Angela Lansbury passed away at the age of 96. She had spent more than 75 years in movies, television, and on the stage, forming a truly admirable figure.
Following the news of her death, Lansbury was always a pleasure to watch. From her first appearance at the age of 17 in 1944s to one of her final appearances with a comeo role in 2018s:
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Angela Lansbury, who won five Tony nominations and brought Jessica Fletcher into our living rooms for a dozen years, has passed. A tale old as the dawn, our beloved Mrs. Potts will now sing lullabies from the stars. Oct 11, 2022
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One of the finest ways to remember Angela Lansbury is to revisit the movies she defined. Here, weve compiled some of her seven-year acting career.
Angela Lansbury became a celebrity on Hollywood when she made her big screen debut with Nancy, a young girl who assists in directing the plot to make Ingrid Bergmans feel like her crazy. Director George Cukor described her rise as a Cinderella tale. "She became this tiny housemaid, even her face seemed to change," Cukor said. "I was constantly watching real film acting."
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The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
Talk about starting your career off with a bang. In addition to in 1944, Lansbury had another supporting role in the beloved film. In this adaptation of the classic Oscar Wilde story, Lansbury played Sybil Vane and Dorian Grays love who he tragically spurns.
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The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
Lansbury took things up a notch from her earlier role for, moving from being one of the cogs in a conspiracy to one of the filmmakers of it as Mrs. Eleanor Shaw Iselin in this classic political thriller. It is the same role that Meryl Streep would play in the 2004 remake, but Lansbury''s original portrayal remains the definitive one (something definitely worth noting when Streep is involved) Lansbury will receive her third and final Oscar nomination of
Although she never won a competitive Oscar, in 2014 she received an honorary Oscar that recognized her as "an entertainment icon who has created some of cinema''s most memorable characters, inspiring generations of actors."
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Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
Though Lansbury is well-known for another Disney musical (well get to that shortly), she had another Disney movie, which she wanted to watch, based on Mary Nortons'' book. In training, she uses a witch who, along with a trio of children and a conman, must find the missing component to a magic spell to help defend Britain during World War II. The film, outlike a musical, was a mix of live action and animation.
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Death on the Nile (1978)
Kenneth Branaghs'' recent star-studded adaptations of Agatha Christie''s popular mysteries have been quite popular, but Lansbury supported a previous adaptation of ''Mission Farrow, Bette Davis, David Niven, George Kennedy, Maggie Smith, and Peter Ustinovs Hercule Poirot,'' which included Mrs. Salome Otterbourne in the murder mystery''s 2022 release.
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Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Jessica Fletcher''s most famous role on the long-running mystery show is pretty likely. She was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series 12 times for, a record for the TV awards body; unfortunately, she never won. But when all talk of the greatest TV mystery shows comes up, must be in the conversation.
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Beauty and the Beast (1991)
If there''s a challenger to Lansbury''s most famous role (at least among most millennials and anyone younger) it''s Mrs. Potts in the animated classic, which she brings Mrs. Potts to life and beautifully sings the film''s title song. In fact, there''s no better way to end this post by simply letting her sing us out with a tale that''s quite legendary.