Maggie Smith, 87
We’ve all heard of Hollywood legends, and Maggie Smith is no exception. As one of the world’s most popular English actresses, Dame Smith has wowed audiences with her performances in both film and on stage. With her ability to portray characters’ raw emotions, she quickly becomes a favorite among viewers.
British actress Smith is probably most well-known for her role as Professor Minerva McGonagall in the Harry Potter films, a franchise that gained her many young fans around the world. Although she’s also appeared in other famous productions like David Copperfield (1999) and the renowned TV show Downton Abbey and its subsequent films.