|Date Of Birth||September 24, 1972|
|Age||48 years 4 months 1 days|
|Day of Birth||Sunday|
|Place Of Birth||London, England|
|Professions||Actress , Voice actress|
|Full Name||Tara Cressida Frances Williams|
|Ethnicities||Caucasian , British|
|Body Features & Measurements|
5 Feet 5 Inches
|Eye colors||Brown , Green|
|Father||Michael Leonard Williams (Actor; 1935-2001; died of lung cancer)|
|Mother||Dame Judith Olivia Dench (Actress, Author)|
|Son||Sam Michael Williams (born on 6 June 1997)|
|Cousins|| Sarah Dench (Teacher ; Daughter of Jeffery Dench) |
Emma Dench (Roman historian ; Daughter of Jeffery Dench)
Clare Dench (Daughter of Jeffery Dench)
|Uncles|| Jeffery Dench (Maternal; 1928-2014;Actor) |
Peter Dench (Paternal;)
|Grandfather||Reginald Arthur Dench (Paternal; physician; 1897-1964)|
|Grandmother||Eleanora Olave Jones (Maternal)|
|Aunts|| Betty Martin (Wife of Jeffery Dench) |
Ann Curtis (Wife of Jeffery Dench)
|Relatives|| Sebastian Elmaloglou |
|Great Grandfather||George Dench (Maternal Paternal)|
|Great-grandmother||Bessie Smith Dench (Maternal Paternal)|
|Godmother||Barbara Leigh-Hunt (Actress)|
|Education (Graduation)||Graduation in Drama (Central School of Speech and Drama)|
|Alma Mater||Central School of Speech and Drama|
|Love, Romance, Marriage|
|Boyfriends|| Joseph Timms |
|Social Networks, Web links|
|Twitter Profile||Finty Williams Twitter Profile|
|Instagram Profile||Finty Williams Instagram Profile|
|Net worth||$1 Million|
Finty Williams is a British actress. She is known for her roles- Janet in Gosford Park(2001), Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest(2002), Lady Macduff in Macbeth(2014), Princess Helena in Mrs. Brown(1997), Peggy Kendall in Born and Bred
Recently, she has voiced the character Scootio Wizzbang in the British animated series "Ricky Zoom".
Tara Cressida Frances Williams was born on 24th September 1972 to Michael Williams(Father)- an actor & Judi Dench(Mother)- an Actress, Author.
Actor Jeffery Dench is her maternal uncle, He was primarily a theatre artist who had appeared in TV series & movies such as- First Knight (1995), The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982), The Wars of the Roses (1965-1970) and others. He was married to Betty Martin (speech therapist) with whom he had a daughter named Emma Dench.
Her Maternal cousin Emma Dench is an English ancient historian. She is married to Jonathan Bowker (artist) & has a son named Jacob.
[Gorgeous Finty Williams with Mom]
Mother- Judi Dench
Judith Olivia Dench was born on 9th December 1934 in Heworth, North Riding of Yorkshire, England to Eleanora Olive Jones and Reginald Arthur Dench (A doctor)
Judi Dench is an Oscar award-winning actress, known for her works such as- Skyfall (2012), Notes on a Scandal(2006), Shakespeare in Love (1998), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) and others. She has more than 175 nominations from her works 120+ works in the industry.
She was honored with the title of Dame in 1988. an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 1970. She became a fellow of the British Film Institute (BFI) in June 2011
She is a quaker by her religion. Speaking of its influence on her life, she said "I think it informs everything I do ... I couldn't be without it."
Finty gave her mother a tattoo as a gift for her 81st birthday, the tattoo etched on the inside of her wrist read "Carpe Diem" which is "Seize the Day" in Latin.
Finty made Judi a "Colin the caterpillar" cake for her 83rd birthday in 2017.
Image: Finty Williams with her Mom Judi Dench
Father- Michael Williams
Michael Leonard Williams was born on 9th July 1935 in Liverpool, England. Michael was a St Edward's College graduate who entered the theatre world after a job at insurance office.
Michael is known for his works such as Henry V (1989), Eagle in a Cage (1972), A Fine Romance (1981-1984), Conjugal Rites (1993-1994) among others. He has more than 50 works to his credit.
Michael married Judi Dench on 5th February 1971, they have starred together in John Webster's play 'The Duchess of Malfi'. They remained married until his death in 2001.
Michael had been the chairman of 'British Catholic Stage Guild' for many years, he was also the president of Roman Catholic Actors' Guild. He was nominated for the 'Top TV Comedy Actor' award at the 1995 British Comedy Awards.
Pope John Paul II appointed Michael as the Knight of St Gregory (KSG) for his contribution towards the Catholic life of Britain on 10th January 2001. Michael died the next day (11th January 2001) from lung cancer at the age of 65.
[Baby Finty Williams, Mom Judi Dench, dad Michael Williams]
Son- Sam Michael Williams
[Finty Williams, son Sam Williams & Mom Judi Dench]
She had a baby boy born on 6th June 1997 at the age of 24, the boy is named Sam Michael Williams. She has raised her son as a single parent, the boy's father is unknown to the public.
Sam is a teaching assistant, Sam's TikTok videos with dame Judi Dench during the Corona Pandemic went viral on the internet. The Grandson and the grandmother were seen having fun through the internet (since pandemic didn't allow meeting in person)
Sam passionately supports anti-bullying campaigns.
Sam and Finty sometimes appear together on Sam's TikTok videos
[Sam Williams and Finty Williams] (courtesy: https://firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sam has an uncanny resemblance to the British singer Ed Sheeran, and he sings In Love with the shape of you too.
- Central School of Speech and Drama: Finty Williams graduate from Central School of Speech and Drama (Royal Central School of Speech & Drama) in 1994, a training institute for young actors, Finty's mom Judi Dench was alumni of the institution. Other prominent alumni are- Laurence Olivier, Vanessa Redgrave, Harold Pinter, Kit Harington.
Finty Williams and Joe
Finty started dating Joe before 2017, the two were going strong in 2019. The current status of their dating is not known.
[Finty Williams with boyfriend Joe]
[Finty Williams and Joe]
Facts & Trivia
- The name's Finty: Finty's actual name is 'Tara Cressida Frances Williams'. Her parents fondly called her Finty at home, she later used that as her stage name when she entered theatre world.
- Movies with her mother: She has appeared in numerous movies with her mother Judi Dench such as-
- The Torch(1992)
- Mrs. Brown(1997)
- Angelina Ballerina(2001)
- Angelina Ballerina: The Show Must Go On(2002)
- Ladies in Lavender(2004)
- Angelina Ballerina: Angelina's Princess Dance(2005)
- Angelina Ballerina: Angelina Sets Sail(2006)
- Angelina Ballerina: The Silver Locket(2007)
- I've Got Your Number: She narrated the audiobook version of the Novel I've Got Your Number (2012) by Sophie Kinsella.
- When Finty was pregnant with her son Sam Williams she did not tell her mother about the pregnancy until the last days of pregnancy.
- Her parents were co-stars in the theater play 'The Duchess of Malfi', they got married in the same year.
- She is the only child of her parents, her parents tried to adopt another baby but were unsuccessful.
- She loves pets, she has dogs, cats, goldfish, ducks, moorhens, hamster at home.
- Her favorite pubs: The Bell, The Castle, Rock & Rose
- She likes to go to Richmond Park to walk or cycling.
- Her twitter bio reads- "Diminutive actress with a big laugh"
- Brexit: She supported Remain for Brexit
- As Time Goes By (1992): Her picture appears in the opening credits of the movie
- Godmother: Actress Barbara Leigh-Hunt (known for playing Lady Catherine de Bourgh in Pride and Prejudice(1995), Brenda Blaney in Frenzy (1972), Lady Bareacres in Vanity Fair(2004)), a close friend of Dame Judi Dench is the godmother of Finty.
- Pets: She has a white cat named Ronnie.
- Photography: Finty likes capturing pictures of nature, animals, and birds. Especially her cat Ronnie
Like Mother like Daughter
Finty Williams looks a lot like young Judi Dench, Both Judi and Finty have talked about the resemblance. Finty posted an Instagram picture comparing her 45-year-old self to her mother's younger version. We have made a comparison pic, take a look
[Finty Williams- Young Judi Dench]
Judi Dench and Finty Williams often attend award functions together. Judi Dench revealed that she still gets starstruck at these events looking at other stars. "We’re always "oh, look at that!' 'over there!' We don't behave in grown-up ways at all," said Judi in an interview with People magazine.
Apart from her work in the movies/ TV series. Finty has done considerable work on the radio as well. She has voiced the character "La Charlotte" in the Doctor Who: Demon Quest - The Demon Of Paris
Finty has voiced various audiobooks, some notable ones are:
|2020||Chain of Gold (The Last Hours Book One)||Cassandra Clare|
|2019||Hawkmaiden Spellmonger Cadet Series Vol I II||Terry Mancour|
|2019||The Perfect Nanny||Leila Slimani|
|2018||Tell Me You're Mine||Elisabeth Norebäck||co-narration: Gabrielle Glaister, Jane Collingwood|
|2017||The Girl Before||JP Delaney||co-narration: Emilia Fox, Lise Aagaard Knudsen|
|2011||I've Got Your Number||Sophie Kinsella|
|2011||Emily Windsnap and the Siren's Secret||
|2009||Winnie-the-Pooh||A.A. Milne||co-narration: Stephen Fry, Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Geoffrey Palmer, Jane Horrocks, Steven Webb, Robert Daws|
|2009||The House at Pooh Corner||A.A. Milne||co-narration: Stephen Fry, Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Steven Webb, Geoffrey Palmer, Jane Horrocks, Robert Daws, Sandi Toksvig|
|2009||Emily Windsnap and the Castle in the Mist||Liz Kessler|
|2009||Emily Windsnap and the Monster from the Deep||Liz Kessler||Publisher: Listening Library|
|2007||Angelina on Stage (Angelina Ballerina)||Katharine Holabird||
Publisher: Puffin Books
Illustrator: Helen Craig
|2006||The Tail of Emily Windsnap||Liz Kessler|
|2003||The Angelina Ballerina Story Collection||Katharine Holabird||Publisher: Penguin Children's Audiobooks|
|Schadenfreude||Gossip Live Broadcaster|
|2017||We Can Be Heroes||Aunty Karen|
|2015||The Vote||Lola Parkes||
Finty played the daughter of the character played by her real mother Judi Dench
|2012||Run for Your Wife|
|2007||Angelina Ballerina: The Silver Locket||Angelina Mouseling (voice)||Direct to Video|
|2007||The Good Night||Studio Assistant|
|2006||Angelina Ballerina: Angelina Sets Sail||Angelina Mouseling (voice)|
|2005||Angelina Ballerina: Angelina's Princess Dance||Angelina Mouseling (voice)||Direct to Video|
|2004||Ladies in Lavender||Pretty Local Girl|
|2002||Angelina Ballerina: The Show Must Go On||Mrs. Harriet Hodgepodge (voice)||TV Movie|
|2002||The Importance of Being Earnest||Young Lady Bracknell|
|1997||Mrs. Brown||Princess Helena|
|1993||The Secret Rapture||Greta|
|1993||The Mystery of Edwin Drood||Rosa|
|2019-2020||Ricky Zoom||Scootio Wizzbang (voice)||34 episodes|
|2015||Doc Martin||Debbie Sparrock||Episode: "Control-Alt-Delete"|
"June 1842", "August 1842", "Return to Cranford: Part Two - October 1844"
|2001-2006||Angelina Ballerina||Angelina Mouseling||17 episodes|
|2004||Born and Bred||Peggy Kendall||
"A Small Flourish", "Thick as Thieves", "A House Divided"
|1999||Wives and Daughters||Miss Danby||Season 1 Episode 4|
|1996||Tales from the Crypt||Lucy||Episode: "About Face"|
|1992||The Torch||Cal||6 Episodes|
|2009||Waiting in Rhyme||Mrs. Adams|
|2007||Expresso||Elizabeth (Cream Tea)|
|2017||AIR Theatre||directed by Kevin Mallory|
Writer: Noël Coward
Co-stars: Jenny Seagrove, Dawn Steele
cast: Marton Csokas, Rebecca Hall, Simon Callow 
|2012||Rose Maylie||Oliver Twist||
production: Focus on the Family Radio Theatre
writer: Charles Dickens
|Party Piece||co-star: Richard Harris|
|The Chiltern Hundreds|
|Silas Marner||older Eppie||Production: Focus on the Family Radio Theatre|
|Little Women||Amy March||Production: Focus on the Family Radio Theatre|
|Christmas Day at Kirkby Cottage||Isabel Lownd||Production: Focus on the Family Radio Theatre|
|1999||The Chiltern Hundreds||
Writer: William Douglas Home
Venue: Vaudeville Theatre in London, England
Cast: Edward Fox, Polly Adams, Malcolm Rennie, Moray Watson
Director: Ray Cooney
|1997||The Collected Stories of Winnie the Pooh||Roo|
|1994||The Clandestine Marriage||
Venue: Queen's Theatre in London, England
Writers: David Garrick, George Coleman'
Co-stars: Nigel Hawthorne, Susan Engel, Deborah Findlay, Jonathan Cullen, Christopher Benjamin, Cyril Shaps
- Just sometimes a hug can make everything better
- I love LA. All the shops are playing songs about snow and being cold, and then you walk outside and everyone is in shorts.
- Hope you do something today that makes you really happy
- Let’s all be really kind to everyone we meet today.
- We must not fight negativity with fear.