Judi Dench ‘can’t read anymore’ due to failing eyesight

Actor reveals macular degeneration has left her unable to read scripts or watch films – but says ‘somehow I get by’The Oscar-winning actor Dame Judi Dench has spoken of how her failing eyesight has left her unable to read scripts and struggling to watch films.Dench suffers from macular degeneration, an age-related condition that leads to a gradual loss of vision, which her mother also had.But the actor, 79, who has notched up 95 award nominations during her illustrious career, balked at suggestions her career would slow down because of failing health.She told the Hollywood Reporter: “I never want to make much of it, but it is difficult – very, very difficult.”I can’t read anymore. I can’t paint like I used to. I try to watch movies, but it’s quite difficult. But these are all of the ne…

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