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One of the world's most famous and distinguished actresses, Dame Maggie Smith was born Margaret Natalie Smith in Essex. Her Scottish mother, Margaret (Hutton), worked as a secretary, and her English father, Nathaniel Smith, was a teacher at Oxford University. Smith has been married twice: to actor Robert Stephens and to playwright Beverley Cross. ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 44 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Lady in the Van (post-production)
Miss Shepherd
 1990 Romeo.Juliet
Rosaline (voice)
 1984 Lily in Love
Lily Wynn
 1983 Better Late Than Never
Miss Anderson
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War
Music Hall Star
 1967 The Honey Pot
Sarah Watkins
 1964 The Pumpkin Eater
Philpot
 1962 Go to Blazes
Chantal
 1956 Child in the House
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Other Works:

She acted in George Farquhar's play, "The Beaux Strategem", in a National Theatre production at the Cambridge Theatre in London, England with Robert Stephens, Ronald Pickup and Jeanne Watts in the cast. William Gaskill was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dame Maggie Smith

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

"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]. See more »

Trivia:

Is one of 14 Best Actress Oscar winners to have not accepted their Academy Award in person, Smith's being for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969). The others are Katharine Hepburn, Claudette Colbert, Joan Crawford, Judy Holliday, Vivien Leigh, Anna Magnani, Ingrid Bergman, Sophia Loren, Anne Bancroft, Patricia Neal, Elizabeth Taylor, Glenda Jackson and Ellen Burstyn. See more »

Trademark:

Has often played grumpy, acid-witted ladies in the second half of her career.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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