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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 43 wins & 62 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 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 ... 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:

"I still miss him so much it's ridiculous. People say it gets better but it doesn't. It just gets different, that's all. Even in my dream I kept saying to him, 'You are dead. You can't be here'" [on her second husband, Beverley Cross]. See more »

Trivia:

Is a good friend of Judi Dench. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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