She acted in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Hedda Gabler," in a National Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Jeremy Brett, Robert Stephens, John Moffatt, and Sheila Reid in the cast. Ingmar Bergman was director.
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Dame Maggie Smith
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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"I still miss him so much it's ridiculous. People say it gets better but it doesn't. It just gets different, that's all. Even in my dream I kept saying to him, 'You are dead. You can't be here'" [on her second husband, Beverley Cross
Made her stage debut with the Oxford University Dramatic Society as Viola in Shakespare's "Twelfth Night." Bird-dogged by an American theatrical impresario, the part led to her being cast in her Broadway debut in "New Faces of 1956."
Has often played grumpy, acid-witted ladies in the second half of her career.