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Judi was born under the official name Dench, Judith Olivia on December 9th, 1934. She has been a credited actor since the 1985 film A Room with a View.
Judi Dench is a dependable leading actor. She has starred in four films including the 2013 biography film Philomena as the character Philomena, the 2011 comedy movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel playing Evelyn Greenslade and the 2006 drama release Notes on a Scandal cast as Barbara Covett.
Judi has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in seventeen films including: the 2012 action film Skyfall as the character M, the 2009 drama movie Nine playing Lilli and the 2008 action release Quantum of Solace cast as M.
Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2012 action film Skyfall, which brought in $304,000,000 at the box office.
Judi is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least ten magazines, captured in more than three pictorials, interviewed in over ten publications and featured in fifteen magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least five books.
As an actor Judi Dench has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on seven occasions. Her first Oscar was for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth I in the 1998 film Shakespeare in Love. Judi Dench was also nominated for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Queen Victoria in the 1997 movie Mrs. Brown , Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Armande Voizin in the 2000 movie Chocolat , Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Iris Murdoch in the 2001 movie Iris , Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Mrs. Laura Henderson in the 2005 movie Mrs. Henderson Presents , Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Barbara Covett in the 2006 movie Notes on a Scandal and Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Philomena in the 2013 movie Philomena .