Maggie Smith Movies

Maggie Smith A stage and screen actress of enormous range, Maggie Smith -- the daughter of an Oxford pathologist --was born Dec. 28, 1934, in Ilford, England. She made her professional debut at the Oxford Playhouse in a 1952 production of "Twelfth Night."

Smith hasn't looked back since, appearing constantly in movies and plays. In 2003, she became one of only 17 performers to have won the acting "Triple Crown," with coveted Oscar (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, California Suite), Tony ("Lettice and Lovage") and Emmy awards (My House in Umbria).

While more mature audiences will remember Smith best for films such as Richard III (1995) and Tea with Mussolini (1999), a new generation of fans has come to adore her as the headmistress of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the Harry Potter movies. In 2010, Smith was again Emmy-nominated for her stellar performance in the telefilm "Capturing Mary."

The Lady in the Van

The Lady in the Van

2015 PG-13

In this touching human drama adapted from writer Alan Bennett's bestselling memoir, he befriends the elderly Miss Shepherd, who's living in a van that's been parked in his driveway for 15 years.

  • Downton Abbey Downton Abbey
  • Gosford Park Gosford Park
  • The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
  • Quartet Quartet
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • My Old Lady My Old Lady
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • The Secret Garden The Secret Garden
  • Clash of the Titans Clash of the Titans
  • Hook Hook
  • My House in Umbria My House in Umbria
  • Sister Act Sister Act
  • Ladies in Lavender Ladies in Lavender
  • Becoming Jane Becoming Jane
  • A Room with a View A Room with a View
  • Death on the Nile Death on the Nile
  • Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
  • Charles Dickens: David Copperfield Charles Dickens: David Copperfield
  • Gnomeo and Juliet Gnomeo and Juliet
  • Tea with Mussolini Tea with Mussolini
  • Nanny McPhee Returns Nanny McPhee Returns
  • Murder by Death Murder by Death
  • Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
  • The First Wives Club The First Wives Club
  • Agatha Christie's Evil Under the Sun Agatha Christie's Evil Under the Sun
  • The V.I.P.s The V.I.P.s
  • California Suite California Suite
  • The Last September The Last September
  • The Merchant of Venice The Merchant of Venice
  • The Millionairess The Millionairess
  • Othello Othello
  • The Millionairess / Talking Heads The Millionairess / Talking Heads
  • Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing
  • Suddenly, Last Summer Suddenly, Last Summer
  • Quartet Quartet
  • The Best of the Tony Awards: The Plays The Best of the Tony Awards: The Plays