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Judi Dench (1934-), Actress

Dame Judith Olivia ('Judi') Dench

Sitter in 13 portraits
One of the leading actresses of her generation, Dench trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, joining the Old Vic Company in 1957. An associate member of the Royal Shakespeare Comany since 1969, Dench has appeared in productions including Twelfth Night, The Winter's Tale and Much Ado About Nothing. Film appearances include A Room with a View (1985) and Oscar nominated performances in Iris (2001), Chocolat (2000), Mrs. Brown (1997) and Notes on a Scandal (2006). She won the Best Supporting Actress award at the Oscars in 1999 for Shakespeare in Love. Dench has appeared as 'M' in the recent James Bond films, in the TV series Cranford (2007-09) and Jane Eyre (2011).

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Actresses (Susannah York; Susan Hampshire; Judi Dench)

by Arnold Newman
colour dye transfer print, 1978?
NPG P150(44)


Judi Dench

by John Swannell
Iris print, 1988
NPG P717(6)


Judi Dench

by Alessandro Raho
oil on canvas, 2004
NPG 6671


Judi Dench

by Anthony Buckley
modern bromide print from original negative, 1959
NPG x76223


Judi Dench

by Madame Yevonde
black and white reprint on card mount, 1961
NPG x131732


Judi Dench

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1965
NPG x38911


June Mendoza; Judi Dench

by Press Association Photos
bromide press print, September 1968
NPG x184029


Judi Dench

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, August 1977
NPG x18609


Judi Dench

by Gemma Levine
bromide print, 1986
NPG x88869


Judi Dench

by Bryan Adams
C-type colour print, 21 February 2008
NPG x131972


Judi Dench

by Cecil Beaton
pencil, 1969
NPG D17947(105)


Judi Dench

by John Swannell
bromide print, 1988
NPG x34019


Shakespeare & Company

by Mark Seliger
C-type colour print, 2006
NPG x134039