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

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Downton Abbey: Season 4: Episode 9 -- From PBS and Masterpiece - It's summer and as part of Rose's 'coming out' she is to be presented at Buckingham Palace. The family are in London, preparing Grantham House for the busy social program.

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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 #3.1" (2012)
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham: You Americans never understand the importance of tradition.
Martha Levinson: Yes we do. We just don't give it power over us... history and tradition took Europe into a world war. Maybe you should think about letting go of its hand.
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