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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 46 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Lady in the Van (completed)
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 William Shakespeare's play, "Othello," in a National Theatre Company production at the Queen's Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Frank Finlay, Robert Lang, John Stride, Michael Turner, Graham Crowden, Anthony Hopkins (played Messenger), Edward Hardwicke, Edward Petherbridge, Christopher Timothy, ... See more »

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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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I love it, I'm privileged to do it and I don't know where I'd be without it. [on acting] See more »

Trivia:

Not only does she frequently work with Judi Dench, but they have also both worked with each other's children. Maggie worked with Finty Williams in Gosford Park (2001), while Dench worked with Toby Stephens in Die Another Day (2002). See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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