She acted in Wiliam Congreve's play, "The Way of the World," in the 1984 Chichester Festival Production at the Palace Theatre in Manchester, England with Michael Jayston, Joan Plowright, John Moffatt, and Tim Swinton in the cast. William Gaskill was director.
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Dame Maggie Smith
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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It's true I don't tolerate fools, but then they don't tolerate me, so I am spiky. Maybe that's why I'm quite good at playing spiky elderly ladies.
She was nominated for a Laurence Olivier
Theatre Award in 2000 (1999 season) for Best Actress for her performance in "The Lady in the Van" at the Queen's Theatre.
Has often played grumpy, acid-witted ladies in the second half of her career.