Downton Abbey: the best lines of Countess Violet Crawley (Maggie Smith)

Violet Crawley Downton Abbey

6 seasons of stripping humor concentrated in a single video.

This Sunday, Netflix puts the entire British series online Downton abbey, broadcast from 2010 to 2015, before being entitled to a film, in 2019. Since the end of the series, the official YouTube channel of the show regularly offers best-ofs: the best lines, the best scenes, focus on characters…

They have thus compiled the best interventions of one of the most beloved characters of the series: the Dowager Countess Violet Crawley, played by the brilliant Maggie Smith.

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Cowardly humor, sharp reflections and sharp punchlines, the matriache of the Crawley clan has marked Downton abbey. His role as an old aristocrat as intelligent as a coward has earned him 3 consecutive Emmy Awards in 2011, 2012 and 2013, as well as a Golden Globe and a SAG Award. Not to mention that before being a star of the small screen, the English actress distinguished herself in the cinema, where her career was crowned with awards, including two Oscars (for The Belles Years of Miss Brodie, in 1968, and California Hotel, in 1978), and where it was particularly successful thanks to the Harry Potter saga.

Here’s a longer best-of of Countess Violet Crawley’s Pikes, devoted to the show’s first two seasons:

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