Dame Judi Dench
- Birthplace: North Yorkshire, England
- Birthday: December 09
2010 Primetime Emmy® Award winner Dame Judi Dench made her Shakespearean debut in 1957 with the Old Vic Company in London, England, and has enjoyed a consistently remarkable ever since. In addition to the screen and stage icon's many credits–Jane Eyre, Quantum of Solace, Notes On A Scandal, Shakespeare in Love (as "Queen Elizabeth I"), Mrs. Henderson Presents and more–Dench was appointed to the Order of the British Empire in 1970 and promoted to Dame Commander in 1988.