She acted in George Farquhar's play, "The Recruiting Officer," in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Max Adrian, Michael Turner, Derek Jacobi, Robert Stephens, Colin Blakely, John Stride, Mike Gambon, Mary Miller, and Lynn Redgrave in the cast. William Gaskill was ...
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Dame Maggie Smith
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I like the ephemeral thing about theatre, every performance is like a ghost - it's there and then it's gone.
Educated at the High School for Girls in Oxford, she started out in the theater as a prompt girl and understudy at the Oxford Repertory. She claims she never went on as no one ever fell ill.
Has often played grumpy, acid-witted ladies in the second half of her career.