Maggie Smith

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Margaret Natalie Smith
  • Birth Place: Ilford, Essex, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/28/1934, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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Maggie Smith Fast Facts:Studied acting at Oxford Playhouse School in Oxford, England, from 1951 to 1953.
  • Made her Broadway debut in the 1956 revue New Faces of '56.
  • Joined Laurence Olivier's Royal National Theatre Company in 1963.
  • Has shared dressing rooms with such acting greats as Judi Dench, Bette Davis and Angela Lansbury during her lengthy career.
  • Honored as a DBE (Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) in 1990. 
  • Underwent treatments for breast cancer during the filming of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
  • Is notable for the collective of awards she has accrued over the course of her career. Her wins include BAFTA awards, Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Emmys, SAG Awards, a Tony and a Laurence Olivier Award.
  • Maggie Smith Relationships:
  • Margaret Hutton Little - Mother
  • Toby Stephens - Son
  • Chris Larkin - Son
  • Nathaniel Smith - Father
  • Beverley Cross - Husband (deceased)
  • Robert Stephens - Ex-husband
  • Alastair Smith - Brother
  • Ian Smith - Brother
  • Maggie Smith Awards:
  • 2013 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1993 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 2001 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1966 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1986 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1979 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1980 Tony: Actress (Play) - Nominee
  • 2001 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Winner
  • 1988 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 2000 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1972 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1965 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1993 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1975 Tony: Actress (Dramatic) - Nominee
  • 1990 Tony: Actress (Play) - Winner
  • 1978 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 1986 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1965 BAFTA Film Awards: Best British Actress - Nominee
  • 1999 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 1984 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress - Winner
  • 1969 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress - Winner
  • 1958 BAFTA Film Awards: Most Promising Newcomer to Film - Nominee
  • 2001 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Winner
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 2013 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1964 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actress - Nominee
  • 2012 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1970 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1979 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 2004 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1969 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1987 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2002 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1973 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 1981 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress - Nominee
  • 1978 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Nominee

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