In addition to her long lineup of appearances on both television and film, Smith has also had a long-standing love affair with the stage, making her professional theatre debut on Broadway in 1956 in the play New Faces of 1956.
Her other films at this time included Go to Blazes 1962 , The V.
Perched at a writing desk, she appeared to be swept up in her character as she held her quill poised over a sheet of paper, a bonnet perched on top of her head of curls.
Her picturesque 15th-century red brick home, purchased by Smith and late husband and playwright Beverley Cross in 1981, is located on a large plot of land in the English countryside.
As famous as Maggie Smith is, she rarely gets recognized in her hometown.
How Old Is Maggie Smith? Maggie Smith parents Nathaniel Smith father Year of Birth: 1902 Year of Death: 1991 age 89 Nathaniel was a medical laboratory technician at Oxford University.
Maggie Smith is alive and working on the upcoming Downton Abbey film Maggie Smith is alive and showing no signs of slowing down.
He later married Irish actress Patricia Quinn who was by his side until his death because of complications after liver and kidney transplantation.