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Dame Maggie Smith aka Violet Crawley, the Dowager Countess of Grantham, Professor Minerva McGonagall, Constance, Countess of Trentham, Reverend Mother, Jean Brodie, Muriel Donnelly, and countless other brilliant roles; What an actress!!! Love her role on Downton Abbey. She's still going string at 78 years young.
Maggie Smith: Actor Dame Margaret Natalie Smith, CH DBE is an English actress. She made her stage debut in 1952 and has had an extensive, varied career in stage, film and television spanning over sixty years. Born: December 28, 1934 (age 79), Ilford, Essex, England, UK Nationality: United Kingdom, British Height: 5' 4" Films: She made her film debut in 1956 as one of the party guests in Child in the House (1956). She has since performed in over sixty films and television series with some of the most prominent actors and actresses in the world. These include: Othello (1965) with Laurence Olivier, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969), California Suite (1978) with Michael Caine and Jane Fonda, A Room with a View (1985), Richard III (1995) with Ian McKellen and Jim Broadbent, Franco Zeffirelli's Tea with Mussolini (1999) with Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Cher and Gosford Park (2001) with Kristin Scott Thomas and Clive Owen, directed by Robert Altman. Maggie Smith has also been nominated for an Oscar six times and won twice, for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) and California Suite (1978). Most recently, Smith has appeared in the very successful 'Harry Potter' franchise as the formidable Professor McGonagall. Smith is a breast cancer survivor. Her most recent role has been in Julian Fellowes' ITV drama series, Downton Abbey (2010) (2010-2011) as the Dowager Countess Grathum.
Young Maggie Smith, who plays the Dowager Countess!
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Dame Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith "Blackglama" ad. Had to change her stage name to "Maggie Smith" as there already was an actress named "Margaret Smith" at the time she started in the profession.
"I tend to head for what's amusing because a lot of things aren't happy. But usually you can find a funny side to practically anything." ~ Maggie Smith, 1964 by Terence Donovan
Maggie Smith is amazing. Where is the contest where I can have chat over tea with her? She has had such an awesome career I am positive she has the best stories
Dame Margaret Natalie "Maggie" Smith, DBE, is an English film, stage and television actor. She has had an extensive career both on screen and in live theatre, and is known as one of Britain's pre-eminent actors.
One of the most amazing actresses of our time. The beautiful dame, Maggie Smith ♥ Love her.
Maggie Smith-fabulous! And she is still just as fabulous on Downton Abby !
Vintage Dame Maggie Smith