Tony AwardsHonorary Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (2014)Golden Globe Award (1992): Best Actress in a Television Series - DramaGolden Globe Award (1990): Best Actress in a Television Series - DramaGolden Globe Award (1987): Best Actress in a Television Series - DramaGolden Globe Award (1985): Best Actress in a Television Series - DramaGolden Globe Award (1963): Best Supporting Actress in a Motion PictureGolden Globe Award (1946): Best Supporting Actress in a Motion PictureTelevision Academy Hall of Fame (inducted 1996)Tony Award (2009): Best Featured Actress in a PlayTony Award (1979): Best Actress in a MusicalTony Award (1975): Best Actress in a MusicalTony Award (1969): Best Actress in a MusicalTony Award (1966): Best Actress in a Musical
Angela Lansbury, in full Dame Angela Lansbury, (born October 16, 1925, London, England—died October 11, 2022, Los Angeles, California, U.S.), British-born American character actress who achieved success and acclaim for her stage, film, and television work.
Her many successes notwithstanding, Lansbury’s greatest popular triumph came when she was chosen for the leading role of mystery author Jessica Fletcher in the television series Murder, She Wrote, which ran for 12 seasons, beginning in 1984. Lansbury was made executive producer of the show in 1992, and she continued to appear occasionally as Jessica Fletcher in TV movies for years after the series had officially ended. She later returned to television by playing the acerbic Aunt March in the miniseries Little Women (2017), based on Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel. Also a renowned voice-over artist, Lansbury lent her vocal skills to such animated features as The Last Unicorn (1982), Beauty and the Beast (1991), Anastasia (1997), Fantasia 2000 (1999), and The Grinch (2018).
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Lansbury received an honorary Academy Award in 2013 and a Tony Award for lifetime achievement in 2022. In addition, she was included in the New Year Honours List for 2014 as Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE).