BY DEEPIKA RAJANI ON OCTOBER 30, 2013
She's a seasoned actress of the screen and stage and now Judi Dench has revealed that she is an "avid fan" of the hit ITV drama Downton Abbey. Revealing that she likes to watch the show which stars her friend and fellow actress Dame Maggie Smith, Dench told the Metro in an interview: "I am an avid fan of Downton Abbey [featuring her fellow dame and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel co-star Maggie Smith]".
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Meanwhile, the 78 year-old also admitted that her family were "uncool" on the red carpet of the Oscars one year.
Recalling the experience of rubbing shoulders with some of Hollywood's greatest stars who were also walking the red carpet, Dench said:
"We had a wonderful time at it, my husband, when he was alive, and my daughter Finty, who nearly fainted when she met Antonio Banderas. We were all like children going: “Oh look, who’s there?” We were very, very uncool."
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