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 love it, I'm privileged to do it and I don't know where I'd be without it. [on acting]
Won Broadway's 1990 Tony Award as Best Actress (Play) for "Lettice and Lovage." She was also nominated twice before in the same category: for a revival of Noël Coward
's "Private Lives" in 1975, and for "Night and Day" in 1980.
Has often played grumpy, acid-witted ladies in the second half of her career.