Dame Judith Olivia "Judi" Dench, CH DBE FRSA (born December 9, 1934) is an English film, stage, and television actress, occasional singer, and author who is well known for her role as M in the James Bond films from 1995 to 2012. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Queen Elizabeth I of England in the 1998 romantic comedy-drama film Shakespeare in Love.
She has voiced Mrs. Calloway in Home on the Range, the current narrator of Spaceship Earth, and had a cameo as a wealthy woman in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. She will play Commander Julius Root in Artemis Fowl. She was mentioned in an episode of BUNK'D and in an episode of Jessie.