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Actress Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury

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Angela Lansbury looks back on her great performances on stage and screen

In June, Lansbury will receive the Tony Award for lifetime achievement. The Murder, She Wrote star previously won Tonys for her performances in Gypsy and Sweeney Todd. Originally broadcast in 2000.


Actress Angela Lansbury

She starred in the original version of The Manchurian Candidate, a role played by Meryl Streep in the new remake. She's spent over 50 years in the business on stage, film and television. (Rebroadcast from Nov. 28, 2000.)


Veteran Actress Angela Lansbury

She's spent more than 50 years in the business on stage, and in film and television. When she was 17, she debuted in Gaslight and was nominated for an Oscar for her portrayal of Ingrid Bergman's Cockney maid. Lansbury also played opposite Judy Garland in The Harvey Girls, was Elvis Presley's mother in Blue Hawaii, and played the manipulative mother in The Manchurian Candidate. On stage she starred in Mame and was the baker of the worst pies in London in Sweeney Todd. For 12 years she starred in the TV series Murder, She Wrote. (Rebroadcast from Nov. 28, 2000.)


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