Archived from on 29 January 2015. No wonder she won 2 Oscars, 3 Golden Globe awards, 4 Emmy's, and much more. On stage, she starred as Madeleine Palmer, opposite , in the play in 2002, toured Australia in 's in 2004, and starred in in 2007. She also appeared in the film 1973. I just like to get on with it. On stage, she won her third and fourth Evening Standard awards for Best actress, for in 1981 and in 1984.
In April 2016, she was awarded the by the in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the performing arts. From 29 June to 26 July 2012, she played the lead role of Nora, opposite 's Torvald, in a new version of by at London's Theatre, in a production directed by and designed by. In 1970, she played the title role in 's London production of the Ibsen play , winning her second Evening Standard award for Best Actress. Archived from on 31 October 2015.
She has appeared in series 1, 2 and 4 of Outnumbered, as well as the Christmas Specials in 2009, 2011 and 2012. Later revised as Maggie Smith: A Biography, 2015. Other credits for the company included Night of the Soul and Prisoner's Dilemma. In July 2008, she returned to the National to appear in. She was awarded the by the in 1991. On 26 February 2008, she played Libby, a graduate investigating mis-selling of bank loans, in D.
Smith began her career on stage as a student, performing at the in 1952, and made her professional debut on in New Faces of '56. She accepted the award, presented to her by , in a ceremony at the. In 2006, she played the leading role, of Penelope Toop, in 's touring revival of 's hit farce. From 8 August to 26 October 2013, Morahan reprised her role as Nora Helmer alongside Dominic Rowan, who returned as her husband Torvald, at the Duke of York's Theatre London.
Smith has appeared in more than 50 films, and is one of Britain's most recognisable actresses. She has had an extensive, varied career on stage, film, and television, spanning over 67 years. In a March 2015 interview with Joe Utichi in , Smith announced that the sixth season of Downton Abbey would be her last it was in fact the last to be produced. She won an in 2003 for , to become one of the few actresses to have achieved the , and starred as Lady Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, on 2010—2015 , for which she won three Emmys, her first non-ensemble , and her third Golden Globe.
She moved with her family to when she was four years old. Smith attended until age 16, when she left to study acting at the. On 10 September 2012, she was honoured with the 's Legacy Award. Smith received the 1978 for her role as Diana Barrie in.
The play was written specifically for her by the playwright. For her work on the London stage, she has won a record five Best Actress : for The Private Ear 1962 and The Public Eye 1962 , 1970 , Virginia 1981 , 1984 , and 1994. Archived from on 21 September 2013. 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. Archived from on 28 August 2012. In July 2005, she appeared again at the National in 's Power, staged in the Cottesloe Theatre and also won acclaim at the , , in September 2005 playing Viola in Ian Brown's production of.
In 2013, she was awarded with the. For A Room With a View, she also received her fifth Academy Award nomination, and won her second Golden Globe Award. Dame Maggie Smith is, without a doubt, one of the greatest actress' we know. At the , she was celebrated with the. In 2007, the disclosed that Smith had been diagnosed with.
Afterward, upon hearing that was about to embark on the film 1982 with Smith, her co-star Michael Caine is supposed to have humorously telephoned Palin, warning him that she would steal the film. A View From The Stalls by Caroline Février, The Book Guild Ltd, released 28 March 2018, 330 pages,. In the 1990s, Smith appeared as Wendy Darling in the 1991 hit movie , and also appeared in the hit comedy films in 1992 and in 1996. The latter went to architecture school. Her other films at this time included 1962 , 1963 , 1964 , 1965 , 1968 , and 1969.