How old was Judi Dench in her first movie: The Cherry Orchard?

Judi Dench was 26 in The Cherry Orchard when she played the character 'Anya'.

That was over 62 years ago in 1962.

This was her first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be her first actual acting role).

Today she is 89, and has starred in 119 movies in total, 118 of those since The Cherry Orchard was released.

How old do you think she looks in the movie?

In The Cherry Orchard, I think Judi Dench looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Michael Elliott has worked with Judi Dench just once in her career.
  • Judi Dench's first movie was as 'Anya' in The Cherry Orchard, released in 1962 when she was 26
  • The Cherry Orchard scores 8 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of The Cherry Orchard

Judi Dench's other movies