Maggie Smith

Highest Rated:
100% A Room With A View (1985)
Lowest Rated:
7% Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
Birthday:
Dec 28
Birthplace:
Ilford, Essex, England, UK
Bio:
Breathes there a theatergoer or film fan on Earth who has not, at one time or another, fallen in love with the sublimely brilliant British comedic actress Dame Maggie Smith? The daughter of an Oxford University pathologist, Smith received her earliest acting training at the Oxford Playhouse School.…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2
  • Muriel
-- 2015
My Old Lady
  • Mathilde Girard
-- 2014
79% Quartet
  • Jean Horton
$18.4M 2013
78% The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
  • Muriel Donnelly
$46.4M 2012
National Theater Live: The Magistrate
  • Actor
-- 2012
55% Gnomeo and Juliet
  • Lady Bluebury
$99.8M 2011
96% Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2
  • Professor Minerva McGonagall
$381.0M 2011
76% Nanny McPhee Returns
  • Mrs. Docherty
$29.0M 2010
84% Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Professor Minerva McGonagall
$301.9M 2009
43% From Time to Time
  • Actor
-- 2009
Maggie Smith At The Bbc
  • Actor
-- 2008
57% Becoming Jane
  • Lady Gresham
$18.6M 2007
Capturing Mary
  • Mary Gilbert
-- 2007
79% Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Minerva McGonagall
$292.0M 2007
56% Keeping Mum
  • Grace Hawkins
$1.5M 2006
88% Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Minerva McGonagall
$290.0M 2005
63% Ladies in Lavender
  • Janet
$6.5M 2005
91% Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Minerva McGonagall
$249.4M 2004
Charles Dickens
  • Actor
-- 2003
My House in Umbria
  • Mrs. Emily Delahunty
-- 2002
44% Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
  • Caro
$69.5M 2002
82% Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Minerva McGonagall
$261.8M 2002
Time After Time
  • Actor
-- 2001
86% Gosford Park
  • Constance Countess of Trentham
$41.3M 2001
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Extended Version
  • Actor
-- 2001
80% Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • Minerva McGonagall
$317.6M 2001
42% The Last September
  • Lady Myra
-- 2000
All the King's Men
  • Queen Alexandra
-- 2000
Curtain Call
  • Lily Marlowe
-- 2000
65% Tea With Mussolini
  • Hester
-- 1999
David Copperfield
  • Aunt Betsey Trotwood
-- 1999
40% Travels with My Aunt
  • Aunt Augusta
-- 1999
82% Washington Square
  • Aunt Lavinia Penniman
-- 1997
39% The First Wives Club
  • Gunila Garson Goldberg
-- 1996
96% Richard III
  • Duchess of York
-- 1995
85% The Secret Garden
  • Mrs. Medlock
-- 1993
7% Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
  • Mother Superior
-- 1993
Suddenly, Last Summer
  • Violet Venable
-- 1993
71% Sister Act
  • Mother Superior
-- 1992
30% Hook
  • Granny Wendy Darling
-- 1991
Lonely Passion Of Judith Hearne, The
  • Judith Hearne
-- 1988
100% A Private Function
  • Joyce Chilvers
-- 1985
Mrs. Silly
  • Actor
-- 1985
Lily in Love
  • Lily Wynn
-- 1985
100% A Room With A View
  • Charlotte Bartlet
-- 1985
Better Late Than Never
  • Anderson
-- 1983
83% Evil under the Sun
  • Daphne Castle
-- 1982
The Missionary
  • Lady Ames
-- 1982
Quartet
  • Lois
-- 1981
66% Clash of the Titans
  • Thetis
-- 1981
58% California Suite
  • Diana Barrie
-- 1978
80% Death on the Nile
  • Miss Bowers
-- 1978
69% Murder by Death
  • Dora Charleston
-- 1976
Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing
  • LIla Fisher
-- 1973
The Merchant of Venice
  • Portia
-- 1972
Millionairess
  • Epifania
-- 1972
75% Oh! What a Lovely War
  • Music Hall Star
-- 1969
88% The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
  • Jean Brodie
-- 1969
Hot Millions
  • Patty
-- 1968
The Honey Pot
  • Sarah Watkins
-- 1967
80% Othello
  • Desdemona
-- 1965
The Pumpkin Eater
  • Philpot
-- 1964
The V.I.P.s
  • Miss Mead
-- 1963
Nowhere to Go
  • Bridget Howard
-- 1958


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Masterpiece
1971-2014
  • Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
  • Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
  • Dowager Countess of Grantham, Violet
  • Aunt Betsey
  • Queen Alexandra
  • Mrs. Mabel Pettigrew
1986 - 2014
Great Performances
2000-2014
  • Actor
2014
Downton Abbey
2010-2015
  • Violet Crawley
2010 - 2013

Maggie Smith Trivia

Changed her name to Maggie Smith because there was also another actress named Margaret Smith during the time she started as an actor.
- submitted by Lindsay Elizabeth M (4 years ago)

Quotes from Maggie Smith's Characters

    1. Necie: I wish you could've known your momma back then, you've would loved her.
    2. Sidda Lee Walker: Necie, me not lovin' momma was never the problem.
    3. Caro: Her not lovin' you was never the problem either.
    From Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood. Submitted by Alyssa B (5 months ago)
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