Dame Judi Dench (Narrator)
Born: 9th December 1934, Heworth, North Riding of Yorkshire, England
Dame Judith Olivia Dench is an English actress. Regarded as one of the best actresses in British history, she is seen as a "peerless performer" with roles ranging from the James Bond films to Shakespearean dramas. She has been named Britain's best actor on multiple occasions.
Dench made her professional debut in 1957 with the Old Vic Company. Over the following few years, she performed in several of Shakespeare's plays, in such roles as Ophelia in Hamlet, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth. Although most of Dench's work during this period was in theatre, she also branched into film work and won a BAFTA Award as Most Promising Newcomer.