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Maggie Smith

Friday, 28th December 1934
Ilford, Essex
England


Prim and perenially slightly shocked English actress typed as no-nonsense school ma'am's from Jean Brodie to Minerva McGonagall but that is to ignore a vast array of powerhouse stage performances and character parts along the way.


Nowhere to Go
Bridget Howard
1958
Go to Blazes
Chantal
1961
VIP's
Miss Mead
1963
Pumpkin Eater
Philpott
1964
Othello
Desdemona
1965
Young Cassidy
Nora
1965
Honey Pot
Sarah Watkins
1967
Hot Millions
Patty Terwilliger
1968
Oh! What a Lovely War
Music Hall Star
1969
Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Miss Jean Brodie
1969
Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing
1972
Travels with My Aunt
Aunt Augusta
1972
Murder by Death
Dora Charleston
1976
California Suite
Diana Barrie
1978
Death on the Nile
Mrs. Bowers
1978
Clash of the Titans
Thetis
1981
Quartet
1981
Evil Under the Sun
Daphne Castle
1982
Evil Under the Sun
Daphne Castle
1982
Evil Under the Sun
Daphne Castle
1982
Evil Under the Sun
Daphne Castle
1982
Better Late than Never
1982
Missionary
Lady Ames
1982
Private Function
Joyce Chilvers
1984
Lily in Love
Lily Wynn
1985
Room with a View
Charlotte Bartlett
1986
Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne
Judith Hearne
1987
Hook
Wendy
1991
Memento Mori
Mabel Pettigrew
1992
Sister Act
Mother Superior
1992
Suddenly, Last Summer
Violet Venable
1992
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
Mother Superior
1993
Secret Garden
1993
Richard III
Duchess of York
1995
First Wives Club
Gunilla Garson Goldberg
1996
Washington Square
Aunt Lavinia Penniman
1997
Tea with Mussolini
Lady Hester
1998
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Minerva McGonagall
2001
Gosford Park
Constance, Countess of Trentham
2002
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Professor Minerva McGonagall
2002
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
2002
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Professor Minerva McGonagall
2004
Ladies in Lavender
Janet Widdington
2004
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Professor McGonagall
2005
Keeping Mum
Grace Hawkins
2005
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
McGonagall
2007
Becoming Jane
Lady Gresham
2007
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Professor Minerva McGonagall
2009
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
Mrs. Docherty
2010
Gnomeo and Juliet
Lady Blueberry (voice)
2011
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Muriel Donnelly
2011
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Minerva McGonagall
2011
My Old Lady
Mathilde Girard
2014

Armchair Theatre
The Widower
Julie
06/01/1958
Armchair Theatre
The Girl on the Beach
05/24/1959
Armchair Theatre
Guardian Angel
02/21/1960
ITV Play of the Week
Hay Fever
Jackie Coryton
05/24/1960
BBC Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Beatrice
02/04/1967
Acting in the Sixties
Maggie Smith
03/18/1967
ITV Playhouse
On Approval
01/22/1968
Play of the Month
Man And Superman
Ann Whitefield
07/07/1968
Play of the Month
The Seagull
Irina Arkadina
11/17/1968
Play of the Month
The Merchant Of Venice
Portia
04/16/1972
Play of the Month
The Millionairess
Epifania
09/15/1972
Parkinson
Betjemen, Smith, Williams
Guest
02/17/1973
Talking Heads
Bed Among the Lentils
Susan
05/03/1988
Downton Abbey
Episode #1.1
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
09/26/2010
Downton Abbey
Episode #1.2
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
10/03/2010
Downton Abbey
Episode #1.3
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
10/10/2010
Downton Abbey
Episode #1.4
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
10/17/2010
Downton Abbey
Episode #1.5
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
10/24/2010
Downton Abbey
Episode #1.6
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
10/31/2010
Downton Abbey
Episode #1.7
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
11/07/2010
Downton Abbey
Episode #2.1
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
09/18/2011
Downton Abbey
Episode #2.2
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
09/25/2011
Downton Abbey
Episode #2.3
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
10/02/2011
Downton Abbey
Episode #2.4
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
10/09/2011
Downton Abbey
Episode #2.5
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
10/16/2011
Downton Abbey
Episode #2.6
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
10/23/2011
Downton Abbey
Episode #2.7
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
10/30/2011
Downton Abbey
Episode #2.8
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
11/06/2011
Downton Abbey
Christmas Special
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
12/25/2011
Downton Abbey
Episode #3.1
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
09/01/2012
Downton Abbey
Episode #3.3
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
01/13/2013
Downton Abbey
Episode #3.4
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
01/20/2013
Downton Abbey
Episode #3.5
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
01/27/2013
Downton Abbey
Episode #3.6
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
02/03/2013
Downton Abbey
Episode #3.7
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
02/10/2013
Downton Abbey
Christmas Special 2012
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
02/17/2013
Downton Abbey
Episode #3.2
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
09/06/2013
Downton Abbey
Episode #4.1
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
01/05/2014
Downton Abbey
Episode #4.3
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
01/12/2014
Downton Abbey
Episode #4.4
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
01/19/2014
Downton Abbey
Episode #4.5
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
01/26/2014
Downton Abbey
Episode #4.6
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
02/02/2014
Downton Abbey
Episode #4.7
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
02/09/2014
Downton Abbey
Episode #4.8
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
02/16/2014
Downton Abbey
The London Season
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
02/23/2014
Downton Abbey
Episode #5.1
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
01/04/2015
Downton Abbey
Episode #5.2
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
01/11/2015
Downton Abbey
Episode #5.3
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
01/18/2015
Downton Abbey
Episode #5.4
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
01/25/2015
Downton Abbey
Episode #5.5
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
02/01/2015
Downton Abbey
Episode #5.6
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
02/08/2015
Downton Abbey
Episode #5.7
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
02/15/2015
Downton Abbey
Episode #5.8
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
02/22/2015
Downton Abbey
A Moorland Holiday
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
03/01/2015
Downton Abbey
Episode #6.3
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
10/04/2015




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