Golden Globes: 12 Nominations, 2 Wins

Dame Judith Olivia “Judi” Dench (born in York, England, December 9, 1934) is a distinguished British actress of stage and television who arrived to movies later in life.  She played Queen Victoria in Mrs Brown (1997) and Queen Elizabeth I in Shakespeare in Love (1998) both directed by John Madden, she was writer Iris Murdoch in Iris (2001), she acted in Chocolat (2000) by Lasse Hallstrom, Pride and Prejudice (2005) directed by Joe Wright from the Jane Austen novel, Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005) by Stephen Frears, Notes on a Scandal (2006) with Cate Blanchett, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012) by John Madden, Philomena (2013) by Stephen Frears.  She played M in the James Bond films with Pierce Brosnan: GoldenEye (1995), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The World is Not Enough (1999), Die Another Day (2002), and with Daniel Craig: Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012), Spectre (2015).

Read Judi Dench (Philomena) by Katherine Tulich