23 Pictures Proving Maggie Smith Is Better Than You

And she knows it. In honor of Dame Maggie Smith’s 78th birthday.

1. In her early years, she was subtle about her superiority.

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2. Just a simple smile.

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3. She didn’t want to make a big deal about it.

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4. But now she’s the Dowager Countess.

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5. She knows she’s all that.

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6. And she wants you to know it too.

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7. She’ll graciously greet the peasants.

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8. And she’ll grace screens big and small.

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9. But she won’t let you forget-

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10. She’s freaking Dame Maggie Smith.

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12. Nothing overshadows her greatness. Not giant necklaces,

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13. Bear-sized fur coats,

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14. Not even fellow actors.

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15. Maggie Smith doesn’t have bad hair days.

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18. Or bad hat days.

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19. She rocks every

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