Has Maggie Smith Been Playing Herself All This Time?

From Jean Brodie to Downton’s dowager, her history repeats.

Maggie Smith in Downton Abbey (Photo: BBC)

I have been watching Smith pull off lovably testy women for the last three decades, in The First Wives Club, in Washington Square, in Tea with Mussolini, in Gosford Park, in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

Actors and Other Entertainers

Actors and actresses spend most of their time pretending to be other people, so perhaps it’s more difficult for them to get a firm grip on who they really are.

Less of an actress?

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