Friday, January 11, 2013

Dame Maggie Smith's Son Changed Name To Lose Family Connection 10 January 2013 (CONTACT MUSIC)

Dame Maggie Smith's son changed his name when he became an actor because he didn't want to trade on his family connections.

Chris Larkin, who was born Christopher Stephens, admits he wanted to distance himself from his famous mother and his actor father, the late Sir Robert Stephens.

The Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World star chose his adopted last name in honour of his favourite poet - Philip Larkin.


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