Judi Dench

Dame Judith Olivia Dench is a British actress who began her career in 1957. She was working for Old Vic Company by that time. She appeared in Shakespeare’s plays with such roles as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Ophelia in Hamlet, and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth. She mainly worked in theatre but later majored in film works which made her a winner of the BAFTA Award.

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Biography and Early Life

Judi Dench was born on 9 December 1934 in Heworth, York, in England. She was born Eleanora Olive Jones and Reginald Arthur Dench. Her mother was born in Dublin, while her father was born in Dorset, England, and worked as a doctor. Her family later moved to Dublin, where she spent the rest of her childhood. Their parents met while studying medicine at Trinity College in Dublin. He has an elder brother, Jeffrey, who was an actor, but he died in 2014.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Judi Dench in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Judi Dench’s age is 86 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 9 December 1934. Though, she is 5′ 1″ in feet and inches and 155 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 144 lbs in Pound and 65 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Grey and hair color is Blue.


Dench schooled at the Mount School, which is a Quaker independent secondary school in York. She became a Quaker as well. Later she attended Central School of Speech and Drama, which is in London, to pursue her acting career.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Dench was married to actor Michael Williams in 1971, which lasted till his death in 2001. They gave birth to one son, Flinty Williams, who is also a popular actor. Through the daughter of his son, she has one grandson, Samuel, who was born in 1997.

After the death of her husband, she did not think she will get love again and was ready for it. She was lucky to find love again in 2010 when she began dating a conservationist, David Mills.

When it comes to her health, she discussed her Macular degeneration, where one eye is wet while the other one is dry. This condition was treated with injections in her eye though she cannot read a script herself. In 2013, she underwent surgery.

She resides in Outwood, Surrey.

Is Judi Dench Lesbian?

No. Dench is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. She is neither lesbian nor gay, and gas never had such rumors. She was married to Michael Williams until his death and later began a relationship with David Mills in 2010.                                                                

Professional Career

Dench made regular theatre appearances as her father was not only a doctor but also a GP for York theatre, and her mother also worked there as a wardrobe mistress. Various actors lived in their house. She was involved in non-professional productions in 1952, 1952, and 1953 for York Mystery Plays, where she played Virgin Mary in the third production.

Her professional career began in 1957 when she worked for Old Vic Company in the film “Hamlet” as Ophelia. She remained with the company for four seasons. She appeared in Theatre 625’s adaptation “Parade’s End” as Valentine Wannop in 1964. The same year, she appeared in “The Third Secret” and altered “A Study in Terror” in 1965.

Her performance in “Four in the Morning” led to BAFTA Award as the Best Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles. Later in her career, she established herself among British theatre performers. She worked for the National Theatre Company and also Royal Shakespeare Company. Her role in “A Fine Romance” from 1981 to 1984 received critical acclaim. Between 1992 and 2005 she filmed in “As Time Goes By.”

She has taken supporting roles in such films as; “A Room with a View” in 1985 and “GoldenEye” in 1995, which rose her to international fame. She has played in quite a number of James Bond films, the last one being “Spectre” in 2015.


Dench has won various awards and nominations from her career. She won BAFTA Award as the Best Newcomer in films. She has been nominated seven times for Academy Awards. She won the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Shakespeare in Love as Queen Elizabeth II. She has been an Oscar nominee six times. Other of her awards include seven Olivier Awards, four BAFTA TV Awards, six British Academy Film Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and Two Screen Actors Guild Awards, among many others.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Judi Dench in 2021

As of 2021, Judi has earned a great fortune from her career as she has an estimated net worth of $50 million. She has acquired her wealth from her acting career, which she started with theatre. Over the years, her talent has been enjoyed by many, which made her appear in almost each and every film. Her international fame grew with her appearance in the film “GoldenEye” as M.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She received the first dose of COVID-19 in January 2021.
  • She loves animals and owns a racehorse with the name Smokey, two guinea pigs, four cats, and a dog.
  • The River Ouse bank honored her by naming a section of it as “Dame Judi Dench Walk.”

Judi Dench is one of the most celebrated actresses today. She has appeared in many popular films and has entertained many of her fans. She has also inspired many in the current society that hard work pays. She has also been recognized for her good heart because she is involved in a number of charity organizations.


Facts of Dame Judith Olivia Dench

  • Gender Female
  • full nameDame Judith Olivia Dench
  • birthplaceHeworth, York, England
  • Date of Birth December 09, 1934
  • Age 89 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityEnglish
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$50 million
  • professionActress
  • weightIn Kilograms – 65 Kg, In Pounds – 144 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 155 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 1″
  • hair colorBlue
  • eye colorGrey
  • high schoolThe Mount School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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