell's novel, it is a five-part period drama set in the 1840s which follows the small absurdities and major tragedies in the lives of the people of Cranford, a small Cheshire market town on the cusp of great
    Character:  Miss Matty Jenkyns 7 episodes, 2007-2009
    United Kingdom  2007
  • Notes on a Scandal
    Barbara Covett (Dame Judi Dench) is a veteran and cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. She is barely tolerated by her less brilliant and acerbic colleagues who know nothing about her private life which consists mainly...
    Character: Barbara Covett
    United Kingdom  2006
  • Casino Royale
    James Bond's first 007 mission takes him to Madagascar, where he is to spy on a terrorist Mollaka. Not everything goes as planned and Bond decides to investigate, independently of the MI6 agency, in order to track down the rest of...
    Character: M
    United Kingdom  2006
  • Pride and Prejudice
    The story is based on Jane Austen's novel about five sisters - Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty and Lydia Bennet - in Georgian England. Their lives are turned upside down when a wealthy young man (Mr. Bingley) and his best friend (Mr....
    Character: Lady Catherine de Bourg
    United Kingdom  2005
  • Mrs. Henderson Presents
    In the 1930s, a wealthy widow (Judi Dench) buys a run-down London theatre and opens her own risqué revue show, with the help of a talented manager. But when World War II breaks out, the theatre comes under threat.
    Character: Laura Henderson
    United Kingdom  2005
  • Ladies in Lavender
    Set in 1936, Ladies in Lavender is the charming and sweetly melancholic story about two ageing spinster sisters (Dames Maggie Smith and Judi Dench) whose peaceable Cornwall existence is disrupted when the take a young man into the...
    Character: Ursula
    United Kingdom  2004
  • Peace one day
    The story of Jeremy Gilley's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to sanction officially a day without conflict; a ceasefire day; a global day of Peace.
    Character: Self
    United Kingdom  2004
  • The Chronicles of Riddick
    Riddick has spent the last five years on the move among the forgotten worlds on the outskirts of the galaxy, eluding mercenaries bent on collecting the price on his head. Now, the fugitive finds himself on planet Helion, home to a...
    Character: Aereon
    United States  2004
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
    Two young gents living in the 1890's England have taken to bending the truth in order to put some excitement in their lives. Jack Worthing (Colin Firth) lives in the country with his pretty ward Cecily Cardew (Reese Witherspoon). ...
    Character: Lady Bracknell
    United Kingdom  2002
  • Bond Girls Are Forever (TV)
    "Bond Girls Are Forever" is a James Bond documentary film hosted by actress Maryam d'Abo, features interviews with a number of Bond girls who were featured throughout the film franchise between the first James Bond film,...
    Character: Herself
    United States  2002
  • Die Another Day
    The agent 007 (Pierce Brosnan) gets off to a rough start when he's captured and subsequently tortured during an assignment in North Korea. When the suave secret agent is eventually liberated, he embarks on a dangerous mission that...
    Character: M
    United Kingdom  2002
  • The Shipping News
    Based on the 1994 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by E. Annie Prouix, Kevin Spacey plays an emotionally beaten man who moves himself and his two daughters back to his hometown in Newfoundland. His adulterous wife’s (Blanchett) deat...
    Character: Agnis Hamm
    United States  2001
  • Iris
    Iris Murdoch (Winslet, Dench) was one of the most extraordinary women of her generation. A brilliant scholar at Oxford in the 1950s, she later became a noted philosopher and novelist. Through it all, her soulmate and husband, John...
    Character: Iris Murdoch
    United States  2001
  • The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (TV)
    Judi Dench stars as a sassy widow looking to recapture a little of the excitement of her youth: she was the star saxophone player of a World War II-era all-girl dance band. Yanking her instrument from mothballs, she starts blowing...
    Character: Elizabeth
    United States  2000
  • Chocolat
    In the 1950s, single mother Vianne Rocher (Binoche) and her 6-year-old daughter move to the small French town of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes, where Vianne opens a chocolate shop, during Lent, across from the town's church (and she's op...
    Character: Amande Voizin
    United Kingdom  2000
  • The World is Not Enough
    James Bond uncovers a nuclear plot when he protects an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist who can't feel pain.
    Character: M
    United Kingdom  1999
  • Tea with Mussolini
    Semi-autobiographical tale from the early life of director Franco Zeffirelli looks at the illegitimate son of an Italian businessman. The boy's mother has died, and he is raised by an Englishwoman in pre-WWII Fascist Italy. Living...
    Character: Arabella
    United Kingdom  1999
  • Shakespeare in Love
    In 1590s London, amid the great heyday of Elizabethan entertainment, two rival theaters — The Curtain, owned by Richard Burbage and The Rose owned by Philip Henslowe — competed passionately for the same audience to fill their ...
    Character: Reina Elizabeth
    United States  1998
  • Tomorrow Never Dies
    Agent James Bond 007 is on a mission which includes a media tycoon, his former lover and a Chinese agent. Elliot Carver wants to complete his global media empire, but in order for this to work., he must achieve broadcasting rights...
    Character: M
    United Kingdom  1997
  • Mrs Brown
    While on an extended stay at Balmoral Castle and still in mourning over the death of her beloved Prince Albert, Queen Victoria meets Mr. Brown, a member of her household staff who thinks the time has come for her to start living a...
    Character: Reina Victoria
    United Kingdom  1997
  • Hamlet
    When Hamlet (Kenneth Branagh) returns from his studies to find his father dead, and his mother married to his uncle, he grows suspicious. After being visited by his dead father as a ghost, his suspicions are confirmed and Hamlet f...
    Character: Hecuba
    United Kingdom  1996
  • Goldeneye
    Under the new female M, James Bond is assigned to track down a stolen Mirage fighter helicopter that was used in an attack to commandeer and then destroy the control installation of the top secret Russian Goldeneye electromagnetic...
    Character: M
    United Kingdom  1995
  • Jack & Sarah
    Jack (Richard E. Grant) and Sarah (Imogen Stubbs) are expecting a baby together, but a complication during the birth leads to the death of Sarah. Jack, grief stricken, goes on an alcoholic bender, leaving his daughter to be taken ...
    United Kingdom  1995
  • As Time Goes By (TV Series)
    (1992-2005). 10 seasons. Lionel and Jean were lovers many years ago at the time of the Korean War. They are separated by a misunderstanding but meet again by chance when Lionel needs a secretary from Jean's firm.
    Character:  Jean Hardcastle / ... 67 episodes, 1992-2005
    United Kingdom  1992
  • Behaving Badly (TV Miniseries)
    Bridget (Judi Dench) is jilted by her husband. He goes off to marry a younger woman. His mother, however still keeps pestering the old wife,who, fed-up with the state of affairs, becomes decidedly misbehaved.
    Character:  Bridget 4 episodes, 1989
    United Kingdom  1989
  • Henry V
    The gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.
    Character: Mistress Nell Quickly
    United Kingdom  1989
  • 84 Charing Cross Road
    True story of a transatlantic business correspondence about used books that developed into a close friendship.
    Character: Nora Doel
    United Kingdom  1987
  • A Handful of Dust
    We see the detritus of an abandoned camp in South America and a main character's hallucination. Then, the story beings. Tony and Brenda Last, lord and lady, live on his enormous estate with their young son. Tony's not much for par...
    Character: Mrs. Beaver
    United Kingdom  1987
  • The Angelic Conversation
    An unseen woman recites Shakespeare's sonnets - fourteen in all - as a man wordlessly seeks his heart's desire. The photography is stop-motion, the music is ethereal, the scenery is often elemental: boulders and smaller rocks, the...
    Character: Shakespeare's Sonnets read by (voice)
    United Kingdom  1985
  • The Browning Version (TV)
    It tells the story of Andrew Crocker-Harris, an embittered and disliked teacher of Greek and Latin at a British prep school. After nearly 20 years of service, he is being forced to retire on the pretext of his health, and perhaps ...
    Character: Millie Crocker-Harris
    United Kingdom  1985
  • Wetherby
    Set in the town of Wetherby in West Yorkshire, the film focuses on Jean Travers, a middle-aged spinster schoolteacher. One evening, she invites married friends for a dinner party, only to have some terrible repressions and past tr...
    Character: Marcia Pilborough
    United Kingdom  1985
  • A Room With a View
    Helena Bonham Carter stars as a young Englishwoman, Lucy Honeychurch. When Lucy and her spinster chaperone, Charlotte Bartlett (Maggie Smith), travel to Florence, they meet an unconventional Englishman, Mr. Emerson (Denholm Elliot...
    Character: Eleanor Lavish, a novelist
    United Kingdom  1985
  • Year of the Cat (TV)
    Two Westerners - Barbara, bank employee, and Bob, CIA analyst within the U.S. Embassy - meet a short time before the fall of Saigon.
    Character: Barbara Dean
    United Kingdom  1983
  • The Cherry Orchard (TV)
    Madame Ranevskaya is a spoiled aging aristocratic lady, who returns from a trip to Paris to face the loss of her magnificent Cherry Orchard estate after a default on the mortgage.
    Character: Mme. Ranevsky
    United Kingdom  1981
  • A Performance of Macbeth (TV)
    Macbeth is a daring member of the Scottish military who receives a revelation from three menacing sorceresses that he will someday become the King of Scotland.
    Character: Lady Macbeth
    United Kingdom  1979
  • The Comedy of Errors (TV)
    The Royal Shakespeare Company act (and sing and dance!) Shakespeare's play about two sets of identical twins, separated at birth and brought together by circumstance.
    Character: Adriana
    United Kingdom  1978
  • Luther
    A man's view cause a rift between peasants and the church.
    Character: Katherine
    United Kingdom  1974
  • Talking to a Stranger (TV)
    A grown-up brother and sister's visit to their parents home culminates in a shocking tragedy. The events of the weekend are told over four episodes, each focusing on the point of view of one family member: the daughter Terry; the ...
    United Kingdom  1966
  • A Study in Terror
    Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson join the hunt for the notorious serial killer, Jack The Ripper.
    Character: Sally
    United Kingdom  1965
  • Four in the Morning
    Drama which follows the parallel stories of two couples in crisis and their connection to a drowned woman found in a river.
    Character: Wife
    United Kingdom  1965
  • Theatre 625 (TV Series)
    TV Series (1964-1968). 5 seasons. 115 episodes.
    Character:  Terry Stevens - Daughter / ... 7 episodes, 1964-1966
    United Kingdom  1964

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