She acted in William Congreve's play, "The Double Dealer," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Judi Dench, Miles Malleson, Alec McCowen, Ursula Jeans, Donald Houston, and John Justin in the cast. Michael Benthall 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."
Won Broadway's 1990 Tony Award as Best Actress (Play) for "Lettice and Lovage." She was also nominated twice before in the same category: for a revival of Noel Coward
's "Private Lives" in 1975, and for "Night and Day" in 1980.
Has often played grumpy, acid-witted ladies in the second half of her career.