Judi Dench, DiCaprio to enter Shakespeare Hall Of FameFebruary 5th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Dame Judi Dench and Leonardo DiCaprio are among the few stars who have been selected to be inducted into a new Hall Of Fame dedicated to William Shakespeare.
The hall honours the performers, directors and artists inspired by the great dramatist’’s body of work.
To be erected in the playwright’’s birthplace in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England, the hall of fame is due to open in April (09) - the month of both Shakespeare’’s birth and death.
Dench toured with esteemed theatre troupe the Royal Shakespeare Company in the 1960s, reports Contactmusic.
On the other hand, the Titanic star played the tragic lead role in the 1996′’s Romeo & Juliet.
Actors Laurence Olivier, Kenneth Branagh and Patrick Stewart - who have all played various Shakespearean characters on stage and screen - will also join the celebrated display. (ANI)
- Judi Dench voted greatest stage star - Dec 17, 2010
- Stephen Sondheim to be honoured at Olivier Awards - Mar 05, 2011
- 'My Week With Marilyn' - layered, poignant (IANS Movie Review) - Feb 26, 2012
- Emma Watson to star in Marilyn Monroe movie - Sep 25, 2010
- Emma Watson to star in 'Marilyn' movie? - Sep 24, 2010
- Dicaprio was Seyfried's favourite actor as a child - Feb 23, 2011
- Dame Judi Dench breaks her toes - Feb 17, 2011
- Audience stages walk out over Royal Shakespeare Company's production - Sade - Oct 24, 2011
- Michelle Williams To Play Marilyn Monroe In 'My Week With Marilyn' - Oct 11, 2010
- Zeta-Jones turns down Vivien Leigh role to spend time with ill hubby - Oct 01, 2010
- Dame Judi Dench breaks her toes on 'J. Edgar' set - Feb 17, 2011
- Watts to star in John Edgar Hoover's biopic - Jan 29, 2011
- Fury over Romeo and Juliet sex shop opening next to Bard's birthplace - May 30, 2009
- Dame Judi Dench always wanted to work with Clint Eastwood - Jan 26, 2011
- US scholar keen on Shakespearean theatre in India - Jan 24, 2012
Tags: birth and death, dame judi dench, dramatist, hall of fame, judi dench, kenneth branagh, laurence olivier, lead role, leonardo dicaprio, patrick stewart, playwright, royal shakespeare company, shakespeare, shakespeare hall, shakespearean characters, stratford upon avon, stratford upon avon england, theatre troupe, titanic star, william shakespeare