Maggie Smith in Harry Potter and the... | 2004
Clip Name: Going to Hogsmeade
About this actor
Dame Margaret Natalie Smith Cross (born 28 December 1934), better known as Maggie Smith, is an English film, stage, and television actress who made her stage debut in 1952 and is still performing after 58 years. Being the most awarded British actress of the film era, she is the only British actress to accrue seven Academy Award nominations. She has won numerous awards for acting, both for the stage and for film, including five BAFTA Awards, two Academy Awards, two Golden Globes, two Emmy Awards, two Laurence Olivier Awards, two SAG Awards, and a Tony Award. Her critically-acclaimed films include Othello (1965), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1967), California Suite (1978), A Room with a View (1985), and Gosford Park (2001). She has also appeared in a number of widely-popular films, including Sister Act (1992) and as Professor Minerva McGonagall in the Harry Potter series. Margaret Natalie Smith Cross was born in Ilford, then Essex, now London, the daughter of Margaret Smith (née...