Maggie Smith shot the last three HP movies while undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer. She said she wouldn't allow it to beat her, and she was going to see the project through because it was one of her favorites in her career of acting. What an inspiration to us all
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Maggie Smith is a very successful and famous English actress who has won seven BAFTA awards, two Academy Awards, two Golden Globes, two Emmys, and two SAG Awards. She is best known for her roles in Othello, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Clash of the Titans, Hook, Sister Act, Harry Potter, and my current favorite, Downton Abbey.