Angela Lansbury

Irish-British and American actress (1925–2022)

Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury DBE (16 October 1925 – 11 October 2022) was an British-Irish-American actress of stage, movie, and television. She was best known for her roles as Jessica Fletcher in the long-running whodunit television series Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996), and as the voice of Mrs. Potts in the Disney's 30th animated feature movie Beauty and the Beast (1991).

Angela Lansbury

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Angela Lansbury in 1950
Angela Brigid Lansbury

(1925-10-16)16 October 1925
London, England
Died11 October 2022(2022-10-11) (aged 96)
Resting placeWestwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
NationalityBritish, Irish, American[1] (multiple citizenship)
  • Actress
  • singer
  • producer
Years active1942–2022
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)

Lansbury died on 11 October 2022, five days before her 97th birthday at her home in Los Angeles, California.[2]


  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.
  2. "Angela Lansbury, 'Murder, She Wrote' and 'Beauty and the Beast' star, dies at 96". NBC News. Retrieved 11 October 2022.

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