In July 2012, she became a patron of the International Glaucoma Association, hoping to support the organisation and raise the profile of glaucoma.
, Smith married actor Robert Stephens on 29 June 1967. Smith also received a third British Academy Television Award nomination for the 1992 TV film Memento Mori, and her first Primetime Emmy Award nomination for her role in the 1993 PBS television film Suddenly, Last Summer. The film's cast included Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, Kristen Scott Thomas, Eileen Atkins, Emily Watson, Charles Dance, Richard E. Grant, Derek Jacobi, and Stephen Fry. and Caledon Hockley. The series featured performances from Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery, Lily James, Jim Carter and Penelope Wilton. The film also starred James McAvoy, Julie Walters and James Cromwell. In 1986 Smith appeared as Charlotte Bartlett in the Merchant Ivory Production of A Room with a View. She won a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress for the 1999 film Tea with Mussolini, in which she played Lady Hester. The film adapts the play's story and characters to a setting based on 1930s Britain, with Richard depicted as a fascist plotting to usurp the throne. In 2016 while promoting, The Lady in the Van, Smith shared her experiences working on the Harry Potter films and working with the late Alan Rickman. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival to positive reviews. In 1997 Smith played Claire in another Albee play, A Delicate Balance opposite Eileen Atkins. In 1978, Smith played opposite Michael Caine in Neil Simon's California Suite, playing an Oscar loser, for which she received the 1978 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Smith also played the goddess Thetis in Clash of the Titans (1981).  In 1994, Smith received an honorary Doctor of Letters (DLitt) from the University of Cambridge. She was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II in 1990 for contributions to the performing arts, and a Companion of Honour in 2014 for services to drama.. and Angela Lansbury. Other actors sugggested to play this role include Jane Lynch, Julie Christie, and Angela Lansbury. and Judi Dench. Another  She has won a record four BAFTA Awards for Best Actress, including for A Private Function (1984) and The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1988), a BAFTA Best Supporting Actress for Tea with Mussolini (1999), and three Golden Globe Awards. Smith won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the title role of the 1969 film The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. She is one of only seven actresses to have won in both categories.
When asked in 2013 if she was lonely, she replied, "it seems a bit pointless, going on one's own, and not having someone to share it with".  During her childhood, Smith's parents told her the romantic story of how they had met on the train from Glasgow to London via Newcastle. Smith began her career on stage as a student, performing at the Oxford Playhouse in 1952, and made her professional debut on Broadway in New Faces of '56. Smith received an Evening Standard Award for Best Actress for her performance. Click here. She was travelling with others from Askeaton, Patrick Ryan and the siblings Bridget and Daniel Moran, the entire group originally scheduled to have crossed on Cymric. In 2009, she was reported to have made a full recovery. Supporters (9) , In 1993, she was awarded with the BAFTA Special Award by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Her Scottish mother, Margaret (Hutton), worked as a secretary, and her English father, Nathaniel Smith, was a teacher at Oxford University. 45 wins & 101 nominations.
", In 2001, Smith appeared in the British ensemble murder mystery Gosford Park which directed by Robert Altman. They were always – when everything had been done and the children were finished, they would turn the camera around and we’d have to do various reaction shots of amazement or sadness and things. The film starred Robin Williams as Pan, Dustin Hoffman as Hook, and Julia Roberts as Tinker Bell. For her role on television as Mrs Silly, she received the first of her four Best Actress BAFTA TV Award nominations. She received her sixth Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress alongside Mirren. on Maggie Smith was suggested to play Rose De Witt Bukaret in Titanic by carlion. "He [Rickman] was such a terrific actor, and that was such a terrific character that he played. Smith appeared in seven of the eight films. In 1987, she starred in A Bed Among the Lentils, part of Alan Bennett's Talking Heads series, receiving a second BAFTA TV nomination. The film premiered at the 2001 London Film Festival where it received critical acclaim from critics including Roger Ebert, who awarded it his highest rating of four stars, describing the story as "such a joyous and audacious achievement it deserves comparison with his [Robert Altman's] very best movies.". Her 1990s stage roles included Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of being Earnest in 1993, the Elder Tall Woman in Edward Albee's Three Tall Women in 1994, which won her a fifth Evening Standard award. Join thousands of other users in fan casting your favorite stories.
 In March 2016, Smith was awarded the Critics' Circle Award for Distinguished Service to the Arts. Smith also starred in another film by Holland titled Washington Square (1997).  In 1959, she received the first of her 18 BAFTA Film and TV nominations for her role in the film Nowhere to Go. Looking for something to watch? She became a fixture at the Royal National Theatre in the 1960s, most notably for playing Desdemona in Othello opposite Laurence Olivier, and earning her first Oscar nomination for her performance in the 1965 film version.
Her other films at this time include Murder by Death (1976) with Vincent Canby of The New York Times writing, that the film had one of Simon's "nicest, breeziest screenplays," with James Coco "very, very funny as the somewhat prissy take-off on Hercule Poirot" and David Niven and Maggie Smith "marvelous as Dick and Dora Charleston, though they haven't enough to do. If you've binged every available episode of the hit Disney Plus series, then we've got three picks to keep you entertained. From 2010 to 2015, Smith appeared as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, in the British period drama Downton Abbey.
8:20 AM PST Take 30 seconds to create a completely free profile, which will allow you to: Dame Margaret Natalie "Maggie" Smith CH DBE (born 28 December 1934) is an English actress. Maggie boarded the Titanic in Queenstown as a third class passenger (ticket number 370370 which cost £7, 15s). Fan casting? , In 1952, aged 17, under the auspices of the Oxford University Dramatic Society, Smith began her career as Viola in Twelfth Night at the Oxford Playhouse. In 1992, Smith starred as Mother Superior in the Whoopi Goldberg comedy film Sister Act and it's sequel, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993).
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charlesp made this fan casting suggestion on February 6, 2018. Smith reunited with Daniel Radcliffe with whom she recently starred in David Copperfield from 1999. In 2003, Smith received her first Primetime Emmy Award for the HBO Television film My House in Umbria.  She has won two Academy Awards, winning Best Actress for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) and Best Supporting Actress for California Suite (1978). Vanessa Redgrave had originated the role on stage in London, and Zoe Caldwell won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play, when she played the role in New York. ", "Maggie Smith receives Stratford festival's Legacy Award", "Dame Maggie Smith open Bodleians Libraries' Shakespeare's Dead exhibition", "Person Details for Margaret N. 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