Judi’s best films
84 CHARING CROSS ROAD
Her 1987 performance as Nora Doel in
84 Charing Cross Road (above, with Anthony Hopkins) saw her nominated for a BAFTA for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Judi’s brave portrayal of Queen Victoria (above, with Billy Connolly) in 1997’s
Mrs Brown won her seven major awards, including a Golden Globe and BAFTA, and nominations for six others.
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
Queen Elizabeth I appeared only three times in 1998’s Shakespeare In Love
(above, with Colin Firth as Lord Wessex), but that did not stop Judi from winning the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the 1999 Academy Awards.
Judi was the first (and only) woman to play M in the James Bond film series (above, with Daniel Craig). She starred in seven James Bond films, including
GoldenEye (1995), Die Another Day
(2002), Casino Royale (2006), Quantum Of Solace (2008) and Skyfall (2012).
NOTES ON A SCANDAL
Her rendition in the starring role of Barbara Covett in the 2006 thriller, alongside Cate Blanchett, was met with nominations for the Academy, Golden Globes and BAFTAs.
THE BEST (AND SECOND BEST) EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL
As widowed Evelyn Greenslade, Judi worked alongside her friend Dame Maggie Smith in the 2011 and 2015 box-office hits set in India.