Dame Judith Olivia "Judi" Dench
is an English film, stage, and television actress, occasional singer, and author who is well known for her role as M
in the James Bond
films from 1995
. She received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
for her role as Queen Elizabeth I
in Shakespeare in Love
, which was the second of her nine (so far) Academy Award
nominations that also include her roles in Mrs Brown
, Mrs Henderson Presents
, Notes on a Scandal
, and Philomena
For Disney, she has voiced Mrs. Calloway in Home on the Range, the current narrator of Spaceship Earth, and had a cameo as a wealthy woman in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. She will play Commander Root in Artemis Fowl. She was mentioned in an episode of BUNK'D and in an episode of Jessie.
Judi Dench behind the scenes of Home on the Range.