Angela Lansbury, who crooned as a teapot in Beauty and the Beast and solved mysteries as Jessica Fletcher in Murder,Angela Lansbury, who crooned as a teapot in Beauty and the Beast
She Wrote, died October 11 at the age of 96, just days shy of her 97th birthday, her family has confirmed.
Lansbury was born in London in 1925 to an actor mother, Moyna MacGill, and a politician father, Edgar Lansbury,
Lansbury even argued that she “never really advanced” beyond The Manchurian Candidate in 1962, for which she received her third Academy Award nod.
Lansbury never exactly abandoned the movies—but by the time she once again made waves on the big screen in 1971 with Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks as the witch Eglantine Pr
One of Hollywood's most endearing stars, Angela Lansbury made her film debut in 1944.
She has since acted in some 60 movies, made numerous television appearances, and trodden the stage in theaters around the world.
Perhaps best known for her role as the mystery writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher in the hit series 'Murder, She Wrote,' Lansbury remains a show business legend.
Browse this gallery for an affectionate look back at the life and career of this acclaimed Dame.