She acted in Peter Shaffer's play, "Lettice and Lovage," at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Margaret Tyzack and Richard Pearson in the cast.
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Dame Maggie Smith
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I longed to be bright and most certainly never was. I was rather hopeless, I suspect.
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.