Maggie Smith

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Maggie was born under the official name Smith, Margaret Natalie on December 28th, 1934. She has been a credited actor since the 1963 film The V.I.P.s.

Maggie Smith is a dependable leading actor. She has starred in three films including the 2012 comedy film Quartet as the character Jean Horton, the 2001 drama movie Gosford Park playing Constance Trentham and the 1985 drama release A Room with a View cast as Charlotte Bartlett, a chaperon.

Maggie has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in fifteen films including: the 2011 animation film Gnomeo & Juliet as the character Lady Bluebury, the 2011 comedy movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel playing Muriel Donnelly and the 2010 comedy release Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang cast as Mrs Docherty.

Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2001 adventure film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, which brought in $318,000,000 at the box office.

Maggie has garnered moderate media attention, having been featured on the cover of at least four magazines, captured in more than one pictorials, interviewed in over two publications and featured in seven magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least one book.

As an actor Maggie Smith has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on six occasions. Her first Oscar was for Best Actress for her portrayal of Miss Jean Brodie in the 1969 film The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. Maggie Smith also won the Oscar for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Diana Barrie in the 1978 movie California Suite .

Maggie Smith was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Desdemona in the 1965 movie Othello , Best Actress for her role as Aunt Augusta in the 1972 movie Travels with My Aunt , Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Charlotte Bartlett in the 1986 movie A Room with a View and Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Constance, Countess of Trentham in the 2001 movie Gosford Park .

Quotes

" I've won two Oscars and I still don't begin to understand film acting.

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Trivia

Mother-in-law of actress Anna-Louise Plowman .
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