Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith

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.


Born: Dec 28, 1934 In Ilford Borough, Essex, United Kingdom

Credits: 81


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Known For
Harry Potter and the PhilosopherHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireHarry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsHarry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanHarry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixHarry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceLadies in Lavender
Filmography
Downton AbbeyDownton Abbey
Role: Violet Crawley
2019
Sherlock GnomesSherlock Gnomes
Role: Lady Bluebury (voice)
2018
Nothing Like a DameNothing Like a Dame
Role: Herself
2018
The ROH Live: Woolf WorksThe ROH Live: Woolf Works
Role: Reading (voice)
2017
Rod Taylor: Pulling No PunchesRod Taylor: Pulling No Punches
Role: Self
2017
Robin And Mark And Richard IIIRobin And Mark And Richard III
Role: Herself
2016
The Second Best Exotic Marigold HotelThe Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Role: Muriel Donnelly
2015
The Lady in the VanThe Lady in the Van
Role: Miss Shepherd
2015
My Old LadyMy Old Lady
Role: Mathilde Girard
2014
I Carry the GiftI Carry the Gift
Role: Josette
2014
National Theatre Live: Fifty Years on StageNational Theatre Live: Fifty Years on Stage
Role: Mrs. Sullen
2013
Eternal TortureEternal Torture
Role: Michelle
2013
QuartetQuartet
Role: Jean Horton
2012
The Best Exotic Marigold HotelThe Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Role: Muriel Donnelly
2011
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Role: Minerva McGonagall
2011
Christmas at Downton AbbeyChristmas at Downton Abbey
Role: Violet Crawley
2011
Gnomeo & JulietGnomeo & Juliet
Role: Lady Bluebury (voice)
2011
Nanny McPhee and the Big BangNanny McPhee and the Big Bang
Role: Agatha Rose Doherty
2010
From Time to TimeFrom Time to Time
Role: Linnet
2009
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Role: Minerva McGonagall
2009
Creating The World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic BeginsCreating The World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Ma...
Role: Herself
2009
Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Role: Minerva McGonagall
2007
Becoming JaneBecoming Jane
Role: Lady Gresham
2007
Capturing MaryCapturing Mary
Role: Mary Gilbert
2007
The Best of The Tony Awards: The PlaysThe Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays
Role: Lettice Douffet (segment "Lettice and Lovage")
2006
Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Role: Minerva McGonagall
2005
Keeping MumKeeping Mum
Role: Grace Hawkins
2005
Ladies in LavenderLadies in Lavender
Role: Janet
2004
Wizard People, Dear ReaderWizard People, Dear Reader
Role: Hardcastle McCormick, Softcastle McCormick
2004
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Role: Minerva McGonagall
2004
My House in UmbriaMy House in Umbria
Role: Mrs. Emily Delahunty
2003
Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Role: Minerva McGonagall
2002
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya SisterhoodDivine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Role: Caro Eliza Bennett
2002
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's StoneHarry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Role: Minerva McGonagall
2001
Gosford ParkGosford Park
Role: Constance Trentham
2001
The Last SeptemberThe Last September
Role: Lady Myra Naylor
2000
All the King's MenAll the King's Men
Role: Queen Alexandra
2000
Tea with MussoliniTea with Mussolini
Role: Lady Hester Random
1999
David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield
Role: Betsey Trotwood
1999
Curtain CallCurtain Call
Role: Lily Marlowe
1998
Washington SquareWashington Square
Role: Aunt Lavinia Penniman
1997
The First Wives ClubThe First Wives Club
Role: Gunilla Garson Goldberg
1996
Richard IIIRichard III
Role: Duchess of York
1995
Suddenly, Last SummerSuddenly, Last Summer
Role: Violet Venable
1993
The Secret GardenThe Secret Garden
Role: Mrs. Medlock
1993
Sister Act 2: Back in the HabitSister Act 2: Back in the Habit
Role: Mother Superior
1993
Sister ActSister Act
Role: Mother Superior
1992
Memento MoriMemento Mori
Role: Mrs Mabel Pettigrew
1992
HookHook
Role: Granny Wendy
1991
Romeo.JulietRomeo.Juliet
Role: Rosaline (voice)
1990
Talking HeadsTalking Heads1988
The Lonely Passion of Judith HearneThe Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne
Role: Judith Hearne
1987
Lily in LoveLily in Love
Role: Lily Wynn
1985
A Room with a ViewA Room with a View
Role: Charlotte Bartlett
1985
A Private FunctionA Private Function
Role: Joyce Chilvers
1984
Better Late Than NeverBetter Late Than Never
Role: Miss Anderson
1983
Evil Under the SunEvil Under the Sun
Role: Daphne Castle
1982
The MissionaryThe Missionary
Role: Lady Isabel Ames
1982
The Making of Agatha Christie's 'Evil Under the Sun'The Making of Agatha Christie's 'Evil Under the Su...
Role: Herself / Daphne Castle
1982
QuartetQuartet
Role: Lois Heidler
1981
Clash of the TitansClash of the Titans
Role: Thetis
1981
California SuiteCalifornia Suite
Role: Diana Barrie
1978
Death on the Nile: Making of FeaturetteDeath on the Nile: Making of Featurette
Role: Miss Bowers
1978
Death on the NileDeath on the Nile
Role: Miss Bowers
1978
Murder by DeathMurder by Death
Role: Dora Charleston
1976
Love and Pain and the Whole Damn ThingLove and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing
Role: Lila Fisher
1973
The Merchant of VeniceThe Merchant of Venice
Role: Portia
1972
The MillionairessThe Millionairess
Role: Epifania
1972
Travels with My AuntTravels with My Aunt
Role: Augusta Bertram
1972
Oh! What a Lovely WarOh! What a Lovely War
Role: Music Hall Star
1969
The Prime of Miss Jean BrodieThe Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Role: Jean Brodie
1969
Hot MillionsHot Millions
Role: Patty Terwilliger Smith
1968
The Honey PotThe Honey Pot
Role: Sarah Watkins
1967
Much Ado About NothingMuch Ado About Nothing
Role: Beatrice
1967
Young CassidyYoung Cassidy
Role: Nora
1965
OthelloOthello
Role: Desdemona
1965
The Pumpkin EaterThe Pumpkin Eater
Role: Philpot
1964
The V.I.P.sThe V.I.P.s
Role: Miss Mead
1963
Go to BlazesGo to Blazes
Role: Chantal
1962
Nowhere to GoNowhere to Go
Role: Bridget Howard
1958
Child in the HouseChild in the House
Role: Party Guest (uncredited)
1956


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