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.
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Dame Maggie Smith
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I wanted to be a serious actress, but of course that didn't really happen. I did Desdemona [at the National, opposite Olivier] with great discomfort and was terrified all the time. But then everyone was terrified of Larry.
Her twin brothers Ian and Alistair are six years older than she is. They are both architects.
Has often played grumpy, acid-witted ladies in the second half of her career.