Angela Lansbury

 

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Angela Brigid Lansbury, CBE (born 16 October 1925) is an English actress and singer in theatre, television and motion pictures, whose career has spanned eight decades. Her first film appearance was in the 1944 film Gaslight as a conniving maid, for which she received an Academy Award nomination. Among her other films are The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) Beauty and the Beast (1991), and Anastasia (1997). She expanded her repertoire to Broadway musicals and television in the 1950s and was particularly successful in Broadway productions of Gypsy, Mame and Sweeney Todd. Lansbury is perhaps best known to modern audiences for her 12 year run as writer and sleuth Jessica Fletcher on the U. S. television series Murder, She Wrote, in which she starred from 1984 to 1996

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Angela Lansbury

Born 1925-10-16 (96 years ago) in Poplar, London, England, UK.
Height 173 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play (Blithe Spirit) 63rd Tony Awards 2009 Blithe Spirit
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama (Murder, She Wrote) 49th Golden Globe Awards 1991 Murder, She Wrote
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama (Murder, She Wrote) 47th Golden Globe Awards 1989 Murder, She Wrote
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama (Murder, She Wrote) 44th Golden Globe Awards 1986 Murder, She Wrote
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama (Murder, She Wrote) 42nd Golden Globe Awards 1984 Murder, She Wrote
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street) 24th Drama Desk Awards 1979 Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical (Gypsy (1973)) 29th Tony Awards 1975 Gypsy (1973)
Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical (Dear World) 23rd Tony Awards 1969 Dear World
Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical (Mame) 20th Tony Awards 1966 Mame
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture (The Manchurian Candidate) 20th Golden Globe Awards 1962 Hjärntvättad
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play (Deuce) 61st Tony Awards 2007 Deuce
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Law & Order: Trial by Jury) 57th Primetime Emmy Awards 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury
Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program (The 43rd Annual Tony Awards) 1990 The 43rd Annual Tony Awards
Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program (Tony Awards) 1987 Tony Awards
Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program (Sweeney Todd) 1985 Sweeney Todd
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Murder, She Wrote) 37th Primetime Emmy Awards 1985 Murder, She Wrote
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Little Gloria... Happy at Last) 35th Primetime Emmy Awards 1983 Little Gloria... Happy at Last
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (The Manchurian Candidate) 35th Academy Awards 1962 Hjärntvättad
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (The Picture of Dorian Gray) 18th Academy Awards 1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Gaslight) 17th Academy Awards 1944 Gasljus
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Peter Shaw(Gifta: 1949-08-12–2003-01-29) 1949-08-12 2003-01-29 Gifta
Richard Cromwell(Gifta: 1945-09-27–1946-09-11) 1945-09-27 1946-09-11 Gifta
Children

Deidre Angela Shaw, Anthony Pullen Shaw

Siblings

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Angela Brigid Lansbury, CBE (born 16 October 1925) is an English actress and singer in theatre, television and motion pictures, whose career has spanned eight decades. Her first film appearance was in the 1944 film Gaslight as a conniving maid, for which she received an Academy Award nomination. Among her other films are The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) Beauty and the Beast (1991), and Anastasia (1997).

She expanded her repertoire to Broadway musicals and television in the 1950s and was particularly successful in Broadway productions of Gypsy, Mame and Sweeney Todd. Lansbury is perhaps best known to modern audiences for her 12 year run as writer and sleuth Jessica Fletcher on the U.S. television series Murder, She Wrote, in which she starred from 1984 to 1996. Her recent roles include Lady Adelaide Stitch in the 2005 film Nanny McPhee, Leona Mullen in the 2007 Broadway play Deuce, Madame Arcati in the 2009 Broadway revival of the play Blithe Spirit and Madame Armfeldt in the 2010 Broadway revival of the musical A Little Night Music.

Respected for her versatility, Lansbury has won five Tony Awards, six Golden Globes, an Honorary Academy Award, and has been nominated for numerous other industry awards, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress on three occasions, and eighteen Emmy Awards.

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