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Poll: Favorite Dame of the British Empire among living actresses

On December 31 Angela Lansbury joined an elite group of female performers by becoming a Dame of the British Empire after being recognized by Queen Elizabeth II in 2014 New Year's Honours List for for her services to drama and to charitable work and philanthropy. Which of this distinguished acting "Dames" is your favorite?

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    Angela Lansbury

    2013 Honorary Oscar recipient and a 3-time Academy Awards nominee for Gaslight (1944), The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) and The Manchurian Candidate (1962).
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    Helen Mirren

    Academy Award winner for The Queen (2006).
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    Maggie Smith

    2-time Academy Awards winner for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) and California Suite (1978).
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    Judi Dench

    Academy Award winner for Shakespeare in Love (1998).
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    Julie Andrews

    Academy Award winner for Mary Poppins (1964).
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    Eileen Atkins

    Emmy Award winner for Cranford (2007).
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    Diana Rigg

    Emmy Award winner for Rebecca (1997).
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    Joan Plowright

    Academy Award nominee for Enchanted April (1991).
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    Harriet Walter

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    Janet Suzman

    Academy Award nominee for Nicholas and Alexandra (1971).
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    Penelope Keith

    2-time BAFTA Awards winner for The Good Life (1975) and The Norman Conquests (1977).

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