She acted Tom Stoppard's play, "Night and Day," at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Patrick Mower and Edward De Souza in the cast. Peter Wood was director.
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Dame Maggie Smith
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on roles] "When you get into the granny era, you're lucky to get anything."
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.