The full name of Maggie Smith is Dame Margaret Natalie Smith . She was born on 28 December 1934. Smith is an American actress. She has been featured in more then 60 films and 70 plays. She is also the achiever of The Triple Crown of Acting. In the year 1990 she was made a dame by Queen Elizabeth due to her contribution towards Arts and also a Companion of honour in the year 2014 for her services and contribution in drama. She started her career when she was a student by performing at the stage of Oxford Playhouse in 1952.
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The Sister Act 3 Maggie Smith was born on 28 December 1938, in Ilford, Essex. Her mother’s name is Margaret Hutton. She is from Glasgow and used to serve as a Scottish secretary . Her father’s name is Nathaniel Smith, who was from Newcastle upon Tyne and worked at University of Oxford as a public health pathologist. Maggie Smith’s parents used to tell her about their romantic meet up at a train from Glasgow to London at Newcastle. She also had an elder twin brother who passed away in the year 1981. She attended the Oxford High School till the age of 16 years and later moved to Oxford Playhouse to pursue her acting career.
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Maggie Smith studied acting from the Oxford University Dramatic Society in the year 1952 at the age of 17 years. She acted in various plays like Cinderella in the year 1952, Cakes and Ale in 1953, Rookery Nook int he year 1953 and The Government Inspector in the year 1954. In the year 1957 she was in the opposite role for Kenneth Williams in a musical comedy written by Bamber Gascoigne. In the year 1962 Maggie won a prestigious award of Six Best Actress Evening Standard Awards for the portrayal of a role in Peter Shaffer’s play named The Private Ear and The Public Eye.
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Maggie smith in the year 1990 was made a dame by Queen Elizabeth due to her contribution towards Arts and also a Companion of honour in the year 2014 for her services and contribution in drama. She was also recognized for Best Actress in a supporting role for the movie Othello in the year 1965, Best actress in the leading role for the movie The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie, by the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and sciences.
She also holds a Tony award, Five star screen guild awards, four primetime emmy awards, three golden globe awards, and five British Academy Film Awards. In the year 1996 she was presented with the BAFTA fellowship honour by the british academy of film and television arts, it is the biggest honour the academy can grant. She was also awarded with a Shakesphere prize in the year 1991, by Hamburg Alferd Toepfer Foundation. In the year 1993 in the Oscar Wilde’s Comic play she portrayed the role of Lady Bracknell. She was elected for the American Theatre Wall of Fame in the year 1999. She also receieved an award for performing classical theater,which was William Shakespeare award.
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Maggie Smith was married to actor Robert Stephens on June 29th in the year 1967. She had two sons with him, Chris Larkin and Toby Stephens. On 6th April 1975 the couple broke their tie, and Maggie married another man named Beverly Cross on 23 June in the year 1975. His husband died on 20 March 1998. In an interview st she revealed that her life feels lonely after the death of his husband.
On January 1988, Maggie Smith was diagnosed with a disease called Graves’ disease, she went to treatments like Radiotherapy and also optical surgery. In the year 2007 a newspaper Sunday Telegraph revealed that Maggie smith is Suffering with breast cancer. But soon in the year 2007 the news for her recovery came up.