Angela Lansbury “died peacefully in her sleep” at her home in Los Angeles, her family said. She was awarded an honorary Oscar for her lifetime achievement in November 2013 at the age of 88. With a career that spanned 80 years, actress Angela Lansbury died at the age of 96, creating an unforgettable portrait of characters ranging from villains to detectives to light-hearted comic roles across film, stage and television. It was a statement from the children. The actress was just five days away from her 97th birthday, the statement said. It has provided her teenage film debut as the doomed Sybil in 1945’s Portrait of Dorian Gray and a compelling supporting role as Lawrence Harvey’s evil and manipulative mother in The Manchurian Candidate. 1962 He was nominated for an Oscar for all three roles. In November 2013, nearly 70 years after her first film, she received an honorary Oscar for her achievement at the age of 88.
Oscar-winners Geoffrey Rush and Emma Thompson paid tribute to Lansbury at the ceremony.She returned to film, playing Orson Welles’ lover in The Long Hot Summer (1958), The Dark at the Robert Preston’s girlfriend in Top of the Stairs (1960), Elvis Presley’s mother in Blue Hawaii (1961) and Warren Beatty’s All Fall Down (1962) mother. In 1966, she became Queen of Broadway in Mame. Dear World, Gypsy and Sweeney Todd were highly praised. Angela also performed on the British stage before she appeared in films such as Death on the Nile (1978), The Woman Who Vanished (1979), and Agatha Christie’s Virgin Detective Miss (1980). She acted in a movie with Marple. She appeared in the musical The Pirates of Penzance (1983). Angela, who lived in Los Angeles, married actor Richard Cromwell in 1945, but the relationship she had lasted less than a year. In 1949, she married Peter Shaw, became her manager, and fathered her son Anthony and her daughter Deirdre, who died in 2003.