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Violet Crawley (Character)
from "Downton Abbey" (2010)

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Biography:
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham, is Robert's mother and the grandmother of Mary... See more »
Alternate Names:
Dowager Countess of Grantham / Violet

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  1. "Downton Abbey"
    ... aka "Masterpiece Classic" - USA (informal title)
        - Christmas Special (2015) TV episode, Played by Maggie Smith
        - Episode #6.8 (2015) TV episode, Played by Maggie Smith
        - Episode #6.7 (2015) TV episode, Played by Maggie Smith
        - Episode #6.6 (2015) TV episode, Played by Maggie Smith
        - Episode #6.5 (2015) TV episode, Played by Maggie Smith
          (47 more)
  2. Text Santa 2014 (2014) (TV) Played by Maggie Smith
  3. Downton Abbey Revisited (2012) (TV) Played by Maggie Smith
  4. Comic Relief: Uptown Downstairs Abbey (2011) (TV) Played by Jennifer Saunders (as Dowager Countess of Grantham)
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  1. "This Morning"
        - Episode dated 26 October 2011 (2011) TV episode, Played by Maggie Smith

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From "Downton Abbey: Episode #3.4" (2012)
Matthew Crawley: So what was the deal you managed to extract from the Home Secretary?
Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham: They don't want to make a martyr of him
[Tom]
Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham: .
Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham: ...and with Sybil, they think they could have another Maud Gonne on their hands, or Lady Gregory, or worse if they're not careful.
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham: Lady Gregory, Countess Markievicz - why are the Irish rebels so well born?
Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham: Whatever the reason, I don't want Lady Sybil Branson to join their ranks. Mercifully, neither do the Irish authorities.
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