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Who was Angela Lansbury?
A: Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury was a British-Irish American actress and singer.

She played various roles across film, stage, and what?
A: Television.

Her career, much of it in the United States, spanned how many decades?
A: Eight.

At the time of her death, she was one of the last surviving stars from what?
A: The Golden Age of Hollywood cinema.

She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including how many Tony Awards?
A: Six, including Lifetime Achievement Award.


How many Golden Globe Awards did she receive?
A: Six.

She also received, a Laurence Olivier Award, and the Academy Honorary Award, in addition to nominations for Academy Awards?
A: Three.

How many Primetime Emmy Awards did she receive?
A: Eighteen.

Lansbury was born to an upper-middle-class family in Central London, the daughter of whom?
A: Irish actress Moyna Macgill and English politician Edgar Lansbury.

To escape the Blitz, she moved where in 1940?
A: New York.


Proceeding to Hollywood in 1942, she signed to MGM and obtained her first what?
A: Film roles.

What were her first three films?
A: Gaslight (1944), National Velvet (1944), and The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945).

She appeared in eleven further MGM films, mostly in what?
A: Minor roles.

After her contract ended in 1952, she began supplementing her cinematic work with what?
A: Theatrical appearances.

Although largely seen as a B-list star during this period, her role in the film The Manchurian Candidate (1962) received what?
A: Widespread acclaim and is often cited as one of her career-best performances, earning her a third Academy Award nomination.


Moving into musical theatre, Lansbury finally gained stardom for playing the leading role in what?
A: The Broadway musical Mame (1966), which won her her first Tony Award and established her as a gay icon.


Amidst difficulties in her personal life, Lansbury moved from California to where?
A: County Cork, Ireland, in 1970, and continued with a variety of theatrical and cinematic appearances throughout that decade.

These included leading roles in what stage musicals?
A: Gypsy, Sweeney Todd, and The King and I, as well as in the hit Disney film Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971).

Moving into television in 1984, she achieved worldwide fame as what?
A: As fictional writer and sleuth Jessica Fletcher in the American whodunit series Murder, She Wrote.

Murder,She Wrote ran for how many seasons?
A: Twelve seasons until 1996, becoming one of the longest-running and most popular detective drama series in television history.


Through Corymore Productions,a company that she co-owned with her husband Peter Shaw, Lansbury assumed ownership of what?
A: Of the series and was its executive producer for the final four seasons.

 She also moved into voice work, contributing to animated films like Disney's what?
A: Beauty and the Beast (1991) and Don Bluth's Anastasia (1997).

She toured in a variety of international productions and continued to make occasional film appearances such as what?
A: Nanny McPhee (2005) and Mary Poppins Returns (2018).

In 2014, Lansbury was appointed what?
A: Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II.

She was the subject of how many biographies?
A: Three.



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