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11th December 2014

"He came to most of my performances. When I played Juliet, I had a line, 'Where are my father and mother, nurse?' and he shouted out, 'Here we are darling, in row H." Dame Judi...

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Judi Dench Sponsored Young Actor To Help His Career

9th December 2014

Veteran British actress Dame Judi Dench sponsored a young boy to help him pursue an acting career after receiving a letter from him in the post.The Philomena star regularly receives pleas from young actors asking...

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9th December 2014

"They told me gently and I laughed through my tears. Seven (Bond) films is a long time. But Mi6 would have given her the push by now, don't you think?" Dame Judi Dench reveals she...

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Judi Dench's Boyfriend Shock

8th December 2014

Dame Judi Dench didn't think ''for a second'' she would ever get in another relationship after her husband died. The 'Skyfall' actress is currently dating David Mills after losing Michael Williams to lung cancer in...

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Judi Dench 'Unprepared' For New Romance

8th December 2014

Judi Dench wasn't ''prepared'' to find a new boyfriend.The 'Skyfall' actress - who lost her husband, Michael Williams, to lung cancer in 2001 - is currently dating David Mills and revealed that ''never even for...

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Daniel Craig Predicts Spectre Will Be Better Than Skyfall

4th December 2014

Daniel Craig thinks the script for 'SPECTRE' is ''better than we had last time''.The 46-year-old actor, who's playing James Bond for the fourth time in the much-anticipated new film, expects 'SPECTRE' to be superior to...

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24th November 2014

"I didn't get to any exotic locations, not in seven Bond films. All I got was Stowe School (in England), very nice, but not abroad, and a trailer labeled Innsbruck." Dame Judi Dench wishes she...

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24th November 2014

"I never thought what a huge responsibility I had in playing M. I think I was just really excited about it, and (husband) Michael (Williams) and (daughter) Finty were absolutely mad about it - 'a...

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Judi Dench Documents Life In Picture Book

17th November 2014

Veteran actress Dame Judi Dench has documented her life in a new picture book.The British star has put together a collection of photographs showing her throughout the years for a tome called Behind The Scenes,...

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Judi Dench Unhappy About Skyfall Exit

17th November 2014

Dame Judi Dench wasn't ''best pleased'' when her James Bond character was killed off.The 79-year-old actress portrayed MI6 boss M in seven movies in the franchise from 1995 and was disappointed when she was told...

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Judi Dench 'Loathes' Retirement Questions

13th November 2014

Dame Judi Dench is sick of people asking her when she's going to retire.Although she will turn 80 this year, Dench insists she has no intention of calling time on her career and is disappointed...

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Judi Dench Loathes Hearing She Is Too Old To Work

13th November 2014

Veteran actress Dame Judi Dench is sick of fans asking when she plans to retire from Hollywood.The 79-year-old Brit is adamant screen stars are never too old to act and she is dismayed by the...

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Emma Watson And Dame Judi Dench Win Britannia Awards

By Ed Biggs | 1st November 2014

Emma Watson and Dame Judi Dench were among the British movie stars to be honoured at the Britannia Awards. The annual ceremony was hosted by BAFTA at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Los...

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Robert Downey Jr. Gives Wife Permission To Scratch His Face

31st October 2014

Robert Downey Jr. has given Susan Downey permission to ''scratch'' his face during labour.The 'Iron Man 3' star gushed about his ''pretty'' pregnant wife, who ''literally is about to pop,'' while accepting the Stanley Kubrick...

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Judi Dench Picks Up Honour At Britannia Awards

31st October 2014

British actress Dame Judi Dench was "overwhelmed" as she was honoured for her career at the Britannia Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday (30Oct14).The veteran star was presented with the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award...

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Dame Maggie Smith Honoured By Queen

18th October 2014

Dame Maggie Smith was honoured by Queen Elizabeth on Friday (17.10.14).The 'Downton Abbey' star was made a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour, one of Britian's highest honours, at a special ceremony...

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Judi Dench Dreads Performing With Schoolchildren

14th October 2014

Dame Judi Dench dreads having to perform with schoolchildren.The 79-year-old actress has enjoyed an incredibly successful career that's seen her star on TV, on the stage and in award-winning films. Yet the 'Philomena' actress admits...

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Judi Dench Cured Of Nerves By Poor Eyesight

13th October 2014

Dame Judi Dench was cured of stage fright when her eyesight became so poor she could no longer see the audience.The veteran British actress, 79, suffered from nerves during theatre performances for most of her...

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Dame Judi Dench: Poor Eyesight Reduced My Nerves

12th October 2014

Dame Judi Dench believes losing her eyesight has reduced her nerves when she performs live. The 79-year-old actress suffers from macular degeneration, an age-related eye condition which leads to gradual loss of vision, and has...

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Judi Dench To Skip Oscars

20th September 2014

Dame Judi Dench won't be attending the Oscars next year.The 79-year-old actress - who was nominated for Best Actress this year but missed the ceremony because of filming commitments - insists she ''loves'' the Academy...

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Celebrities Set In Stone By Nicole Farhi

18th September 2014

Dame Judi Dench and Helena Bonham Carter have been immortalised in stone busts by British fashion designer Nicole Farhi.Farhi launched her From the Neck Up exhibition, which features sculptures of her celebrity friends, at a...

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Harry Styles Learns Self-defence From Clint Eastwood

27th August 2014

Clint Eastwood inspired Harry Styles to learn self-defence. The 'One Direction' hitmaker has reportedly taken up Krav Maga - a form of self-defence developed for the Israeli military - after the Hollywood legend advised him...

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Judi Dench Joins Benedict Cumberbatch In Bbc's Shakespeare Adaptations

By Michael West | 23rd August 2014

Dame Judi Dench and Benedict Cumberbatchhave joined the cast of the BBC's adaptation of a trilogy of classic Shakespeare plays. Cumberbatch will play Richard III in the third part of the Wars of the Roses...

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Dame Judi Dench To Join Cumberbatch In Tv Adaptation Of Richard Iii

21st August 2014

Dame Judi Dench and Benedict Cumberbatch have added some real thespian star power to a new British BBC Tv Shakespeare initiative by teaming up for a televised production of The Bard's Richard Iii.Oscar winner Dench...

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'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Looks Fantastically Watchable [Trailer + Pictures]

By Michael West | 11th August 2014

Forget The Avengers, The Hunger Games and The Hobbit, for it was The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel that ruled supreme as the true box-office success story of 2012. Fox were never expecting much when producers...

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Stars Urge Scotland To Stay In The U.k.

7th August 2014

Michael Douglas, Sir Mick Jagger and Dame Judi Dench are among more than 200 stars who have come together to support a new drive to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom.Bbc historian Dan Snow has...

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Judi Dench Joins Tulip Fever

6th June 2014

Dame Judi Dench has been cast in 'Tulip Fever'.The veteran actress, 79, will be joined by 'Glee' star Matthew Morrison in the 17th century historical drama set in Amsterdam and this marks the tenth movie...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Offers Judi Dench Shakespeare Role During Festival Slot

2nd June 2014

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch secured Dame Judi Dench for his Bbc adaptation of Richard Iii by inviting her to join the cast during a question-and-answer session at a U.K. literary festival.The Bond actress took to...

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Judi Dench Agrees To Cumberbatch Casting Plea

2nd June 2014

Dame Judi Dench agreed to star in an adaptation of 'Richard III' after a public plea from Benedict Cumberbatch at the weekend.The veteran actress was taking part in a question and answer session at the...

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Judi Dench Bet Big On Lesley Manville Trumping Her At Olivier Awards

20th April 2014

Dame Judi Dench was left ecstatic after losing out on an Olivier Award to Lesley Manville, because she had placed a bet on her rival picking up a prize.Manville was named Best Actress for her...

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