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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 father was a teacher at Oxford University and her mother worked as a secretary. Smith has been married twice: to actor Robert Stephens and to playwright Beverley Cross. Her marriage to Stephens ended in divorce in 1974. She ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 40 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 My Old Lady (completed)
Mathilde Girard
 1990 Romeo.Juliet
Rosaline (voice)
 1984 A Private Function
Joyce Chilvers
 1984 Lily in Love
Lily Wynn
 1983 Better Late Than Never
Miss Anderson
 1982 The Missionary
Lady Isabel Ames
 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
 1958 Nowhere to Go
Bridget Howard
 1956 Child in the House
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Other Works:

She acted in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Hedda Gabler," in a National Theatre production at the Cambridge Theatre in London, England with Jeremy Brett, Robert Stephens, John Moffatt, Jeanne Watts, and Sheila Reid in the cast. Ingmar Bergman was director. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dame Maggie Smith

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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My career is chequered. Then I think I got pigeon-holed in humour; Shakespeare is not my thing. See more »

Trivia:

Appointed a CBE in 1970 and a DBE (Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) in 1990. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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