Judi Dench "Severely" Injured In Fall


Mar. 20 2009, Published 10:01 a.m. ET

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James Bond star Dame Judi Dench has suffered a "severely sprained ankle" after falling in the street.

The veteran actress -- who plays M in the 007 movies -- was leaving a London theater after a perfomance and tripped outside the stage door, according to a British paper.

An onlooker told The Sun: “It was absolutely horrifying, seeing Dame Judi fall like that.

“One minute I was saying to my friend 'there's Dame Judi' and the next minute she fell over, grasping her arm and screeching in pain."

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Apparently Dame Judi refused an ambulance but had her assistants take her to ER, where doctors told her she had a severely sprained ankle and that she'd have to take some time off from the show.

Feel better soon Dame Judi!


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