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Maggie Smith

Actress Maggie Smith
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Profession: Actress


Biography: The Private Ear, The Public Eye

Born: December 28, 1934
Birthplace: Ilford, Essex, England
Age: 87 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn

Married Life

  • 1967-06-29 Actress Maggie Smith (32) weds actor Robert Stephens (35) in Greenwich, England
  • 1974-05-06 Actress Maggie Smith (39) divorces actor Robert Stephens (42) after 6 years of marriage
  • 1975-08-23 Actress Maggie Smith (40) weds playwright Beverley Cross (44) at the Guildford Register Office in Surrey, England

Historical Events

  • 1969-02-24 "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" film based on novel by Muriel Spark directed by Ronald Neame, starring Maggie Smith (Academy Award Best Actress) premieres in London
  • 1970-04-07 42nd Academy Awards: "Midnight Cowboy" - Best Picture, John Wayne (True Grit), and Maggie Smith (The Prime of Miss Jane Brody) win

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