Maggie Smith Net Worth 2019, Bio, Wiki, Height, Weight, Awards and Instagram
Maggie Smith Net Worth 2019 – Maggie is a British stage, TV, and film actress most famous for her roles in the films ‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’ and ‘California Suite’. Likely, she is also much popular for her role of Professor Minerva McGonagall in the popular Harry Potter film series.
Smith has made appearances in more than fifty films in her extensive career spanning over six decades.
Dame Margaret ‘Maggie’ Smith was born on the 28th of December 28, 1934, in Ilford, Essex to Nathaniel Smith, a public health pathologist and Margaret Hutton, a Scottish Secretary.
At the age of four, the family moved to Oxford where she attended Oxford High School and went on to study acting at the Oxford Play House. She began acting at 17 with Twelfth Night, an Oxford PlayHouse production, being her first performance.
Later, she made her film debut in 1956 with an uncredited role in Child in the House. In the same year, she made her Broadway debut in New Faces of ’56 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.
Maggie Smith became highly recognized in the 1960’s mostly due to her role as Desdemona in Othello which also earned her an Oscar nomination for her performance in the film adaptation.
In the 1990’s, Maggie Smith appeared in the hit movie Hook, the comedy film – Sister Act (1992), The First Wives Club (1996), Richard III (1995) and Washington Square (1997).
She became a household name following the international success of the Harry Potter movies thanks to her popular role as Professor Minerva McGonagall opposite Daniel Radcliffe. She starred in seven of the eight Harry Potter films from 2001 to 2011.
In 2014, her role in the British drama, Downtown Abbey, as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham earned her high praise as well as a Golden Globe Award, two Emmy Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Asides acting, Maggie Smith is involved in charity work. In July 2012, she was appointed a patron of the International Glaucoma Association to support the organization as well as raise awareness.
Height and Weight
Maggie has a height of 5 feet 5 inches and she weighs 55Kg.