December 28, 1934
88 years old
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm
32-24-34 in | 81-61-86.5 cm
52 kg | 114 lbs
Margaret Natalie Smith was born in Ilford, Essex, England, United Kingdom, on December 28, 1934, is an English actress.
Young Maggie Smith first started performing in a play "Twelfth Night" (1952) in role as Viola, at the age of 17, at the Oxford Playhouse.
She landed her Broadway debut in New Faces of '56, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.
She won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role as Lettice Douffet in a play "Lettice and Lovage" (1990).
She made her big screen debut in British drama film Child in the House (1956) in uncredited role as Party guest.
She got her television debut in live television play BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1955) in episode "The Makepeace Story #3: Family Business".
Maggie's breakthrough performance came as Jean Brodie in British drama film The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969).
How tall is Maggie Smith and what is her weight? Maggie Smith's height is 5' 5" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 165 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 114 іn pоunds or 52 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Maggie Smith is 88 years old.
Maggie Smith net worth is around 18 million dollars.
Maggie Smith body measurements are bust-waist-hip 32-24-34 in inches or 81-61-86.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 32B with cup size B.
She won the Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress for her role as Jean Brodie in British drama film The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969).
She won the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Diana Barrie in comedy film California Suite (1978).
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Augusta Bertram in comedy movie Travels with My Aunt (1972).
She was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress for her performances in movies:
Othello (1965) drama as Desdemona
A Room with a View (1985) romance as Charlotte Bartlett, for which she won the Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
Gosford Park (2001) satirical black comedy mystery as Constance, Countess of Trentham
She won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performances in movies:
A Private Function (1984) comedy as Joyce Chilvers
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987) drama as Judith Hearne
Tea with Mussolini (1990) war drama as Lady Hester Random
She played Minerva McGonagall in seven Harry Potter movies:
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)
She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role as Mrs. Emily Delahunty in drama mystery movie My House in Umbria (2003).
She portrayed Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham in historical drama movies Downton Abbey (2019) and Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022).
Hook (1991) fantasy adventure as Wendy Darling
Murder by Death (1976) comedy mystery as Dora Charleston
Evil Under the Sun (1982) mystery drama as Daphne Castle
Sister Act (1992) musical comedy as Mother Superior
Becoming Jane (2007) biographical romantic drama as Lady Gresham
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) drama comedy as Muriel Donnelly
The First Wives Club (1996) comedy as Gunilla Garson Goldberg
Keeping Mum (2005) black comedy drama as Grace Hawkins
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002) comedy drama as Caro Eliza Bennett
Washington Square (1997) romantic drama as Aunt Lavinia Penniman
The Pumpkin Eater (1964) drama as Philpot
The Honey Pot (1967) crime comedy drama as Sarah Watkins
The Missionary (1982) comedy as Lady Isabel Ames
The V.I.P.S. (1963) drama as Miss Mead
She won three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress and one Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham in British historical drama television series Downton Abbey (2010–2015).
She played Betsey Trotwood in two-part BBC television drama David Copperfield (1999).
Attended Oxford High School.
Studied acting at the Oxford Playhouse.
Had older twin brothers, Alistair and Ian.
Has Scottish and English ancestry.
She was awarded CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1970 and and DBE (Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1990.
Good friend with Judi Dench.
She voiced Minerva McGonagall in video game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery (2018).
She was married to:
Robert Stephens (1967-1975) they have two sons, Chris Larkin and Toby Stephens
Beverley Cross (1975-1998)