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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 George Bernard Shaw's play, "Saint Joan;" Harold Brighouse's play, Hobson's Choice;" play, "Andorra;" George Farquhar's play, "The Recruiting Officer;" and Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya;" in a National Theatre Repertoire production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Max Adrian, Colin Blakely, Tom ... 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 longed to be bright and most certainly never was. I was rather hopeless, I suspect. See more »

Trivia:

Although she played Nigel Hawthorne, John Wood and Ian McKellen's mother in Richard III (1995), she was more than five years younger than Hawthorne, four years younger than Wood and less than five years older than McKellen. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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