Angela Lansbury is an actress, producer, and singer who worked in theaters, films and series. She received the Academy Honorary Award along with other honors for her contribution in the entertainment industry. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Angela Lansbury in 2020.
Early Life & Biography:
Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury was born on October 16, 1925, in London, the United Kingdom. Her father Edgar Lansbury was a popular wealthy merchant and politician, but he passed away in 1935, whereas her mother Moyna MacGill was an Irish-born actress, but she also died in 1975. Another important family member is her paternal grandfather George Lansbury who was the leader of the Labour Party for a few years.
Angela Lansbury was mainly grown and raised in her hometown. She completed her schooling from the South Hampstead High School. Her music education took place at the Ritman School of Dancing, and she studied acting at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. Her siblings are producer Edgar Lansbury, producer and writer Bruce Lansbury who passed away in 2017 and Isolde Denham who died in 1987.
Angela Lansbury has been into marriages and has children that we are aware of and that is confirmed. She was first married to the American actor Richard Cromwell who passed away in 1960 because of cancer. Angela and Richard became married in 1945, and they divorced after around a year of marriage.
Angela Lansbury married the English actor and producer Peter Shaw in 1949, and they remained together until his death in 2003 because of a heart ailment. Angela and Peter had one son and one daughter together, British army officer Anthony Shaw and Deidre Angela Shaw.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Angela Lansbury started her career in acting in the 40s. Her early films including “The Picture of Dorian Gray” and mystery thriller “Gaslight”, as she received Oscar nominations for both. Her most recent films including the comedy “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” and fantasy comedy “Nanny McPhee”. Angela’s most known series is crime drama “Murder, She Wrote”.
For the awards, Angela Lansbury has received more than 80 wins and nominations. She was nominated for 3 Oscars in the category of Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and she was honored with the Academy Honorary Award. Angela won a total of 6 Golden Globe Awards, 5 Tony Awards, among others.
Angela Lansbury 2018 plus acting roles so far including only a fantasy musical “Mary Poppins Returns” starring Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep, Julie Walters and others.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The British-American actress Angela Lansbury has an estimated net worth of somewhere around $80 million. She got her tens of millions from the work she did as an actress. Angela Lansbury salary per episode of “Murder, She Wrote” was $300 thousand, and she earned only around $5 thousand for “Gaslight” film.
Angela Lansbury is one of the top English contributors and achievers in the acting industry. She has more than 110 credits in films and series as an actress including her upcoming ones. Angela Lansbury has not been into any relationships since her second husband’s Peter Shaw death.