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Angela Lansbury was a veteran Irish-American and British actress known for her role in one of the most successful television series “Murder, She Wrote.” She was a household name and consider one of the most successful actresses from the past to the present. Her demise in October 2022 shook the movie industry and she’d be a great loss for a very long time.
Who was Angela Lansbury?
Angela Lansbury was born on October 16, 1925 in London, United Kingdom. Her parents were Edgar Lansbury, a former mayor as well as a timber merchant and her mother Moyna Macgill was an actress who starred in several films in her career. She had an older half-sister and two younger twin brothers. At age 9, her father passed away from stomach cancer. She was devastated and as a way of coping with the loss she resulted into playing characters. Angela and her family faced difficulty times after her father died. This forced her mother to be engaged with Leckie Forbes, eventually moving into his house.
Lansbury attended South Hampstead High School in 1934 and graduated in the year 1939. On her educational background, she has often proclaimed that she is self-educated because she learned her acting from cinemas, books and theatres without a tuition. Later on, she went to Webber Douglas School of Singing and Dramatic Art to study for her acting career. After relocating with her brothers and mother to the United States in 1940, Angela studied at Feagin School of Drama and Radio graduating in 1942.
Angela Lansbury made her debut in Broadway in 1957 in the play Hotel Paradiso. The play ran for 15 weeks and Angela received very positive reviews. She later made a comeback in another play called A Taste of Honey. In 1966, she appeared in a musical by the title of Mame and this role led her to receiving a Tony Award. The success of the play led to several other roles in films like Thanksgiving, Dear World, Something for Everyone, Death on the Nile, and The Lady Vanishes among several others.
Angela Lansbury was married twice in her lifetime. She was first married to Richard Cromwell from 1945 to 1946. She later remarried Peter Shaw in 1949 up till her demise in 2003. It was with Peter Shaw she had her two children. They are Deidre Angela Shaw and Anthony Pullen Shaw.
In 1984 Angela appeared in what is considered one of her most successful television series Murder, She Wrote. After the series came to an end she returned to the theatre in a play titled Duece. Later she appeared on Blithe Spirit, A Little Night Musical, and The Best Man. As of 2021 she still was very active in the movie industry. The news of her death on October 11, 2022 shook the entire industry she was reported to have passed on peacefully in her sleep. Her net worth was estimated to be US$80 million. She is one of the wealthiest actresses in the business till date.
What was Angela Lansbury’s age, height and weight?
Angela Lansbury was 96 years when she passed away. She was 5 feet 8 inches tall and her weight 57 kilograms.
What was Angela Lansbury’s Nationality and Ethnicity?
Angela Lansbury was a British national with Irish descent. Her ethnicity is unknown.
What was Angela Lansbury’s profession?
Angela Lansbury was a singer, author, film producer, screenwriter, voice actor, songwriter, film actor, television producer and stage actor.
Did Angela Lansbury have a twin sister?
Angela Lansbury did not have a twin sister. She had an older half-sister, Isolde. The twin in Angela’s family were her younger twin brothers Bruce and Edgar.
Was Angela Lansbury’s daughter in the Manson family?
Angela Lansbury’s daughter was partially in the Manson family. Deidre Angela Shaw had a become involved with the group being led by convicted murderer and cult leader Charles Manson but luckily for her, her mother Angela intervened and saved her from joining the Charles Manson Cult.
What was the cause of Angela Lansbury’s death?
Angela Lansbury’s cause of death was revealed as natural cause. Angela was said to have passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in Los Angeles.
Who was Angela Lansbury’s husband?
Angela Lansbury was married twice in her lifetime. She was first married to Richard Cromwell from 1945 to 1946. She later remarried Peter Shaw in 1949 up till her demise in 2003. It was with Peter Shaw she had her two children.
Did Angela Lansbury have kids?
Angela Lansbury had two children. They are Deidre Angela Shaw and Anthony Pullen Shaw.