Maggie Smith

1934 - Today

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Dame Margaret Natalie Smith (born 28 December 1934) is an English actress. Known for her wit in comedic roles, she has had an extensive career on stage and screen over seven decades and is one of Britain's most recognisable and prolific actresses. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maggie Smith has received more than 20,062,566 page views. Her biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Maggie Smith is the 73rd most popular actor (down from 39th in 2019), the 112th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 83rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular British Actor.

Maggie Smith is most famous for her role as Professor Minerva McGonagall in the Harry Potter series.

Memorability Metrics

  • 20M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 73.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 81

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Maggie Smiths by language

Over the past year Maggie Smith has had the most page views in the with 2,869,192 views, followed by German (391,491), and French (337,686). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (109.22%), Albanian (101.72%), and Cantonese (71.86%)


Among actors, Maggie Smith ranks 73 out of 13,578Before her are Brad Pitt, Kirk Douglas, Alan Alda, Henry Fonda, Johnny Depp, and Ian McKellen. After her are Jean Marais, Steven Seagal, Tom Selleck, Roger Moore, John Wayne, and Denzel Washington.

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Among people born in 1934, Maggie Smith ranks 9Before her are Sophia Loren, Charles Manson, Leonard Cohen, Albert II of Belgium, Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, and Giorgio Armani. After her are Gene Cernan, Carl Sagan, Nana Mouskouri, Daniel Kahneman, Judi Dench, and Leonid Kravchuk.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Maggie Smith ranks 112 out of 8,785Before her are George V (1865), Jeremy Bentham (1748), Roger Bacon (1220), Terry Pratchett (1948), Ian McKellen (1939), and H. G. Wells (1866). After her are Ada Lovelace (1815), Blackbeard (1680), Neville Chamberlain (1869), Edward VIII (1894), Ringo Starr (1940), and Edward II of England (1284).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Maggie Smith ranks 10Before her are Sean Connery (1930), Alan Rickman (1946), Elizabeth Taylor (1932), Christopher Lee (1922), Liam Neeson (1952), and Ian McKellen (1939). After her are Roger Moore (1927), Michael Caine (1933), Jane Birkin (1946), Rowan Atkinson (1955), Helen Mirren (1945), and Charlotte Rampling (1946).

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