Angela Lansbury

British-American actress

Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury DBE (born October 16, 1925) is an English character actress of stage, film, and television. She is notable for her roles as Jessica Fletcher in the long-running TV series Murder, She Wrote (1984-96), and as the voice of Mrs. Potts in the Disney film Beauty and the Beast (1991).

Angela Lansbury

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Angela Lansbury in 2013
Angela Brigid Lansbury

(1925-10-16) October 16, 1925 (age 95)
NationalityBritish, Irish, American[1] (multiple citizenship)
  • Actress
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • producer
  • writer
Years active1943–2019
Richard Cromwell
(m. 1945; div. 1946)

Peter Shaw
(m. 1949; died 2003)
Parent(s)Edgar Lansbury
Moyna Macgill
FamilyBruce Lansbury (brother)
Edgar Lansbury (brother)
George Lansbury (grandfather)
Tamara Ustinov (niece)
John Postgate (cousin)
Oliver Postgate (cousin)
Coral Lansbury (cousin)


  1. "Angela Lansbury: I find Ireland an extraordinarily warm place to live". Irish Post. January 24, 2014. Archived from the original on August 8, 2016.

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