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Angela Lansbury Overview:

Legendary actress, Angela Lansbury, was born Angela Brigid Lansbury on Oct 16, 1925 in Poplar, London. As of December 2016, Angela Lansbury was 91 years old.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Lansbury was nominated for three Oscars, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1944Best Supporting ActressGaslight (1944)Nancy OliverNominated
1945Best Supporting ActressThe Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)Sibyl VaneNominated
1962Best Supporting ActressThe Manchurian Candidate (1962)Raymond's MotherNominated
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She was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Television and Motion Pictures. In addition, Lansbury was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame and TV Hall of Fame . On November 30, 1995, Lansbury received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic.

BlogHub Articles:

HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY

By Crystal Kalyana on Oct 16, 2015 From In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood

Today marks the 90th anniversary of the birth of the motion picture legend, , the notable actress who is primarily remembered for her memorable portrayal of Jessica Fletcher in the long running television series, Murder She Wrote. Angela Bridget Lansbury, made her star-studded debut ... Read full article


31 Days of Oscar Blogathon:

By minooallen on Feb 10, 2015 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

31 Days of Oscar Blogathon in The Manchurian Candiate In 2013, the Academy Awards corrected what was, in my humble opinion, one of its biggest mistakes. No, it did not reverse its 1942 Best Picture decision and give it to Citizen Kane (no offense to How Green Was My Valley lovers). I... Read full article


and James Earl Jones Drive Miss Daisy to the Multiplex

By Will McKinley on Jun 4, 2014 From Cinematically Insane

There’s a new film in theaters this week, which is news that will delight any classic movie and TV fan. But the version of Driving Miss Daisy in which the legendary actress stars opposite James Earl Jones isn’t a remake of Bruce Beresford’s 1989 Best Picture winner. It isn’t even a f... Read full article


Classic Movie Legend Tribute:

By minooallen on Oct 16, 2012 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, , born on October 16, 1925! I have a confession: I am ’s biggest fan. Ok. Maybe not biggest fan, but I am in at least in the 10 percent of Lansbury fandom. It’s no secret to those around me that I adore this woman. I own multiple ... Read full article


'Til Death Do Us Part ~ and Peter Shaw

By Google profile on Jun 30, 2012 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. and Peter Shaw Married 53 years Peter Shaw was a businessman and an actor and helped oversee 's long career in film. They were married until he pa... Read full article


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Angela Lansbury Quotes:

Sarah Lee Gates: [after seeing Chad and Maile dancing to "Rock a Hulla"] Daddy, I'm going to have a headache. A dreadful headache!


Princess Gwendolyn: Marry Griswold? Never!
King Roderick: What was that?
Princess Gwendolyn: He's a brute and a lout.
King Roderick: Brute or not, lout or not, if it pleases me you will marry Griswold.
Princess Gwendolyn: If it pleases you so much, you marry Griswold.


Annabell Willart: Ralph, you're gonna' have to talk to Clinton.
Ralph Willart: [Not terribly concerned] Yeah? What about?
Annabell Willart: [Exasperated] "What about?" Do you realize that boy hasn't set his foot inside a classroom in the past two months?
Ralph Willart: Well, maybe he doesn't like the school he has to go to.
Annabell Willart: [Sarcastically] Well, maybe we should call the School Board and ask them to start a new school, just to please "His Majesty."
Annabell Willart: [Now without the sarcasm] Ralph, will ya' talk to him?


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Angela Lansbury Facts
As for February 2010, she holds the record for youngest actress to get two Oscar nominations (by the age of 20). Was tied with Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson and Alan Alda for the most Golden Globe Award wins: six, until Streep's seventh win on January 17, 2010.

Is a member of St. David's Anglican Church in North Hollywood, California.

She was a longtime friend of the late Bob Hope and gave a speech at his memorial service on 27 August 2003. She and Hope appeared on Bob Hope: The First 90 Years (1993) (TV), and she sang with him.

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