Angela Lansbury Overview:

Legendary actress, Angela Lansbury, was born Angela Brigid Lansbury on Oct 16, 1925 in Poplar, London. As of December 2020, Angela Lansbury was 95 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:

ADORING BLOGATHON, Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man (2001)

on Feb 15, 2019 From Caftan Woman

The Adoring Blogathon is hosted by Gill of Realweegiemidget Reviews. Enjoy all of the contributions collected HERE. "There is something a little bit mysterious and interesting about her and that certainly appeals to me... Mystery is my business, as you know." - Angela Lansbu... Read full article


Actress Beauty Tips #38: Positive Moves with

on Aug 19, 2017 From Comet Over Hollywood

This is the?38th installment of the classic actress beauty tips that I have read about and tested.? Actress has had a long and varied career. Lansbury started in films in 1944 and on the stage in 1957, and she still works in both mediums today. She was active on television with her o... Read full article


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


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Angela Lansbury Quotes:

[Minnie Littlejohn proposing marriage to Will Varner]
Minnie Littlejohn: Look, honey. It's no good you trying to tell me you're too old. I happen to be in a position to deny it.


Sarah Lee Gates: Chadwick's a growing boy, I don't think it's appropriate of you to give him intoxicating libations.


Minnie Littlejohn: I made plans, Will, matrimonial plans.
Will Varner: Now you ain't ever heard me say the word matrimony.
Minnie Littlejohn: Well now, I'm willing to overlook that.


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2005: To date, she is the only actress with more than two nominations in Tony Award competition to go undefeated, having won all four for which she was nominated. Her Tony wins, all in the Best Actress (Musical) category, are: in 1966, "Mame"; in 1969, "Dear World"; the musical version of "The Madwoman of Chaillot"; in 1975, a revival of "Gypsy"; and, in 1979, "Sweeney Todd", a performance she recreated in the television production of the same title, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1982) (TV).

Mother of Anthony Pullen Shaw and Deirdre Shaw (Deirdre Angela Shaw). Stepmother of David Shaw.

Her performance as Mrs. John Iselin in The Manchurian Candidate (1962) is ranked #91 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.

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