Judi Dench is an English film, stage and television actress. Judi Dench made her professional debut in 1957. Judi Dench played in several of William Shakespeare`s plays in such roles as Ophelia in Hamlet, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth. Judi Dench drew strong reviews for her leading role in the musical Cabaret in 1968.
During the next two decades, Judi Dench established herself as one of the most significant British theatre performers. In television, she achieved success during this period, in the series A Fine Romance and in 1992 began a continuing role in the television romantic comedy series As Time Goes By.
Judi Dench has played in each James Bond film. Judi Dench received several notable film awards for her role in Mrs. Brown, and has since been acclaimed for her work in films Shakespeare in Love, Mrs Henderson Presents and Notes on a Scandal.
Judi Dench has received many award nominations for her acting in theatre, film and television; her awards include ten BAFTAs, seven Laurence Olivier Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Golden Globes, an Academy Award, and a Tony Award. Judi was married to the actor Michael Williams.