She acted in Jean Cocteau's play, "The Infernal Machine," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Robert Eddison and Jim Carter in the cast. Simon Callow 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
Was a member of the Old Vic Company from 1959 to 1963, when the company was dissolved. It served as the basis for the new National Theatre being organized by Laurence Olivier
, whom invited her to join. She gave a memorable performance as Desdemona opposite Olivier's Othello at The National Theatre's temporary home at the Old Vic theater building in 1964. Repeating the performance in the 1965 film...
Has often played grumpy, acid-witted ladies in the second half of her career.