Friday 1 July 2022 10:45 AM Maggie Smith, 87, enjoys one of the most successful years of her career trends now

Friday 1 July 2022 10:45 AM Maggie Smith, 87, enjoys one of the most successful years of her career trends now
Friday 1 July 2022 10:45 AM Maggie Smith, 87, enjoys one of the most successful years of her career trends now

Friday 1 July 2022 10:45 AM Maggie Smith, 87, enjoys one of the most successful years of her career trends now

Dame Maggie Smith has enjoyed one of the most successful years of her career after making more than £2.3 million in 2021. 

Newly filed accounts reveal that assets in her acting firm, Dame Margret Cross Productions, increased to £10.2 million including £9.8 million in cash reserves. 

The Oscar winner made £1.6 million in profit through the business after allowing for bills of £1.6 million, with £8.7 million being retained for Dame Maggie. 

Impressive: Maggie Smith, 87, has enjoyed one of the most successful years of her career after raking in more than £2.3million

Impressive: Maggie Smith, 87, has enjoyed one of the most successful years of her career after raking in more than £2.3million

The actress, most recently starred in Downton Abbey: A New Era, the second installment of the hugely popular 2019 Downton Abbey film, which came as a spin off from the ITV series. 

Dame Maggie has played the role of Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, throughout the entirety of the historical drama franchise. 

Filming for the sequel took place in 2021 with the motion picture premiering in May this year. 

On screen: The actress recently starred in Downton Abbey: A New Era, the second installment of the hugely popular 2019 film (Pictured alongside Penelope Wilton as Isobel Merton, left)

On screen: The actress recently starred in Downton Abbey: A New Era, the second installment of the hugely popular 2019 film (Pictured alongside Penelope Wilton as Isobel Merton, left)

Fans were eagerly awaiting the latest Downton Abbey instalment, which saw the Crawley family head to the South of France to uncover a mystery at a villa bestowed to Dowager Countess of Grantham, Violet Crawley, while an ambitious director planned to make a film at Downton.

The trailer shows the Crawley family heading to the South of France to uncover a mystery at a villa bestowed to Dowager Countess of Grantham, Violet Crawley, while an ambitious director plans to

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