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Maggie Smith
(1934-____) born on
Dec 28
US actress. She is noted for her poignancy and wit in comic roles, "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," 1969.
         
   
F
"Little girls, I am in the business of putting old heads on young shoulders, and all my pupils are the crème de la crème. Give me a girl at an impressionable age and she is mine for life."

R
One went to school, one wanted to act, one started to act, and one's still acting.
A
"I've aged, Sidney. There are new lines in my face. I look like a brand-new, steel-belted radial tire."
N
"I believe that I am past my prime. I had reckoned on my prime lasting till I was at least fifty."
K
What was wrong with those people tonight? Never have I heard such a cacophony of coughs before! Is there an epidemic? Slap them! Do me a favour, slap them, it was awful!"
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: As teacher Jean Brodie in film "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," 1969.
R: Profile, "The Sunday Times," 1 Jan 1989.
A: In film "California Suite," 1978.
N: As teacher Jean Brodie in film "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," 1969.
K: After a performance of "Talking Heads" in a London Theatre; found at www.londontheatre.co.uk/reviews/maggiesmith.html.
   


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