She’s the long-time-running as “M” for
James Bond franchises. She’s succeeded by her protégé
Ralph Fiennes in the installment “
Skyfall.” Born as her Dame Judith Olivia Dench CH, DBE, FRSA from York, England. She studied at Mount School, she’s the brother of renowned actor Jeffrey Dench and niece of Emma Dench a Harvard University Professor and renowned Roman Historian. She was married to Michael Williams in 1971 and the mother of Finty Williams. She won more than 50 awards from prestigious award giving bodies.
In 1998 she won Best Supporting Actress from Academy Award for the 1998 movie “Shakespeare in Love.” She was nominated multiple times particularly for the “Philomena.” She won the Outstanding Achievement in Character Performance in 2004 for the film “GoldenEye.” She received award from Alliance of Women Film Journalists for J.Edgar as Actress Defying Age and Ageism. In 1965 she won Most Promising New Comer for the movie “Four in the Morning” and Best Actress in a Supporting role for the 1986 movie “A Room with a View” and 1997 movie “A Handful of Dust.” She also won Best Actress for “Mrs. Brown” and “
Iris.” She won Best Actress for the movies “Talking to a Stranger” and 1982 film “Going Gently.” She also won Best Entertainment Performance for the 1985 series “A Fine Romance” and a 2001 movie “The Last of the Blonde Bombshells.” She also starred for the cast of the movies 2015 movies “
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and the screenplay “
Tulip Fever.” She have an upcoming 2016 movie called “Schadenfreude” known as harm and joy.
She was ordained-appointed as Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1970, Commander of the British Empire” in 1988 and Companions of Honour in 2005. She’s also an advocate for fighting for the rights of tribal people of Botswana and for this she received the honorary Doctor of Letters from Nottingham Trent University.