Brown (1997), and has since been acclaimed for her work in such films as Shakespeare in Love (1998), Chocolat (2000), Iris (2001), Mrs Henderson Presents (2005) and Notes on a Scandal (2006), and the television production The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2001).Dench was born in Heworth, York, North Riding of Yorkshire, the daughter of Eleanora Olave (née Jones), a native of Dublin, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor who met Judi's mother while studying medicine at Trinity College.Following Brosnan's departure from the role of 007 and the rebooting of the franchise with the 2006 film Casino Royale, she continued to perform the character of M for a further three films, and appeared in a video message in Spectre (2015).
A seven-time Oscar nominee, Dench won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Queen Elizabeth I in Shakespeare in Love and has received nominations for her roles in Mrs Brown (1997), Chocolat (2000), Iris (2001), Mrs Henderson Presents (2005), Notes on a Scandal (2006), and Philomena (2013).
Dench's work gained wider popularity with her casting as M in the James Bond film "Goldeneye" in 1995 and in her 1st film starring role as Queen Victoria in "Mrs Brown" in 1997.
Dench then won an Academy Award in a Best Supporting Actress Role for the 1998 film "Shakespeare in Love".
"My late husband was a great lover of poetry, and, um, I suppose some of it sunk in despite my best intentions.
And here today, I remember this, I think from Tennyson.