Angela Lansbury is a British-Irish-American actress, voiceover artist, singer, songwriter, writer, and producer whose career has spanned almost 8 decades during which she has given critically-acclaimed performances in movies and shows like Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Gaslight, The Manchurian Candidate, Something for Everyone, Murder, She Wrote, and The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story.
Angela Brigid Lansbury
Regent’s Park, London, England, United Kingdom
London, England, United Kingdom
Angela Lansbury attended South Hampstead High School from 1934 until 1939. Also, she studied music at the Ritman School of Dancing and acting at the Webber Douglas School of Singing and Dramatic Art in Kensington, West London.
Later, she joined the Feagin School of Drama and Radio after securing a scholarship from the American Theatre Wing.
Actress, Voiceover Artist, Singer, Songwriter, Writer, Producer
- Father – Edgar Lansbury (Timber Merchant, Politician, Member of the Communist Party of Great Britain and former mayor of the Metropolitan Borough of Poplar)
- Mother – Moyna MacGill (born Charlotte Lillian McIldowie) (Actress who regularly appeared on stage in the West End)
- Siblings – Bruce Lansbury (Younger Brother) (Television Producer, Television Writer, Screenwriter), Edgar Lansbury (Younger Brother) (Theatre, film, and television producer)
- Others – George Lansbury (Paternal Grandfather) (Politician, Labour Party Leader, Anti-war Activist), Elisabeth Jane Brine (Paternal Grandmother), William McIIdowie (Maternal Grandfather), Elizabeth Jane Mageean (Maternal Grandmother), Isolde Denham (Older Half-Sister), John Postgate (Cousin) (Microbiologist, Writer), Oliver Postgate (Cousin) (Animator, Puppeteer, Writer), Coral Lansbury (Cousin) (Scriptwriter, Novelist, Professor of English), Tamara Ustinov (Niece) (Actress)
Angela Lansbury is represented by Zero Gravity Management, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
60 kg or 132 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Angela Lansbury has dated –
- Richard Cromwell (1945-1946) – She eloped with American actor Richard Cromwell when she was 19 years old and Cromwell was 35 and they married in a small civil ceremony on September 27, 1945. However, the duo divorced the following year.
- Peter Shaw (1949-2003) – She got married to English actor and producer Peter Shaw in 1949 and they were blessed with 2 children, namely, Anthony Peter (b. 1952) and Deirdre Ann (b. 1953). She also became a stepmother to David, Peter’s son from his first marriage. The duo remained together until Peter Shaw’s death in 2003.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh descent.
Due to advancing age, her hair color has turned ‘Gray’.
- Sparkling eyes
- Charming appearance
He has appeared in the TV commercials for Children’s Miracle Network, Jell-O, Ensure Supplement, etc.
Angela Lansbury Favorite Things
- Author – F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Some Of Her Favorite TV Shows – Roseanne, Seinfeld
Angela Lansbury Facts
- She has been friends with , , and Louis Herthum.
- For her lifetime achievement, she received an Academy Honorary Award in November 2013.
- She is a Democrat and has supported .
- She is one of the few Hollywood actors who lived into their 80s and/or 90s without retiring from acting or stopped getting work.
Featured Image by MGM / / Public Domain
Facts of Angela Lansbury
- full nameAngela Lansbury
- Date of Birth October 16, 1925
- Age 96 years 1 months
- Horoscope Libra
- Lucky Number 7
- Lucky Stone Peridot
- Lucky Color Blue
- Best Match for Marriage Gemini
- weight60 kg
- height5 ft 8 in