Maggie Smith trained at the Oxford Playhouse. She made her London stage debut in 1957 and her Broadway debut a year later. In the sixties she acted at the Old Vic and the National Theatre. In between her stage performances, she landed roles in movies including the Ealing movie Nowhere to Go and The VIPs, alongside Richard Burton. She has built up a vast repertoire of movie roles ranging from Gosford Park to the Harry Potter franchise. She was awarded a CBE in 197O and made a Dame in 2000.Read more facts
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