|Top Roles||Jean Brodie, Miss Mead, Philpot, Chantal, Music Hall Star|
|Top Genres||Drama, Comedy, Crime, Film Adaptation, Biographical, Romance|
|Top Topics||Romance (Drama), Based on Play, Period Piece|
|Top Collaborators||Laurence Olivier, Bob Balaban, Peter Ustinov, Rex Harrison|
|Shares birthday with||Lew Ayres, F.W. Murnau, Hildegard Knef see more..|
Maggie Smith Overview:
Legendary actress, Maggie Smith, was born Margaret Natalie Smith on Dec 28, 1934 in Ilford, England. As of December 2022, Maggie Smith was 88 years old.
MINI BIO:Red-haired, sharply-spoken, extremely dominant British actress, mostly seen in the theatre. For a while her film roles were softer than the parts she played on the stage, until she began to go in for acidulous spinsters. Married/divorced actor Robert Stephens (1931-1995). Actor Toby Stephens is their son. Academy Awards for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and California Suite. Also nominated for Oscars on Othello, Travels with My Aunt, and A Room with a View. Created Dame in 1989. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Maggie Smith was nominated for six Academy Awards, winning two for Best Actress for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (as Miss Jean Brodie) in 1969 for Best Supporting Actress for California Suite (as Diana Barrie) in 1978.
|1965||Best Supporting Actress||Othello (1965)||Desdemona||Nominated|
|1969||Best Actress||The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)||Miss Jean Brodie||Won|
|1972||Best Actress||Travels with My Aunt (1972)||Aunt Augusta||Nominated|
|1978||Best Supporting Actress||California Suite (1978)||Diana Barrie||Won|
|1986||Best Supporting Actress||A Room with a View (1986)||Charlotte Bartlett||Nominated|
|2001||Best Supporting Actress||Gosford Park (2001)||N/A||Nominated|
Day 22:By Jill Blake on Aug 22, 2013 From Sittin' on a Backyard Fence
Thanks to everyone who contributed to yesterday’s tribute to William Holden. Please make sure you check out all the great contributions dedicated to Holden.? For the next 24 hours we honor a living legend: . Actually, it’s Dame to you. Trivia on : ... Read full article
Classic Movie Legend Tribute:By minooallen on Dec 28, 2012 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, , Born December 29, 1934! Although I adore the woman to no end, I must admit, I would not necessarily consider a classic movie legend. Now, please, don’t get me wrong. is a legend. The woman is a Dame for heaven̵... Read full article
Hollywood?s Greatest: Then and Now ? Part 3By Josh Kaye on Apr 22, 2012 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Where Is She Now? From 1966 to 2000, had won two Oscars and had been nominated five times in total. She appeared in comedies, romances, even epics (Clash of the Titans). But within a span of three days in the year 2001, had truly proven to the world that she hasn’t re... Read full article
Hollywood?s Greatest: Then and Now ? Part 2By Josh Kaye on Apr 21, 2012 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
One of England’s most prominent stars, Dame has been gracing the stage and the theaters with her presence since the early 1950′s. Born on the 28th of December in 1934, Smith is the youngest child to Margaret and Nathaniel Smith. She would go on to study at Oxford High School... Read full article
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Maggie Smith Quotes:
Teddy Lloyd: My church understands human imperfection and forgives it. Why can't you?
Jean Brodie: I am not interested in human imperfection! I am interested in beauty, in art, in truth!
Jean Brodie: The French have a genius for food, but I doubt French women will ever get the vote.
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