Maggie Smith in The Secret Garden Movie: Everything to Know

She made her screen debut in the 1981 movie Local Hero.

She was also knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2001.

Smith made her film debut in 1969 in the low budget crime drama The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

Her play called The Ladykillers is set to open in London in 2020.

While no release date has been announced Smith is expected to begin filming in early 2019.

This is the first time a woman will play the iconic monarch in a series of BBC dramas.

Hughes in Doctor Who and as Elizabeth II in State of Play.

She currently resides in England with her husband former actor Denis Lawson.

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