Maggie Smith is famous for her extensive career in film, television, and stage, spanning over six decades.
Harry Potter series - Maggie Smith played the role of Professor Minerva McGonagall in the Harry Potter series, which is one of the most successful film franchises of all time.
Downton Abbey - In this critically acclaimed TV show, Maggie Smith played the role of the Dowager Countess of Grantham, Violet Crawley.
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie - Maggie Smith won her first Academy Award for her role as a schoolteacher in this film, which is based on the novel by Muriel Spark.
A Room with a View - In this romantic drama, Maggie Smith played the role of Charlotte Bartlett, a proper British chaperone accompanying a young woman on a trip to Italy.
Gosford Park - Maggie Smith won a BAFTA Award for her role as Constance, Countess of Trentham, in this murder mystery film.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - In this comedy-drama, Maggie Smith played the role of Muriel Donnelly, a retired housekeeper who moves to India to live in a retirement hotel.
Quartet - In this comedy-drama, Maggie Smith played the role of Jean Horton, a retired opera singer who reunites with her former colleagues in a retirement home.