Maggie Smith is a legendary British actress, best known for her stage, film, and television roles.

She has won numerous awards throughout her career, including two Oscars, five BAFTA Awards, and a Golden Globe.

Some of her most iconic roles include Professor McGonagall in the Harry Potter series and the Dowager Countess in Downton Abbey.

Maggie Smith began her acting career in the 1950s and has since appeared in over 50 films and television shows.

She is also a well-respected stage actress, having performed in numerous productions in the UK and the US.

In addition to her acting career, Maggie Smith has been awarded several honorary degrees and has been recognized for her charity work.

Despite her success, Maggie Smith is known for her modesty and has often spoken about her struggles with insecurity and self-doubt.