Angela Lansbury Overview

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Born: October 16, 1925

Born in London, England, Lansbury was the granddaughter of the British Labour Party Leader, and daughter of a well-known actress. She began her training at the Webber-Douglas School of Singing and Dramatic Art, followed by the Feagin School of Drama and Radio. When World War II hit, she was evacuated to the States where she completed her training. By the time she was 17, she landed her first feature film role in Gaslight (1944). Playing a Cockney maid, Lansbury earned praise from the... See All


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