October 16, 1925
October 11, 2022
U.S. - U.K.
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm
34-26-36 in | 86.5-66-91.5 cm
60 kg | 132 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Angela Brigid Lansbury was born in Regent's Park, London, England, on October 16, 1925, was a British-American actress.
Young Angela Lansbury first started performing in school's production of play "Mary of Scotland" (1933).
She made her big screen debut in psychological thriller film Gaslight (1944) in role as Nancy Oliver.
She got her television debut in NBC drama series Robert Montgomery Presents (1950-1953) in role as Rosie / Christine Manson.
Angela's breakthrough performance came as Mame Dennis in a musical "Mame" (1962) at Winter Garden Theatre, for which she won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical.
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "Hotel Paradiso" (1957) in role as Marcelle (Madame Cot), at Henry Miller's Theatre.
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She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her role as Sibyl Vane in horror drama film The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945).
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her role as Mrs. Nadia Iselin in neo-noir psychological political thriller movie The Manchurian Candidate (1962).
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Nancy Oliver in psychological thriller film Gaslight (1944).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for her role as Dora Devereux in drama film The Blackwater Lightship (2004).
She was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Salome Otterbourne in mystery movie Death on the Nile (1978).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for her role as Amanda Fenwick in Christmas drama film The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (1983).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her roles in films:
Something for Everyone (1970) black comedy as Countess Herthe von Ornstein
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) musical fantasy as Miss Eglantine Price
She was nominated for the Annie Award for Voice Acting in a Feature Production for her voice role as Dowager Empress Marie / Narrator in animated musical drama film Anastasia (1997).
The Court Jester (1955) musical comedy opposite Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns and Basil Rathbone
The Company of Wolves (1984) gothic fantasy horror with Sarah Patterson and Stephen Rea
The Harvey Girls (1946) musical opposite Judy Garland and Ray Bolger
National Velvet (1944) drama sport with Elizabeth Taylor and Mickey Rooney
Fantasia 2000 (1999) animated musical fantasy in role as Herself, in segment "The Firebird"
Blue Hawaii (1961) musical romantic comedy opposite Elvis Presley, Jenny Maxwell and Joan Blackman
Samson and Delilah (1949) romantic biblical drama with Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature and George Sanders
The Mirror Crack'd (1980) mystery opposite Kim Novak, Elizabeth Taylor and Rock Hudson
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011) comedy with Jim Carrey and Carla Gugino
Driving Miss Daisy (2014) drama comedy opposite James Earl Jones and Boyd Gaines
Mary Poppins Returns (2018) musical fantasy with Emily Blunt, Emily Mortimer and Lin-Manuel Miranda
She won four Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress – Television Series Drama for her role as Jessica Fletcher in CBS crime drama television series Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996), also she was nominated for twelve Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Eleanor Duvall in NBC crime drama television series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2005), in episode "Night".
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for her role as Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney in television miniseries Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982).
She played Aunt March in BBC television historical drama series Little Women (2017).
Attended South Hampstead High School (1934-1939).
Studied music at the Ritman School of Dancing.
Studied acting at the Webber Douglas School of Singing and Dramatic Art in Kensington, West London.
Studied at the Feagin School of Drama and Radio.
Had two younger brothers, Bruce Lansbury and Edgar.
Had English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh ancestry.
She received the Academy Honorary Award in 2013.
She was good friends with Beatrice Arthur, Bob Hope and Louis Herthum.
She was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 2014.
She won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her roles in musicals:
Mame (1962) as Mame Dennis, at Winter Garden Theatre
Dear World (1969) as Countess Aurelia, at Mark Hellinger Theatre
Gypsy (1973-1975) as Rose, at Winter Garden Theatre
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1979-1981) as Mrs. Nellie Lovett, at Uris Theatre
She won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play and a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role as Madame Arcati in a play "Blithe Spirit" (2009), at Shubert Theatre.
She was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role as Leona Mullen in a play "Deuce" (2007), at Music Box Theatre.
She was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Madame Armfeldt in a musical "A Little Night Music" (2009-2010), at Walter Kerr Theatre.
She won the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 1997.
She was nominated for the Grammy Award for Album of the Year for voice role of the singing teapot Mrs. Potts in soundtrack album Beauty and the Beast (1991).
She received Lifetime Achievement Award from the BAFTA in 2003.
Angela died on October 11, 2022, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 96.
She was married to:
Peter Shaw (1949-2003) they had two children, Anthony Peter and Deirdre Ann
Richard Cromwell (1945-1946)