The Greats Of Our Time

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The Greats Of Our Time Directory

Dame Margaret Natalie Smith, CH, DBE (born 28 December 1934) is an English actress. She has had an extensive, varied career on stage, film and television spanning over 66 years. Smith has appeared in over 50 films and is one of Britain’s most recognizable actresses. A prominent figure in British culture for six decades, she was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II in 1990 for services to the performing arts, and received the Companion of Honour from the Queen in 2014 for services to drama.

Maggie Smith – Wikipedia

This weeks choice has been Requested by Kristian of Tales from the Mind of Kristian

Maggie Smith 1952 – Present

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Top 15 Films

I first became fully aware of Maggie Smith in the 1969 movie – The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, l caught some years later.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie 1969  – Maggie Smith, Robert Stephens, Gordon Jackson [5/15]

The V.I.P’s 1963 – Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Margaret Rutherford, Maggie Smith, Louis Jourdan, Orson Welles, Rod Taylor [15/15]

California Suite 1978 – Maggie Smith,Jane Fonda, Michael Caine,Walter Matthau, Bill Cosby, Alan Alda, Richard Pryor, Elaine May [14/15]

So there we go folks, our first part to Maggie Smith Week!

More tomorrow, however this weeks choice has been Requested by Kristian of Tales from the Mind of Kristian

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  1. Ah…the memories. Maggie Smith always reminds me of The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie, but not because I’ve seen it. Because of Rod McKuen’s song “Jean.” In the Fall of 1969, one of the perks of being a high school senior was being permitted to park in the front lot nearest the school entrance. Every morning, most seniors (including non-drivers like me) grouped ourselves into cars in the senior lot, where we hung out listening to the radio until the bell rang signaling the start of the school day. Every day that fall, when “Jean” came on the radio around 8:00 a.m., seniors started gathering belongings, slamming car doors, and trudging to the school door because we all knew that, with the last notes of “Jean,” the school bell rang.

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