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Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury

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    • October 16th, 1925
Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury DBE (born October 16, 1925) is a British-American actress and singer who has appeared in theater, television, and film roles. Her career has spanned almost eight decades, much of it in the United States. Her work has received international attention. 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Angela Lansbury, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Acting (65 Credits)

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2018The Grinch as Mayor McGerkle (voice)
2018Mary Poppins Returns as Balloon Lady
2017Little Women (2017) as Aunt March
2013Six by Sondheim as Mrs. Lovett (archive footage)
2011Mr. Popper's Penguins as Mrs. Van Gundy
2005Nanny McPhee as Aunt Adelaide
2003Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle as Jessica Fletcher
2001Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man as Jessica Fletcher / Sarah McCullough
2000Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For as Jessica Fletcher
1997Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest as Jessica Fletcher
1997Anastasia as The Dowager Empress Marie (voice)
1997Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas as Mrs. Potts (voice)
1996Mrs. Santa Claus as Mrs. Santa Claus
1994That's Entertainment! III as (archive footage)
1992Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris as Mrs. Ada Harris
1991Beauty and the Beast as Mrs. Potts (voice)
1990The Love She Sought as Agatha McGee
1984The Company of Wolves as Granny
1984Murder, She Wrote as Jessica Fletcher
1984Lace as Aunt Hortense Boutin
1983The Pirates of Penzance as Ruth
1982Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street as Nellie Lovett
1982The Last Unicorn as Mommy Fortuna (voice)
1982Little Gloria... Happy at Last as Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
1980The Mirror Crack'd as Miss Jane Marple
1979The Lady Vanishes as Miss Froy
1978Death on the Nile as Salome Otterbourne
1975The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow as Sister Theresa / Narrator (voice)
1974That's Entertainment! as (archive footage) (uncredited)
1971Bedknobs and Broomsticks as Miss Price
1970Something for Everyone as Countess Herthe von Ornstein
1966Mister Buddwing as Gloria
1965The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders as Lady Blystone
1965Harlow as Jean Bello
1965The Greatest Story Ever Told as Claudia
1964The World of Henry Orient as Isabel Boyd
1964Dear Heart as Phyllis
1963In the Cool of the Day as Sybil Logan
1962The Manchurian Candidate as Mrs. Iselin
1962All Fall Down as Annabell Willart
1961Blue Hawaii as Sarah Lee Gates
1960A Breath of Scandal as la comtesse Lina
1960The Dark at the Top of the Stairs as Mavis Pruitt
1958The Reluctant Debutante as Mabel Claremont
1958The Long, Hot Summer as Minnie Littlejohn
1956Please Murder Me! as Myra Leeds
1955A Life at Stake as Doris Hillman
1955A Lawless Street as Tally Dickenson
1955The Court Jester as Princess Gwendolyn
1952Mutiny as Leslie Waldridge
1952Four Star Playhouse as Joan Robinson
1951Kind Lady as Mrs. Edwards
1949The Red Danube as Audrey Quail
1949Samson and Delilah as Semadar
1948Tenth Avenue Angel as Susan Bratten
1948State of the Union as Kay Thorndyke
1948The Three Musketeers as Queen Ann
1947The Private Affairs of Bel Ami as Clotilde de Marelle
1947If Winter Comes as Mabel Sabre
1946The Hoodlum Saint as Dusty Millard
1946The Harvey Girls as Em
1946Till the Clouds Roll by as London Specialty
1945The Picture of Dorian Gray as Sibyl Vane
1944Gaslight as Nancy Oliver
1944National Velvet as Edwina Brown

Herself (5 Credits)

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2018Howard as Herself
2009The Boys as Herself
2002The Cockettes as Self (archive footage)
1999Fantasia 2000 as Herself - Host
1995Your Studio and You as Herself

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