Maggie Smith: Harry Potter and Downton Abbey weren't 'what you’d call satisfying'

Maggie Smith: Harry Potter and Downton Abbey weren't 'what you’d call satisfying'
 

Dame Maggie Smith has said her work in the Harry Potter films and on Downton Abbey “wasn’t what you’d call satisfying”.
The actor, 84, played schoolmistress Minerva McGonagall in the boy-wizard films and the waspish Violet Crawley in the period drama. Discussing the earlier years of her career, she told ES magazine: “It seemed to take ages to get away from light comedy.”
She added: “I am deeply grateful for the work in Potter and indeed Downton, but it wasn’t what you’d call satisfying. I didn’t really feel I was acting in those things.”
Smith returned to the stage this year as Joseph... read more

 
10 December 2019 in Art & Culture, Views: 31
Source: Guardian
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