Academy-winning veteran actress Angela Lansbury passed away at age 96. On October 11, NBC confirmed the news of her passing. Her iconic roles include Mrs. Eleanor Shaw Iselin in The Manchurian Candidate, Magical Mrs.Potts in Beauty and the Beast, and Aunt Adelaide in Nanny McPhee. She has been working in Hollywood movies for almost 80 years. Before her death, Lansbury considered one of the last living stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood cinema. Let’s look into the life of this talented actress!
How did Angela Lansbury die?
The Picture of Dorian Gray alum has been dealing with age-related complications. On October 11 at 1:30 a.m she peacefully died in her sleep at her Los Angeles home. However, her family did not reveal the cause of death. Meanwhile, her family will organize a ‘ private family ceremony ‘ to honor her.
In 2003, her second husband Peter Shaw left the world which made her devastated. They were married for almost 53 years. Her children Anthony Peter, Deirdre Ann, and stepson David were there by her side till the end.
Let’s look into Lansbury’s career
Angela Lansbury was born in London in 1925. She began her career in 1942 at the young age of 17. Moreover, she comes onto the map as an actress through her role as a woman being psychologically tormented by her husband in the film Gaslight (1944). Since then there is no turning back for Angela. Lansbury became one of the youngest academy award nominees. Apart from being an actress, she was also a great singer.
Her accolades include six Tony Awards, six Golden Globe Awards, a Laurence Olivier Award, and the Academy Honorary Award. Moreover, she received three Academy Awards, eighteen Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Grammy Award.
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