JUDI DENCH ‘MY FAMILY'S ROYAL PAST!'
New Idea|October 25, 2021
HER TIES TO THE DANISH MONARCHY LEFT THE DAME LOST FOR WORDS

She’s played Queen Victoria twice on the big screen and is considered British acting royalty. But Dame Judi Dench recently discovered she has ancestral ties to real-life nobility too!

Indeed, the 86-year-old actress, who also won an Oscar for playing Queen Elizabeth I in Shakespeare in Love, was quite overwhelmed to learn that in the 1500s, her 10-time great-aunt was lady-in-waiting to the reigning Queen of Denmark.

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