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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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  The Lady in the Van (pre-production)
Miss Shepherd
 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, "The Master Builder," in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Michael Redgrave, Derek Jacobi, Max Adrian, Celia JOhnson, and Lynn Redgrave in the cast. Peter Wood 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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Personal Quote:

It's true I don't tolerate fools but then they don't tolerate me, so I am spiky. Maybe that's why I'm quite good at playing spiky elderly ladies. See more »

Trivia:

Grandmother to Eli (b. May 2007), Tallulah (b. May 2009), and Kura (b. September 2010), all via son Toby Stephens. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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