The actress died five days before her 97th birthday.
Actress Angela Lansbury, best known for her role in She Said Crime, has died. The family said in a statement that the British actress “passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in Los Angeles.” Angela Lansbury died five days before her 97th birthday.
At the age of 19, Angela Bridget Lansbury starred in her first film, Half Light, a George Cukor thriller in 1944, which earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. A year later, she was again nominated in the same category for her role in Albert Levine’s The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Since then, Lansbury has developed his career with the versatility that has always distinguished him, adapting to different roles. It was later nominated for an Oscar in the same category as The Manchurian Candidate. John Frankenheimer in 1962
Despite his film success, it was on Broadway that he reached the pinnacle of his career. He began in 1957 with the play “Hotel Paradiso” and later made his debut as the main character in The taste of honey in the musical “Everyone can whistle.” In 1966, he received a Tony Award for his role in the musical Mame. This award was the starting point for four more Tonys: 1969 Dear World, 1975 Gypsy, 1979 Sweeney Todd and 2009 Blithe Spirit.
However, Angela Lansbury’s biggest and most popular success was her role as a crime novelist in the television series Crime, She Said. It began airing in 1984 and ran for 12 seasons. In 2017, she starred in the three-episode mini-series Little Women.
In 2013, she was awarded an honorary Oscar for her entire career.