Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 16-10-1925
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Regent's Park, London, England, UK
  • Also Known As:

    Angela Brigid Lansbury
    Анджела Бриджид Лэнсбери

  • Popularity: 4.17
  • Homepage: N/A

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.

Year Movie Character
1980 The Mirror Crack'd as Miss Jane Marple
1984 The Company of Wolves as Granny
1971 Bedknobs and Broomsticks as Miss Price
1956 Please Murder Me as Myra Leeds
1975 The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow as Sister Theresa / Narrator (voice)
1955 A Life at Stake as Doris Hillman
1992 Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris as Mrs. Ada Harris
1990 The Love She Sought as Agatha McGee
2004 Queen of Diamonds as Herself
1996 Mrs. Santa Claus as Mrs. Santa Claus
1989 The Shell Seekers as Penelope Keeling
1998 Glorious Technicolor as Narrator (voice)
1999 The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax as Emily Pollifax
1988 Shootdown as Nan Moore
1997 Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest as Jessica Fletcher
2003 Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle as Jessica Fletcher
2001 Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man as Jessica Fletcher / Sarah McCullough
2000 Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For as Jessica Fletcher
2003 Broadway's Lost Treasures as Host / Mrs. Lovett (segment "Sweeney Todd")
1990 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: The Making of a Movie Classic as Herself - host
1982 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street as Nellie Lovett
1995 Anyone Can Whistle: Live at Carnegie Hall as Self - Host / Narrator
1955 A Lawless Street as Tally Dickenson
1983 The Pirates of Penzance as Ruth
1965 The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders as Lady Blystone
1970 Something For Everyone as Countess Herthe von Ornstein
1948 Tenth Avenue Angel as Susan Bratten
1983 The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story as Amanda Fenwick
1947 The Private Affairs of Bel Ami as Clotilde de Marelle
1952 Mutiny as Leslie Waldridge
2015 Driving Miss Daisy as Daisy Werthan
2002 Mormon Tabernacle Choir Presents The Joy of Christmas with Angela Lansbury as Self
1984 A Talent for Murder as Ann Royce McClain
1991 The Trouble With Agatha Christie as Herself
1988 Angela Lansbury's Positive Moves as Herself
2018 Buttons as Rose
2009 To Oz! The Making of a Classic as Herself / Hostess
2001 Disney's 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs': Still the Fairest of Them All as Narrator
1962 The Manchurian Candidate as Mrs. Iselin
1979 The Lady Vanishes as Miss Froy
1961 Blue Hawaii as Sarah Lee Gates
1964 The World of Henry Orient as Isabel Boyd
1946 The Hoodlum Saint as Dusty Millard
1964 Dear Heart as Phyllis
1947 If Winter Comes as Mabel Sabre
1963 In the Cool of the Day as Sybil Logan
1951 Kind Lady as Mrs. Edwards
2003 Reflections on 'Gaslight'
2001 Music Magic: The Sherman Brothers - Bedknobs and Broomsticks as Self
2006 Private Screenings: Angela Lansbury as Self
2020 Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along as Narrator / Mrs. Potts (voice) (archive footage)
1965 Harlow as Jean Bello
1955 The Court Jester as Princess Gwendolyn
1997 Anastasia as The Dowager Empress Marie (voice)
1948 State of the Union as Kay Thorndyke
1946 The Harvey Girls as Em
1949 The Red Danube as Audrey Quail
1949 Samson and Delilah as Semadar
1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray as Sibyl Vane
1960 A Breath of Scandal as la comtesse Lina
2011 Mr. Popper's Penguins as Mrs. Van Gundy
1962 All Fall Down as Annabell Willart
1959 Summer of the Seventeenth Doll as Pearl
1960 The Dark at the Top of the Stairs as Mavis Pruitt
1953 Remains to Be Seen as Valeska Chauvel
2007 Words and Music by Jerry Herman as Herself
1994 Jerry Herman's Broadway at the Hollywood Bowl as Herself
1944 Gaslight as Nancy Oliver
1948 The Three Musketeers as Queen Ann
1958 The Reluctant Debutante as Mabel Claremont
1945 National Velvet as Edwina Brown
1955 The Purple Mask as Madame Valentine
1966 Mister Buddwing as Gloria
1978 Death on the Nile as Salome Otterbourne
2017 Rod Taylor: Pulling No Punches as Herself
2018 The Grinch as Mayor McGerkle (voice)
1991 Beauty and the Beast as Mrs. Potts (voice)
1982 The Last Unicorn as Mommy Fortuna (voice)
2004 Broadway's Lost Treasures II as Mame Dennis (segment "Mame")
1958 The Long, Hot Summer as Minnie Littlejohn
2004 The Blackwater Lightship as Dora
2003 The Golden Girls: Lifetime Intimate Portrait Series
1992 Mickey's Audition as Angela Lansbury
1986 Rage of Angels: The Story Continues as Marchesa Allabrandi
2007 Elvis: #1 Hit Performances as Herself (archive footage)
2007 Elvis: #1 Hit Performances & More as Herself (archive footage)
2018 Harold Prince: The Director's Life
2008 Heidi 4 Paws as Grandmother (voice)
1978 Death on the Nile: Making of Featurette as Salome Otterbourne
1997 Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas as Mrs. Potts (voice)
1999 Fantasia 2000 as Herself - Host
2013 Six by Sondheim as Mrs. Lovett (archive footage)
1996 A Benefit Celebration: A Tribute to Angela Lansbury as Herself
1995 Inside the Dream Factory as Self
2004 Disney Princess Sing Along Songs, Vol. 1 - Once Upon A Dream as Mrs. Potts (voice)
1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told as Claudia
2005 Nanny McPhee as Aunt Adelaide
2015 Women He's Undressed as Self
1986 The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn as Herself
1999 Forever Hollywood as Herself
1995 Your Studio and You as Herself
2018 Mary Poppins Returns as Balloon Lady
1946 Till the Clouds Roll By as London Specialty
2010 Beyond Beauty: The Untold Stories Behind the Making of Beauty and the Beast
1997 Frank Capra's American Dream
2000 Sir John Mills' Moving Memories as Self (archive footage)
2018 Every Act of Life as Herself
2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story as Herself
2018 Howard as Herself
2002 The Cockettes as Self (archive footage)
2005 Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards as Rose (segment "Gypsy")
2003 Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There as Self
1994 That's Entertainment! III as (archive footage)
1974 That's Entertainment! as (archive footage) (uncredited)
2019 Knives Out
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1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1 episode)
1952 Four Star Playhouse (122 episode) as Joan Robinson
1997 The View (3 episode) as Self
1994 Touched by an Angel (1 episode)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode) as Eleanor Duvall
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (2 episode)
1954 Climax! (2 episode)
1950 Robert Montgomery Presents (2 episode)
1955 Stage 7 (2 episode) as Vanessa Peters
1953 The Oscars (4 episode) as Self
1955 Screen Director's Playhouse (35 episode) as Vera Wayne
1949 The Emmy Awards (1 episode)
1954 Studio 57 (2 episode)
1984 Murder, She Wrote (264 episode) as Jessica Fletcher
1980 Magnum, P.I. (1 episode)
1952 Today (1 episode)
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1984 Lace (2 episode) as Aunt Hortense Boutin
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1 episode)
1950 Lux Video Theatre (4 episode)
1950 Your Show of Shows (1 episode)
1978 The Kennedy Center Honors (1 episode) as Self
1956 Tony Awards (1 episode) as Herself - Performer
2017 Little Women (3 episode) as Aunt March
1982 Little Gloria... Happy at Last (2 episode) as Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
1986 Rage of Angels: The Story Continues (2 episode) as Marchesa Allabrandi
2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (1 episode) as Eleanor Duvall
1972 The Julie Andrews Hour (1 episode) as Herself
1956 Tony Awards (1 episode) as Herself - Presenter
1956 Tony Awards (5 episode) as Herself - Host / Performer
1956 Tony Awards (1 episode) as Herself - Nominee / Presenter
1968 The Dick Cavett Show (1 episode) as Self - Guest
1963 The Danny Kaye Show (1 episode) as Self
1962 The Merv Griffin Show (1 episode) as Self
1984 Murder, She Wrote (264 episode) Production as (Producer)

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