She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Othello," in a National Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Frank Finlay, Robert Lang, John Stride, Michael Turner, Graham Crowden, Anthony Hopkins (played Messenger), Edward Hardwicke, Edward Petherbridge, Christopher Timothy, ...
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Dame Maggie Smith
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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"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
She and her first husband, Robert Stephens
, appeared together in "Much Ado About Nothing". In 1993, Kenneth Branagh
and Emma Thompson
, who were also married at the time, played the same roles. Smith later worked with both Branagh and Thompson in the "Harry Potter" films.
Has often played grumpy, acid-witted ladies in the second half of her career.