Angela Lansbury Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Angela Lansbury Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 60 kg
Date of Birth October 16, 1925
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Blue

Angela Lansbury is a British-Irish-American actress, voiceover artist, singer, songwriter, writer, and producer whose career has spanned almost 8 decades during which she has given critically-acclaimed performances in movies and shows like Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet StreetThe Picture of Dorian GrayGaslightThe Manchurian Candidate, Something for Everyone, Murder, She Wrote, and The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story.

Born Name

Angela Brigid Lansbury

Nick Name

Angie

Angela Lansbury as seen in a publicity shot from 1966
Angela Lansbury as seen in a publicity shot from 1966 (MGM / eBay / Public Domain)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Regent’s Park, London, England, United Kingdom

Residence

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

British

Education

Angela Lansbury attended South Hampstead High School from 1934 until 1939. Also, she studied music at the Ritman School of Dancing and acting at the Webber Douglas School of Singing and Dramatic Art in Kensington, West London.

Later, she joined the Feagin School of Drama and Radio after securing a scholarship from the American Theatre Wing.

Occupation

Actress, Voiceover Artist, Singer, Songwriter, Writer, Producer

Family

  • Father – Edgar Lansbury (Timber Merchant, Politician, Member of the Communist Party of Great Britain and former mayor of the Metropolitan Borough of Poplar)
  • Mother – Moyna MacGill (born Charlotte Lillian McIldowie) (Actress who regularly appeared on stage in the West End)
  • Siblings – Bruce Lansbury (Younger Brother) (Television Producer, Television Writer, Screenwriter), Edgar Lansbury (Younger Brother) (Theatre, film, and television producer)
  • Others – George Lansbury (Paternal Grandfather) (Politician, Labour Party Leader, Anti-war Activist), Elisabeth Jane Brine (Paternal Grandmother), William McIIdowie (Maternal Grandfather), Elizabeth Jane Mageean (Maternal Grandmother), Isolde Denham (Older Half-Sister), John Postgate (Cousin) (Microbiologist, Writer), Oliver Postgate (Cousin) (Animator, Puppeteer, Writer), Coral Lansbury (Cousin) (Scriptwriter, Novelist, Professor of English), Tamara Ustinov (Niece) (Actress)

Manager

Angela Lansbury is represented by Zero Gravity Management, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Build

Slim

Angela Lansbury (Right) and her fellow 'Mame' original Broadway cast member Beatrice Arthur at the 41st Primetime Emmy Awards (1989)
Angela Lansbury (Right) and her fellow ‘Mame’ original Broadway cast member Beatrice Arthur at the 41st Primetime Emmy Awards (1989) (Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

60 kg or 132 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Angela Lansbury has dated –

  1. Richard Cromwell (1945-1946)​ – She eloped with American actor Richard Cromwell when she was 19 years old and Cromwell was 35 and they married in a small civil ceremony on September 27, 1945. However, the duo divorced the following year.
  2. Peter Shaw (1949-2003) – She got married to English actor and producer Peter Shaw in 1949 and they were blessed with 2 children, namely, Anthony Peter (b. 1952) and Deirdre Ann (b. 1953). She also became a stepmother to David, Peter’s son from his first marriage. The duo remained together until Peter Shaw’s death in 2003.

Race / Ethnicity

White

She is of English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh descent.

Hair Color

Blonde

Due to advancing age, her hair color has turned ‘Gray’.

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Sparkling eyes
  • Charming appearance

Brand Endorsements

He has appeared in the TV commercials for Children’s Miracle NetworkJell-OEnsure Supplement, etc.

Angela Lansbury pictured while rehearsing for the Australian tour of the stage production ‘Driving Miss Daisy' in Sydney in January 2013
Angela Lansbury pictured while rehearsing for the Australian tour of the stage production ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ in Sydney in January 2013 (Eva Rinaldi / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Angela Lansbury Favorite Things

  • Author – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Some Of Her Favorite TV Shows – Roseanne, Seinfeld

SourceWikipedia

Angela Lansbury Facts

  1. She has been friends with Beatrice Arthur, Bob Hope, and Louis Herthum.
  2. For her lifetime achievement, she received an Academy Honorary Award in November 2013.
  3. She is a Democrat and has supported Barack Obama.
  4. She is one of the few Hollywood actors who lived into their 80s and/or 90s without retiring from acting or stopped getting work.

Featured Image by MGM / eBay / Public Domain

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