Maggie Smith gets kiss from George Clooney in 'Downton Abbey'

Maggie Smith gets kiss from George Clooney in 'Downton Abbey'

London: Veteran actress Maggie Smith will be seen getting a kiss from Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney in an upcoming episode of 'Downton Abbey'.

The 79-year-old actress, who plays the Countess of Grantham in the period drama, will swoon as she receives a kiss from Clooney in the episode, according to her co-star, reportedly.

The usually-dignified Countess is expected to faint in a "comedy fall" on-screen, as Clooney joins the regular cast for a cameo role in a charity episode of 'Downton'.

"There is a very brilliant moment with Maggie and George - and I don't know if I want to give away any more than that really - but Maggie does a very comedy fall," Laura Carmichael, who plays Lady Edith in the show, said.

"George plants a kiss and Maggie ends up on the floor, it's wonderful. He was hilarious." Clooney, 53, secured a part on the show after becoming friends with actor Hugh Bonneville.

His appearance was confirmed at a premiere of the first episode of the new series of 'Downton' by writer Lord 

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