Maggie Smith

1934 - Today

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Dame Maggie Smith (born Margaret Natalie Smith, 28 December 1934) is an English actress. She has had an extensive career on film, stage, and television, which began in the mid-1950s. Smith has appeared in more than 60 films and over 70 plays, and is one of Britain's most recognisable actresses. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maggie Smith has received more than 12,553,347 page views. Her biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Maggie Smith is the 49th most popular actor (up from 77th in 2019), the 93rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 144th in 2019) and the 8th most popular British Actor.

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

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  • 13M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 81.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 77

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Maggie Smith ranks 49 out of 10,030Before her are Jean-Paul Belmondo, Roger Moore, Ian McKellen, Chuck Norris, Louis de Funès, and Harrison Ford. After her are Greta Garbo, Christopher Lee, Marcello Mastroianni, Michael Caine, Katharine Hepburn, and Omar Sharif.

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Among people born in 1934, Maggie Smith ranks 6Before her are Yuri Gagarin, Charles Manson, Brigitte Bardot, Sophia Loren, and Leonard Cohen. After her are Giorgio Armani, Albert II of Belgium, Carl Sagan, Judi Dench, Gene Cernan, and Nana Mouskouri.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Maggie Smith ranks 93 out of 6,924Before her are Emily Brontë (1818), Roger Moore (1927), David Livingstone (1813), Walter Scott (1771), Ian McKellen (1939), and William Blake (1757). After her are Mary Boleyn (1499), J. M. W. Turner (1775), Alex Ferguson (1941), Christopher Lee (1922), Edward VIII (1894), and Charlotte Brontë (1816).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Maggie Smith ranks 8Before her are Anthony Hopkins (1937), Sean Connery (1930), Richard Burton (1925), Elizabeth Taylor (1932), Roger Moore (1927), and Ian McKellen (1939). After her are Christopher Lee (1922), Michael Caine (1933), Alan Rickman (1946), Liam Neeson (1952), Judi Dench (1934), and Rowan Atkinson (1955).

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