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Maggie Smith

Television Actress / Film Actress / Character Actress / Stage Actress | * 12/28/1934 (86) | Ilford, Essex, England (United Kingdom (UK))
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Dame Margaret Natalie Smith (born 28 December 1934) is an English actress. She has had an extensive career on stage, film, and television, which began in the mid-1950s. Smith has appeared in more than 60 films and over 70 plays, and is one of Britain's most recognisable actresses. She was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II in 1990 for contributions to the performing arts, and a Companion of Honour in 2014 for services to drama. Smith began her career on stage as a student, performing at the Oxford Playhouse in 1952, and made her professional debut on Broadway in New Faces of '56. For her work on the London stage, she has won a record six Best Actress Evening Standard Awards for The Private Ear and The Public Eye (both 1962), Hedda Gabler (1970), Virginia (1981), The Way of the World (1984), Three Tall Women (1994), and A German Life (2019). She received Tony Award nominations for Private Lives (1975) and Night and Day (1979), before winning the 1990 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for Lettice and Lovage. She appeared in Stratford Shakespeare Festival productions of Antony and Cleopatra (1976) and Macbeth (1978), and West End productions of A Delicate Balance (1997) and The Breath of Life (2002). She received the Society of London Theatre Special Award in 2010. On screen, ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Maggie Smith

Society of London Theatre Special Award Academy Award for Best Actress Dame Commander of The Order of The British Empire Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Fellowship Award 4x BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play Honorary Doctor of The University of St Andrews Companion of Honour 4x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 2x Academy Award for Best Actress Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play 2x European Film Award – Jameson People's Choice Award – Best Actress

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Movies with Maggie Smith as Actress(80)

as Violet Crawley2021 Downton Abbey 2
as Aunt Carlotta2021 A Boy Called Christmas
as Violet Crawley2019 Downton Abbey
as Lady Bluebury (voice)2018 Sherlock Gnomes
as herself2018 Nothing Like a Dame
as Reading (voice)2017 Woolf Works
as Miss Shepherd2015 The Lady in the Van
as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham2015 Downton Abbey: Christmas Special 2015
as Mathilde Girard2014 My Old Lady
as Jean Horton2012 Quartet
as Muriel Donnelly2011 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
as Lady Bluebury (voice)2011 Gnomeo & Juliet
as Agatha Rose Doherty2010 Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
as Linnet2010 From Time to Time
as Minerva McGonagall2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
as Mary Gilbert2007 Capturing Mary
as Lady Gresham2007 Becoming Jane
as Minerva McGonagall2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
as Grace Hawkins2005 Keeping Mum
as Janet2004 Ladies in Lavender
as Mrs. Emily Delahunty2003 My House in Umbria
as Caro Eliza Bennett2002 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
as Professor McGonagall2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
as Herself (uncredited)2002 The Making of 'Gosford Park'
as Constance Trentham2001 Gosford Park
as Lady Myra Naylor2000 The Last September
as Queen Alexandra1999 All the King's Men
as Lady Hester Random1999 Tea with Mussolini
as Lily Marlowe1998 Curtain Call
as Aunt Lavinia Penniman1997 Washington Square
as Gunilla Garson Goldberg1996 The First Wives Club
as Duchess of York1995 Richard III
as Mother Superior1993 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
as Mrs. Medlock1993 The Secret Garden
as Violet Venable1993 Suddenly, Last Summer
as Mrs Mabel Pettigrew1992 Memento Mori
as Mother Superior1992 Sister Act
as Granny Wendy1991 Hook
as Rosaline (voice)1990 Romeo.Juliet
as Charlotte Bartlett1985 A Room with a View
as Lily Wynn1984 Lily in Love
as Joyce Chilvers1984 A Private Function
as Miss Anderson1983 Better Late Than Never
as Daphne Castle1982 Evil Under the Sun
as Lady Isabel Ames1982 The Missionary
as Lois Heidler1981 Quartet
as Thetis1981 Clash of the Titans
as Diana Barrie1978 California Suite
as Miss Bowers1978 Death on the Nile
as Dora Charleston1976 Murder by Death
as Augusta Bertram1972 Travels with My Aunt
as Music Hall Star1969 Oh! What a Lovely War
as Patty Terwilliger Smith1968 Hot Millions
as Sarah Watkins1967 The Honey Pot
as Beatrice1967 Much Ado About Nothing
as Desdemona1965 Othello
as Nora1965 Young Cassidy
as Philpot1964 The Pumpkin Eater
as Miss Mead1963 The V.I.P.s
as Chantal1962 Go to Blazes
as Bridget Howard1958 Nowhere to Go
as Party Guest (uncredited)1956 Child in the House

TV Shows/Series with Maggie Smith as Actress(8)

as Betsey Trotwood2016 World of Winx
as herself2013 Talking Pictures
as Violet Crawley2010 Downton Abbey
as herself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Violet Venable1971 Great Performances

Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Friday, 12/28 1934 (December) in Ilford, Essex, England (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 86 years + 174 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Oxford High School
Spouses (current/former): Robert Stephens, Beverley Cross
Other names for Maggie Smith (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"매기 스미스"
"Мэгги Смит"
"Margaret Natalie Smith"
"Dame Margaret Natalie Smith"
Maggie Smith frequently works together with these people:
Julian Fellowes (18x, Actor)
Michael Gambon (12x, Actor)
Julie Walters (10x, Actress)
Emma Watson (9x, Actress)
Alan Rickman (9x, Actor)
Robbie Coltrane (9x, Actor)
Rupert Grint (9x, Actor)
Chris Columbus (9x, Crew)
Matthew Lewis (9x, Actor)
James Phelps (9x, Actor)
Oliver Phelps (9x, Actor)
Plácido Domingo (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2122, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/25/2021