Maggie Smith in character as "Minerva McGonagall" from the "Harry Potter" film series, 2001-2011

This woman is a woman we should all want to be. The actress, Maggie Smith, and the character, Professor Minerva McGonagall.

Dame Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess Grantham in Downton Abbey

Oscar-winning screenwriter lets rip at Downton's Dame Maggie and other stars in his latest book

Not from Downton Abbey specifically, but Maggie Smith is just an amazing and beautiful woman. I admire her o much.

Speak your mind even if your voice shakes ~ Maggie Smith (AKA proff McGonagall) I love her

Maggie Smith in Downton Abbey.  I love Maggie Smith.  She is hilarious in Downton. I don't think I have ever seen a movie she was in that I did not like.  A class act!

Lady Violet - The Dowager Countess of Grantham (Dame Maggie Smith) - - Downton Abbey

Young Maggie Smith. Everything a woman should be. Smart and classy....and very sassy. And....tough as nails.

Young Dame Maggie Smith (professor Minerva McGonagall in Harry Potter or also known as cousin or aunt Violet in Downton Abbey)

MAGGIE SMITH (1978) por "California Suite".

Maggie Smith, the iconic Scottish actor, celebrates her birthday today!

60s then and today  Maggie Smith Professor McGonagall, is that you? Yes, it is. Maggie Smith is currently known for her roles in “Harry Potter” series, as well as on Downton Abbey.   While these are both excellent examples of her work, she also managed to do some pretty incredible things during the 60s, such as “Othello”, as well as her timeless performances on the West End and Broadway.

Dame Maggie Smith is an English actress with an extensive resume of film and…