From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishDench, JudiJudi DenchDench, Ju‧di /dentʃ, ˈdʒuːdi/(1934–) a famous and respectedBritishactress, who appears in the theatre, in films, and on television. Her films include Shakespeare in Love (1998), Iris (2001), Notes on a Scandal (2006), and Philomena (2013). She is also known for playing the part of ‘M’ in James Bond films. She has won many awards, including an Oscar for Shakespeare in Love. Her officialtitle is Dame Judi Dench.