Angela Lansbury

Voice Actress / Film Producer / Penwoman / Character Actress / Screenwriter / Television Actress / Stage Actress / Film Actress / Television Producer / Actress | * 10/16/1925 († 96, 10/11/2022) | Regent's Park, London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury (October 16, 1925 – October 11, 2022) was a British-American actress. In a career spanning 80 years, she played various roles across film, stage, and television. Although based for much of her life in the United States, her work attracted international attention.Lansbury was born to an upper-middle-class family in Central London, the daughter of Irish actress Moyna Macgill from Belfast and English politician Edgar Lansbury. To escape the Blitz, she moved to the United States in 1940, studying acting in New York City. Proceeding to Hollywood in 1942, she signed to MGM and obtained her first film roles, in Gaslight (1944), National Velvet (1944), and The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945). She appeared in 11 further MGM films, mostly in minor roles, and after her contract ended in 1952, she began to supplement her cinematic work with theatrical appearances. Lansbury was largely seen as a B-list star during this period, but her role in ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Angela Lansbury

Dame Commander of The Order of The British Empire National Medal of Arts Laurence Olivier Awards Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play 4x Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award Kennedy Center Honors Disney Legends 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture 4x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama 2x Sarah Siddons Award Lucy Award Academy Honorary Award Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical Agatha Award Honorary Doctor of The University of Miami Order of the British Empire Drama League Award Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year 3x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama
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Movies with Angela Lansbury as Actress(114)

as Narrator / Mrs. Potts (voice) (archive footage)2020 Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along
as Balloon Lady2018 Mary Poppins Returns
as Mayor McGerkle (voice)2018 The Grinch
as Self / Mrs. Potts (archive footage)2018 Howard
as herself2018 Every Act of Life
as Rose2018 Buttons
as Daisy Werthan2015 Driving Miss Daisy
as herself2015 Women He's Undressed
as Mrs. Lovett (archive footage)2013 Six by Sondheim
as Mrs. Van Gundy2011 Mr. Popper's Penguins
as Self / Hostess2009 To Oz! The Making of a Classic
as Self (archive footage)2009 Waking Sleeping Beauty
as Grandmother (voice)2008 Heidi 4 Paws
as Herself (archive footage)2007 Elvis: #1 Hit Performances
as Aunt Adelaide2005 Nanny McPhee
as herself2004 Queen of Diamonds
as Mame Dennis (segment "Mame")2004 Broadway's Lost Treasures II
as Host / Mrs. Lovett (segment "Sweeney Todd")2003 Broadway's Lost Treasures
as Jessica Fletcher2003 Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle
as (archive footage)2002 Edith Head: The Paramount Years
as Self (archive footage)2002 The Cockettes
as Jessica Fletcher / Sarah McCullough2001 Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man
as Self (archive footage)2000 Sir John Mills' Moving Memories
as Emily Pollifax1999 The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax
as herself1999 Forever Hollywood
as Self - Host1999 Fantasia 2000
as Narrator (voice)1998 Glorious Technicolor
as The Dowager Empress Marie (voice)1997 Anastasia
as Mrs. Santa Claus1996 Mrs. Santa Claus
as herself1995 Your Studio and You
as (archive footage)1994 That's Entertainment! III
as Mrs. Ada Harris1992 Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris
as Sylvia1992 Mickey's Audition
as Mrs. Potts (voice)1991 Beauty and the Beast
as Self - Actress1991 The Trouble With Agatha Christie
as Agatha McGee1990 The Love She Sought
as Penelope Keeling1989 The Shell Seekers
as Nan Moore1988 Shootdown
as Marchesa Allabrandi1986 Rage of Angels: The Story Continues
as Granny1984 The Company of Wolves
as Ann Royce McClain1984 A Talent for Murder
as Mommy Fortuna (voice)1982 The Last Unicorn
as Miss Jane Marple1980 The Mirror Crack'd
as Miss Froy1979 The Lady Vanishes
as Salome Otterbourne1978 Death on the Nile
as Salome Otterbourne (archive footage)1978 Death on the Nile: Making of Featurette
as Sister Theresa / Narrator (voice)1975 The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow
as (archive footage) (uncredited)1974 That's Entertainment!
as Miss Price1971 Bedknobs and Broomsticks
as Countess Herthe von Ornstein1970 Something For Everyone
as Gloria1966 Mister Buddwing
as Mama Jean Bello1965 Harlow
as Phyllis1964 Dear Heart
as Isabel Boyd1964 The World of Henry Orient
as Sybil Logan1963 In the Cool of the Day
as Mrs. Iselin1962 The Manchurian Candidate
as Annabell Willart1962 All Fall Down
as Sarah Lee Gates1961 Blue Hawaii
as Countess Lina1960 A Breath of Scandal
as Mabel Claremont1958 The Reluctant Debutante
as Minnie Littlejohn1958 The Long, Hot Summer
as Myra Leeds1956 Please Murder Me
as Princess Gwendolyn1955 The Court Jester
as Tally Dickenson1955 A Lawless Street
as Madame Valentine1955 The Purple Mask
as Doris Hillman1955 A Life at Stake
as Valeska Chauvel1953 Remains to Be Seen
as Leslie Waldridge1952 Mutiny
as Mrs. Edwards1951 Kind Lady
as Semadar1949 Samson and Delilah
as Audrey Quail1949 The Red Danube
as Queen Ann1948 The Three Musketeers
as Kay Thorndyke1948 State of the Union
as Susan Bratten1948 Tenth Avenue Angel
as Clotilde de Marelle1947 The Private Affairs of Bel Ami
as Mabel Sabre1947 If Winter Comes
as London Specialty1946 Till the Clouds Roll By
as Dusty Millard1946 The Hoodlum Saint
as Edwina Brown1945 National Velvet
as Sibyl Vane1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray
as Nancy Oliver1944 Gaslight

TV Shows/Series with Angela Lansbury as Actress(31)

as Eleanor Duvall2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury
as Eleanor Duvall1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
as herself1997 The View
as Self - Guest1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show
as Lady Penelope Berrington1994 Touched by an Angel
as Jessica Fletcher1984 Murder, She Wrote
as Aunt Hortense Boutin1984 Lace
as Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney1982 Little Gloria... Happy at Last
as Self - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show
as herself1963 The Danny Kaye Show
as herself1962 The Merv Griffin Show
as Vanessa Peters1955 Stage 7
as Justina Marshall1954 Climax!
as Judith Beresford1954 Climax!
as Daphne Rutledge1953 GE Theater
as herself1952 Today
as Joan Robinson1952 Four Star Playhouse
as Mrs. Hallerton1952 Four Star Playhouse
as Florie Vandrop1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
as Penelope Keeling1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame
as Leslie1950 Lux Video Theatre
as Lucy Landor1950 Lux Video Theatre
as Tina Rafferty1950 Lux Video Theatre
as Elsa1950 Lux Video Theatre
as Christine Manson1950 Robert Montgomery Presents
as Self - Mystery Guest1950 What's My Line?

Movies with Angela Lansbury as Crew(2)

Crew/In Memory Of2022 Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Crew/Thanks2019 Knives Out

TV Shows/Series with Angela Lansbury as Crew(1)

Production/Producer1984 Murder, She Wrote

Born: Friday, 10/16 1925 (October) in Regent's Park, London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Tuesday, 10/11 2022 (October) in Los Angeles (aged: 96)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, South Hampstead High School
Spouses (current/former): Peter Shaw, Richard Cromwell
Children: Anthony Shaw
Father: Edgar Lansbury
Related to: George Lansbury, Dorothy Thurtle, Daisy Postgate, Tamara Ustinov, John Postgate, Oliver Postgate, Coral Lansbury, Malcolm Turnbull, Peter Ustinov
Other names for Angela Lansbury (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Angela Brigid Lansbury"
"Анджела Бриджид Лэнсбери"
"Анджела Лэнсбери"
Angela Lansbury frequently works together with these people:
David Niven (38x, Actor)
Charles Boyer (29x, Actor)
Dick Powell (27x, Actor)
Ida Lupino (23x, Actress)
John Newland (23x, Crew)
Vincent Price (20x, Actor)
Vera Miles (20x, Actress)
Phyllis Thaxter (19x, Actress)
June Lockhart (18x, Actress)
Eddie Albert (17x, Actor)
Isobel Elsom (17x, Actress)
Stephen Sondheim (12x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1532, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/19/2024