• Judi  Dench

    Judi Dench

    Born on December 9th, 1934

    From York, North Yorkshire, England

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Victoria & Abdul Poster

Victoria & Abdul

Abdul Karim arrives from India to participate in Queen Victoria's golden jubilee. The young clerk is surprised to find favor with the queen herself. As Victoria questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance that her household and inner circle try to destroy. As their friendship deepens, the queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes, joyfully reclaiming her humanity.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2018)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Philomena Poster

Philomena

In 1952, Irish teenager Philomena (Judi Dench) became pregnant out of wedlock and was sent to a convent. When her baby, Anthony, was a toddler, the nuns took Philomena's child away from her and put him up for adoption in the United States. For the next 50 years, she searched tirelessly for her son. When former BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith (Steve Coogan) learns of the story, he becomes her ally. They travel together to America to find Anthony and become unexpectedly close in the process.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated
Leading Actress
Golden Globe (2014)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Actress in a Leading Role
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Poster

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Some British retirees (Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy) decide to outsource their retirement to exotic -- and less expensive -- India. Lured by advertisements for the newly restored Marigold Hotel and imagining a life of leisure in lush surroundings, they arrive and find that the Marigold is actually a shell of its former self. Though their new home is not quite what they had imagined, the retirees find that life and love can begin again when they let go of their pasts.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Golden Globe (2013)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy