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  • Faith: Other
  • Career: Director
  • Birthday:  May 14, 1944
  • Accomplishments:  Star Wars, Indiana Jones
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Once performed with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Veteran actress Angela Lansbury has captivated audiences for over 60 years on stage, as well as big and small screens alike, earning 5 Tony awards and a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1944 for her very first Hollywood movie, Gaslight. Born in England, Angela Lansbury came to the United States as a teenager and started earning rave reviews as an actress on Broadway and in Hollywood. Her biggest claim to fame came well after her stage heyday, when she was cast as the lovable writer/private eye Jessica Fletcher in CBS’ Murder, She Wrote.

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