Angela Lansbury

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Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury

Date of Birth

Birthday: October 16
Birthplace: London, England

Angela Lansbury is a British-American-Irish actress who has appeared in theatre, television and film, as well as a producer, voice actress, singer, and songwriter.

Her career has spanned seven decades, much of it in the United States, and her work has attracted international attention.

In 1983, Lansbury was offered the lead role in Murder, She Wrote, which centered on the character of Jessica Fletcher, a retired school teacher from the fictional town of Cabot Cove, Maine. Lansbury described the character as "an American Miss Marple". The series was created by Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson, and William Link.

Angela Lansbury is a British-American-Irish actress who has appeared in theatre, television and film, as well as a producer, voice actress, singer, and songwriter.

Her career has spanned seven decades, much of it in the United States, and her work has attracted international attention.

In 1983, Lansbury was offered the lead role in Murder, She Wrote, which centered on the character of Jessica Fletcher, a retired school teacher from the fictional town of Cabot Cove, Maine. Lansbury described the character as "an American Miss Marple". The series was created by Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson, and William Link.

Angela Lansbury was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1996.

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Awards & Nominations

17 Nominations | 1 Honor
Hall of Fame - 1996
  • Winner
  • Angela Lansbury , as Honoree
OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS FOR A DRAMA SERIES - 1996
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 1995
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 1994
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 1993
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 1992
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 1991
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 1990
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 1989
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 Angela Lansbury introduces presenter Bob Hope at the 45th annual Emmy Award ceremonies at the Pasadena Civic Center in Pasadena, Calif., Sept. 19, 1993

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Angela Lansbury, left, and her daughter Deirdra arrive, Sunday, August 25, 1991 at the 43rd Annual Emmy Awards at the Civic Auditorium in Pasadena

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Angela Lansbury at her induction into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame, Beverly Hills, Calif. on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008.

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Angela Lansbury arrives for her induction into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame, Beverly Hills, Calif. on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008.

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Angela Lansbury arrives for the Emmy Awards, Sept. 22, 1985 in Pasadena, California

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Angela Lansbury presents the Emmy to Aaron Spelling for the HBO film "And the Band Played On" in 1994.

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Bust of Angela Lansbury in the Television Academy's Hall of Fame Garden, North Hollywood, California. Sculptor: Richard Stiles

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