In June 2020, who became the oldest person to be featured on the cover of the British 'Vogue' magazine?
Dame Judith Olivia Dench (born 9 December 1934) is an English actress. Regarded as one of the best actresses in British history, she is seen as a "peerless performer" with roles ranging from the James Bond films to Shakespearean dramas. She has been named Britain's best actor on multiple occasions.
In June 2020, Judi Dench starred on her first ever 'Vogue' cover at the age of 85. Photographed in early February and interviewed under the looming spectre of Covid-19 over the following weeks, Judi is the oldest person ever to grace the cover of 'Vogue'.
'Vogue' is an American monthly fashion and lifestyle magazine that covers many topics, including fashion, beauty, culture, living, and runway. Based in New York City, it began as a weekly newspaper in 1892 before becoming a monthly magazine years later.
The British 'Vogue', launched in 1916, was the first international edition, while the Italian version 'Vogue Italia' has been called the top fashion magazine in the world. As of today, there are 26 international editions.