‘Downton Abbey’ Star Maggie Smith Plans To Binge-Watch Her Own TV Show

Unlike most people her age, Dame Maggie Smith has hardly any time to plant herself on a couch and watch TV all day. Even it means watching her own TV drama series, Downton Abbey. The 81-year old British actress, who…

Downton Abbey: Show’s Bosses Say Series’ End Wasn’t Strictly Due To Maggie Smith’s Departure

Downton Abbey has ended, and now some fans want to know if it was just because the show couldn’t go on without Maggie Smith as Lady Violet Crawley. The answer to Downton Abbey fans, it seems, is no. Sort of.…

‘Downton Abbey’ Did Not End Because Maggie Smith Quit, According to Producers

Downton Abbey producers are denying reports the much-beloved British show ended because actress Maggie Smith, 80, would not return for a seventh series. The Sun reports that executive producer Gareth Neame said the show would not have been the same…

Maggie Smith Steals “The Lady In The Van”

Maggie Smith is always a delight in every role, be it whimsical, sarcastic, dry aristocratic and even downright grumpy. In her latest movie, The Lady in the Van, Maggie Smith absolutely steals the show. While the movie isn’t actually supposed…

‘Downton Abbey:’ Sixth Season to Be the Last

Downton Abbey will end its run following its upcoming sixth season. Producer Carnival Films made the announcement on Thursday. The production company’s managing director, Gareth Neame, had the following to say. “Millions of people around the world have followed the…

Maggie Smith To Leave “Downton Abbey”

Maggie Smith, who plays Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham, on Downton Abbey is ready to call it a day. The 80-year-old actress says that the time has come for ol’ Violet to take a bow. In her own words, Maggie…

Maggie Smith of ‘Downton Abbey’ Honored by Queen Elizabeth

Maggie Smith, known for her role on the PBS hit series Downton Abbey, was honored on Friday by Queen Elizabeth. The queen made Smith, who plays the Dowager Countess of Grantham, a member of the Order of the Companions of…

Maggie Smith Receives Extremely Rare Honor from Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle

Maggie Smith received a rare, distinguished honor from Queen Elizabeth II Friday during a ceremony at Windsor Castle. The actress, who portrays Dowager Countess of Grantham on Downton Abbey, received the honor for her contribution to theater, cinema and television…

Downton Abbey: Christmas Special Trailer Has Arrived [Video]

Downton Abbey has become quite a hit for many people around the world, and the British hit continues to delight its fans. While the show originally airs in the U.K., it has become very popular in the United States as…

Downton Abbey’s Maggie Smith Is ‘Queen Of The Double Take’

PBS has uploaded a new video featuring Downton Abbey’s Jim Carter (Carson) talking about Maggie Smith, who he had deemed “queen of the doubletake”. If you’ve already watched the season finale, don’t forget to check out this heartwrenching look back…