Maggie Smith Young, Cancer, Dead and Awards

Posted On: 01 Feb, 2015

Maggie Smith Young, Cancer, Dead and Awards

Quick Facts

Date of Birth December 28, 1934
Age 86 Years 1 Month(s)
Nationality English
Profession Actress
Husband/Spouse Robert Stephens(div), Beverley Cross(div)
Boyfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(twice)
Married Not Now
Body Measurements 34-25-32 inches
Net Worth $16 Million Dollars
Height 5 feet 5 inches(165 cm)
Weight 58 kg(approx.)
Children/Kids Toby Stephens, Chris Larkin

Maggie Smith was born as Dame Margaret Natalie "Maggie" Smith on the 28th of December, 1934 (her current age is 81 years old) in Ilford, Essex, England. Born as the only daughter after a twin brothers to a secretary mother named Margaret and a pathologist father Nathaniel Smith. After the couple settled down in Essex for some time, they later moved the family to Oxford when Maggie was 4 years old. She grew up there, and attended the local Oxford High School from where she graduated at the age of 16. Due to her massive interest towards acting, her parents let her pursue a career in acting, and she trained at the local theatre. She also studied Bachelors in Acting at the Oxford Playhouse. Born and raised as a Christian, Maggie is a British by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

She is not a very tall woman, as her height is only a 165 cm; which is about 5 feet and 5 inches. Her last recorded weight was also about 68 kg, which is not very bad for someone her height and age. She is a beautiful woman, gracious and friendly that takes it easy for her to have lots of friends. A very attractive lady in her young age, she has got some hot pictures on the internet as she had done some bold scenes. Throughout her career, she might have been in relationships with different known/ unknown male counterparts, but no history of her dating list can be retrieved. Married twice in her life, she currently seems to be single and not so happy about it. After she had given birth to her first child in 1967, she married actor Robert Stephens, just ten days after her child was born. Living together for only 7 years, the couple had two children together, both sons; Chris Larkin (1967) and Toby Stephens (1969). After splitting up with her husband in 1974, she was in another relationship. This time, her partner was Beverly Cross who happened to be a scriptwriter.  The two got together and married in an August of 1975, Guildford Register Office. But maybe fate didn’t mean to bring them together, as Beverly was dead in 1998 leaving Maggie lonely. She didn’t have any children with him, but has now become a grandma of 5 children.

Starting her acting career from Oxford’s play at 17 years of age, she has proved herself to be a versatile actress and has done a variety of roles. Her first appearance in a big screen was in the film Child in the House (1956) and in that year she also played in Ethel Barrymore Theatre from June to December. With some frequent roles after that, she played in some hits like Share My Lettice and Nowhere to Go. She also received her first BAFTA award nominations for her role in the latter. Thus, she on screen chemistry with actor Kenneth Williams continued in the plays The Public Eye and The Private Ear, for which she won the Evening Standard Awards for the Best Actress for a record of 5 consecutive times. After she played in Royal National Theatre’s version of Othello in 1965, she was nominated for the Oscar award. Having won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969), she has been nominated for several awards and has won many of them. She also has a record for winning the BAFTA awards for 17 times, which shows how talented and hardworking actress she is. Due to this nature of her she has earned much fame and more fans around the world, which follow her on her Twitter and Facebook pages. You can also follow her to get updated with her latest activities, and also join her Instagram page to see much pictures or videos of her. She has acted in more than 50 movies but not in a single TV shows. Having struggling with her health in her old age, she was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in 2007 from which she is believed to have recovered. To know more about her, you can read her biography on sites like IMDB and Wikipedia. She has an estimated net worth of 16 million US dollars.