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Maggie Smith Makes Surprising Comment About 'Harry Potter' & 'Downton Abbey' Roles

Maggie Smith Makes Surprising Comment About 'Harry Potter' & 'Downton Abbey' Roles

Maggie Smith doesn’t feel that her roles in Harry Potter or Downton Abbey were “satisfying.”

The 84-year-old actress played Professor Minerva McGonagall in the Harry Potter films and Violet Crawley in the Downton Abbey show and movie.

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“I am deeply grateful for the work in Potter and indeed Downton, but it wasn’t what you’d call satisfying,” Maggie said in a new interview with ES Magazine, according to The Guardian.

“I didn’t really feel I was acting in those things,” she added.

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