Dame Judith Olivia is an English actress and made her debut in the year 1957 with the Old Vic Company. She was born in 1934 in Yorkshire, England and performed in various Shakespeare’s plays. Judi Dench establishes herself as one of the most successful actresses and worked for the National Theatre Company and Royal Shakespeare Company. She is a seven-time Oscar nominee and an Academy Award winner for the best-supporting actress.

Judi Dench

The following are some of the best films that Judi Dench has acted:

  • Shakespeare in Love.
  • Skyfall.
  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
  • Mrs. Brown.
  • Pride and Prejudice.
  • Notes on a Scandal.
  • A Room with a View.
  • The Chronicles of Riddick.
  • Philomena.
  • Nine.

Shakespeare in Love:

Judi played as Queen Elizabeth I in the movie, and though she is onscreen for a very little time, she did an outstanding performance as a supporting actress. Judi won an Academy Award for best-supporting actress for acting in this movie.

Skyfall:

James Bond movies are always exclusive. Judi plays ‘M’ who is a mysterious head for the spy agency known as MI6. Skyfall is the 7th and the final film that Judi acts as M. When the past haunts M, she checks bond’s loyalty, and when the MI6 is under threat, the spies must protect the agency no matter what it costs them.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel:

The movie is about a shy widow whose husband leaves her with a lot of debt. The shy widow is played by Judi Dench and some other famous actors like Maggie Smith and Tom Wilkinson star in the movie.

Mrs. Brown:

Mrs. Brown was one of Judi’s first hit and the movie got her an Oscar nomination. She plays Queen Victoria who falls in love with her servant John Brown. The film was very famous in England.

Pride and Prejudice:

The movie is a brilliant adaption of the novel. Dench plays Lady Catherine de Bourgh who is Mr. Darcy’s aunt. Judi beautifully brings out the arrogant character of Lady Catherine.

Notes on a Scandal:

A veteran teacher played by Judi Dench becomes friends with the school’s new art teacher and finds out that he is in love with a teenage student and now Barbara (the veteran teacher) needs to keep that as a secret.

A Room with a View:

The story is about Lucy who is alone in Florence, and the Emersons come to rescue her. Lucy happens to fall in love with George Emerson, but he fiancée is waiting for her at her home.

The Chronicles of Riddick:

Judi plays the ghostly air elemental ambassador, and the movie is about Riddick who sets out to save planets and defeat the evil army.

Philomena:

A senior woman has a bittersweet secret with her. When she was a teenager, she had a baby out of wedlock and set out to search her baby decades later.

Nine:

Nice is a musical film, and Dench plays Lilli who is a costume designer and a guide to Guido Cortini.