British actress Judi Dench
is delighted by her Best Actress Oscar nomination for her performance in Mrs. Henderson Presents
because she thoroughly enjoyed filming the saucy movie. The 71-year-old won the 1999 Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth in hit movie Shakespeare in Love
- and she would love to add the Best Actress statuette to her collection.
She says, "It's absolutely wonderful! I'm absolutely thrilled! I'm so happy to be nominated for something I loved filming every single day."
Dench is nominated alongside Reese Witherspoon
, Felicity Huffman
, Charlize Theron
and Keira Knightley
for the Best Actress award at the Oscars on March 5.
See more Oscar nominations here
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)