She acted in William Congreve's play, "The Double Dealer," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Judi Dench, Miles Malleson, Alec McCowen, Isabel Jeans, and Donald Houston in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.
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Dame Maggie Smith
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I tend to head for what's amusing because a lot of things aren't happy. But usually you can find a funny side to practically anything.
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.