These throwback pics of Dame Maggie Smith prove she's always been fabulous

Dame Maggie Smith is nothing short of an acting legend.

Smith is known for her iconic role in Downton Abbey and played Miss Jean Brodie in the film The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

She's also been nominated for an Academy Award six times (with two wins), won SEVEN BAFTA’s (plus a load more nominations), and was appointed a Dame of the British Empire.

Needless to say, Dame Maggie Smith is forever smashing it.

But we've just stumbled across these old school photos of her and we've fallen in love all over again!