She acted in Edna O'Brien and Virginia Woolf's play, "Virginia," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Nicholas Pennell and Patricia Connolly in the cast. Robin Phillips was director.
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Dame Maggie Smith
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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But there was an incredible nervousness about him. You couldn't do this, couldn't do that. Mustn't ride a bike, you'd be bound to fall off. Couldn't swim, you'd most certainly drown. [on her father]
She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1970 Queen's New Year Honours List and the DBE (Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1990 Queen's New Year Honours List for her services to drama.
Has often played grumpy, acid-witted ladies in the second half of her career.