By now, we think all of you know that the legendary and iconic actress Angela Lansbury has left for the heavenly abode. She passed away at the age of 96 at her home in Los Angeles.
As per the reports, the Murder, She Wrote star died on October 11, 2022, Tuesday just 5 days before her 97th birthday. She passed away peacefully in her sleep. Continue reading further to learn more about the Hollywood superstar including her net worth.
What was Angela Lansbury’s net worth at the time of her death?
As per the reports of Celebrity Net Worth, the estimated net worth of the British-American actress stood tall at a whopping $70 million. A large majority of her wealth came from her work as an actress. She was most noted for playing the role of mystery novelist Jessica Fletcher on the CBS hit series Murder, She Wrote.
Throughout her career spanning over eight decades, Angela Lansbury starred in a couple of great movies such as Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Nanny McPhee, National Velvet, The Manchurian Candidate, and The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Here’s everything you need to know about the early life of Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury was born on October 16, 1925, in Regent’s Park, London, England. She was raised in an upper-middle-class family. Her mom Charlotte Lillian McIldowie popularly known as Moyna Macgill was also an actress by profession. She was originally from Belfast.
On the other hand, when we talk about her dad, Edgar Lansbury, he was a wealthy English timber merchant and politician. Back in the day, he was a member of the Communist Party of Great Britain and former mayor of the Metropolitan Borough of Poplar. Angela’s dad passed away due to stomach cancer when she was 9 nine years old.
Angela had one older half-sister named Isolde, who was the daughter of Moyna Macgill and her and her ex-husband Reginald Denham. In addition to this, she was an elder sister to her twin brothers: Bruce and Edgar. Her brother Bruce passed away on February 13, 2017, at the age of 87 in La Quinta, California, after battling Alzheimer’s disease.
When we talk about Angela’s educational qualifications, she went to South Hampstead High School from 1934 until 1939. Then, after a while, she began studying music at the Ritman School of Dancing. She started learning more about acting in the year 1940 when she enrolled at the Webber Douglas School of Singing and Dramatic Art in Kensington, West London.
When did Angela Lansbury make her film debut?
Angela Lansbury kicked off her acting career in the year 1944 with the psychological thriller Gaslight. The movie received mixed feedback from the end of viewers as well as critics.
From there on, Lansbury didn’t look back. She appeared in many movies including The Hoodlum Saint (1946), Till the Clouds Roll By (1947), If Winter Comes (1947), Tenth Avenue Angel (1948), The Three Musketeers (1948), State of the Union (1948) and The Red Danube (1949).
We send our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the Broadway star Angela Lansbury during this difficult time. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.