Angela LansburyOscar Nominee
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Angela was born under the official name Lansbury, Angela Brigid on October 16th, 1925. She has been a credited actor since the 1945 film The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Angela Lansbury has yet to establish a position as a bankable star. She has starred in two films including the 1984 fantasy movie The Company of Wolves as the character Granny and the 1971 adventure film Bedknobs and Broomsticks playing Miss Price.
Angela has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in twelve films including: the 2011 comedy film Mr. Popper's Penguins as the character Mrs. Van Gundy, the 2005 comedy movie Nanny McPhee playing Aunt Adelaide and the 1997 adventure release Anastasia cast as The Dowager Empress Marie.
Angela Lansbury has earned salaries up to $300,000 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2011 comedy film Mr. Popper's Penguins, which brought in $68,000,000 at the box office.
Angela has garnered moderate media attention, having been featured on the cover of at least two magazines, interviewed in over two publications and featured in four magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least three books. She has been the subject of at least one biographical film.
As an actor Angela Lansbury has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. She was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Raymond's Mother in the 1962 movie The Manchurian Candidate.