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Throughout her career Dench has won numerous awards and accolades including a BAFTA and an Emmy nomination.

She has appeared in a wide range of films ranging from Shakespeare to science fiction.

Dench gained widespread recognition for her role as Mma Ramotswe in the BBC series The African Queen 1962.

If you are a fan of British film and stage actress Judi Dench chances are you are well aware of her accolades.

Dench made her professional stage debut in 1957 in an adaptation of William Golding The Way We Live Now.

She was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2012 New Year Honours.

Her most recent book My Life So Far was published in February of this year.

Dench is a supporter of the Labour Party and has donated money to help them in elections over the years.

Here are some things you should know about her philanthropy

However it was her role as MI5 officer Julia in the action film Die Hard 1988 that made her a household name.

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