Maggie Smith

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Dame Margaret Natalie Smith, DBE (born 28 December 1934), better known as Maggie Smith, is an English film, stage, and television actress who made her stage debut in 1952 and is still performing after 59 years. She has won numerous awards for acting, both for the stage and for film, including five BAFTA Awards, two Academy Awards, two Golden Globes, two Emmy Awards, two Laurence Olivier Awards, two SAG Awards, and a Tony Award. Her critically acclaimed films include Othello (1965), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969), California Suite (1978), Clash of the Titans (1981), A Room with a View (1985), and Gosford Park (2001). She has also appeared in a number of widely-popular films, including Sister Act (1992) and as Professor Minerva McGonagall in the Harry Potter series. Smith has also appeared in the recent hit TV series "Downton Abbey" (2010-2011) as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Dame Margaret Natalie Smith, DBE (born 28 December 1934), better known as Maggie Smith, is an English film, stage, and television actress who made her stage debut in 1952 and is still performing after 59 years. She has won numerous awards for acting, both for the stage and for film, including five BAFTA Awards, two Academy Awards, two Golden Globes, two Emmy Awards, two Laurence Olivier Awards, two SAG Awards, and a Tony Award. Her critically acclaimed films include Othello (1965), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969), California Suite (1978), Clash of the Titans (1981), A Room with a View (1985), and Gosford Park (2001). She has also appeared in a number of widely-popular films, including Sister Act (1992) and as Professor Minerva McGonagall in the Harry Potter series. Smith has also appeared in the recent hit TV series "Downton Abbey" (2010-2011) as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Maggie Smith, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender -

Known Credits 74

Birthday 1934-12-28

Place of Birth Ilford Borough, Essex, United Kingdom

Adult Actor False

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2015 The Lady in the Van as Miss Shepherd
2015 The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel as Muriel Donnelly
2014 My Old Lady as Mathilde Girard
2013 Talking Pictures(1 episode) as Herself
2012 Quartet as Jean Horton
2011 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel as Muriel Donnelly
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 as Minerva McGonagall
2011 Gnomeo & Juliet as Lady Bluebury (voice)
2010 Downton Abbey(58 episodes) as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
2010 Nanny McPhee Returns as Mrs. Docherty
2009 Creating The World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic Begins as Herself
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince as Professor Minerva McGonagall
2009 From Time to Time as Linnet
2007 Capturing Mary as Mary Gilbert
2007 Capturing Mary(1 episode)
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix as Minerva McGonagall
2007 Becoming Jane as Lady Gresham
2005 Keeping Mum as Grace Hawkins
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire as Minerva McGonagall
2004 Ladies in Lavender as Janet
2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban as Professor Minerva McGonagall
2004 Wizard People, Dear Reader as Hardcastle McCormick, Softcastle McCormick
2003 My House in Umbria as Mrs. Emily Delahunty
2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets as Professor Minerva McGonagall
2002 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood as Caro Eliza Bennett
2001 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone as Professor Minerva McGonagall
2001 Gosford Park as Constance Trentham
2000 The Last September as Lady Myra Naylor
1999 David Copperfield as Betsey Trotwood
1999 All the King's Men as Queen Alexandra
1999 Tea with Mussolini as Lady Hester Random
1998 Curtain Call as Lily Marlowe
1997 Washington Square as Aunt Lavinia Penniman
1996 The First Wives Club as Gunilla Garson Goldberg
1995 Richard III as Duchess of York
1993 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit as Mother Superior
1993 The Secret Garden as Mrs. Medlock
1993 Suddenly, Last Summer as Violet Venable
1992 Sister Act as Mother Superior
1991 Hook as Granny Wendy
1988 Talking Heads
1987 The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne as Judith Hearne
1986 A Room with a View as Charlotte Bartlett
1984 A Private Function as Joyce Chilvers
1984 Lily in Love as Lily Wynn
1983 Better Late Than Never as Miss Anderson
1982 The Missionary as Lady Isabel Ames
1982 Evil Under the Sun as Daphne Castle
1982 The Making of Agatha Christie's 'Evil Under the Sun' as herself / Daphne Castle
1981 Quartet as Lois Heidler
1981 Clash of the Titans as Thetis
1978 California Suite as Diana Barrie
1978 Death on the Nile as Miss Bowers
1978 Death on the Nile: Making of Featurette as Miss Bowers
1976 Murder by Death as Dora Charleston
1973 Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing as Lila Fisher
1972 Travels With My Aunt as Augusta Bertram
1972 The Millionairess as Epifania
1972 The Merchant of Venice as Portia
1969 Oh! What a Lovely War as Music Hall Star
1969 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie as Jean Brodie
1968 Hot Millions as Patty Terwilliger Smith
1967 The Honey Pot as Sarah Watkins
1967 Much Ado About Nothing as Beatrice
1965 Othello as Desdemona
1965 Play of the Month(1 episode)
1965 Young Cassidy as Nora
1964 The Pumpkin Eater as Philpot
1963 The VIP's as Miss Mead
1962 Go to Blazes as Chantal
1958 Nowhere to Go as Bridget Howard
1929 The Academy Awards(2 episodes)
1900 Talking Heads(0 episodes)
1900 Francesco's Italy: Top to Toe(1 episode)

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