- Name: Angela Lansbury
- Age: 91 years old
- Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
- Occupation: Actress
- Net Worth: US $70 Million
- Status: Alive
Angela Lansbury is an Award-winning film, television and stage actress. She’s also a producer, singer and songwriter. She’s best known for her lead role as “Jessica Fletcher” in the series, Murder, She Wrote. Her film credits include Gaslight (1944), The Manchurian Candidate (1962) and Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971). Angela Brigid Lansbury was born on October 16, 1925 in London, England. Her mother, Moyna, was an actress, and her father, Edgar, a politician. She had three siblings, Bruce, Edgar and Isolde. Lansbury and her family moved to the United States in 1940. She graduated from the Feagin School of Dramatic Art in New York City in 1942.
Lansbury made her feature film debut in the 1944 mystery-thriller ‘Gaslight’ starring Charles Boyer and Ingrid Bergman. Her role as “Nancy Oliver” earned her an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actress. Lansbury won a Golden Globe Award nomination for her supporting role as “Sibyl Vane” in The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945). Other early films include National Velvet (1944) with Mickey Rooney and The Harvey Girls (1946) with Judy Garland. She won a third Academy Award nomination for her role as “Mrs. Iselin” in The Manchurian Candidate (1962).
Lansbury was dubbed a ‘gay icon’ for her lead role as “Mame Dennis” in the Broadway musical, Mame (1966-68). She won a Tony Award for best leading actress in a musical. Her stage credits also include A Taste of Honey, Gypsy, Hamlet, Sweeney Todd and A Little Night Music. Lansbury starred as “Jessica Fletcher” in the crime-drama series, Murder, She Wrote. The show ran on CBS from September 1984 to May 1996 for a total of 12 seasons. Lansbury voiced the character “Mrs. Potts” from the animated film Beauty and the Beast (1991). She guest starred on two episodes of ‘Law & Order’ in 2015.
Lansbury has won a total of 5 Tony Awards, 6 Golden Globes and a Grammy. She was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame in 1982. She was honored with the National Medal of Arts in 1997 followed by the Kennedy Center Honors in 2000. She received 2 stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for film and the other for television.
Angela Lansbury is 5ft 7in tall and she’s of English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh descent. Her net worth is estimated at $70 million. Lansbury was married to actor ‘Richard Cromwell’ from 1945 to 1946. Her second marriage was to British actor Peter Shaw. The union lasted from 1949 until his death in January 2003. They had two children, Anthony and Deirdre Shaw.
Angela Lansbury Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Angela Brigid Lansbury
- Birthday: October 16, 1925
- How Old : Age: 91 years old
- Place of Birth: Regent’s Park, London, England
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
- Occupation: Actress, Producer, Singer, Songwriter
- Years Active: 1943-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $70 Million
- Marriage(s): Richard Cromwell, Peter Shaw
- Death-O-Meter: Alive