She played Beatrice in William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Robert Stephens, Albert Finney, Derek Jacobi, Ian McKellen, Lynn Redgrave, Edward Petherbridge, Frank Finlay, Ronald Pickup, Michael York, and Christopher Timothy in the cast. ...
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Dame Maggie Smith
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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If I could attend Hogwarts as a student, I would be most excited to attend the potions class taught by Severus because it is the most exotic.
The fight scene between her and Alan Rickman
in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
(2011) was almost scrapped during the script process of the film. Her character was to be written out of the scene and replaced by another character. However, author 'J.K Rowling' insisted that the fight should involve the same characters as those in the novel, as she saw it as a key moment for Smith's ...
Has often played grumpy, acid-witted ladies in the second half of her career.