|Dame Maggie Smith as Lady Grantham Dowager of Downton Abbey|
60 Minutes interview and Season Finale airs Sunday, February 17th
Deirdre Naphin Curran, WA '83 is a producer with 60 Minutes and recently produced the segment featuring Actress Maggie Smith to be aired tonight (Sunday, February 17th) on CBS.
Dame Maggie Smith a well known British actor is cast as the Dowager Lady Grantham on the new hit PBS series Downton Abbey. The season finale will be aired Sunday, February 17th. In her 60 Minutes interview with Steve Kroft, Smith admits to never watching the show. The 78-yr.-old actor says she may watch the series someday, but for now she doesn’t, because watching will only make her agonize over her performance. “Because it's frustrating. I always see things that I would like to do differently and think, ‘Oh, why in the name of God did I do that?’” To view an excerpt of her interview on 60 Minutes - click here.