Famous British-American actress Angela Lansbury was not only just an actress but also a producer, singer, songwriter and voice artist. Her career lasted for seven decades. Her work has been appreciated all over the world. Let’s find out more about how much is Angela Lansbury’s net worth in 2018.
Her full name is Angela Brigid Lansbury. She was born in a higher middle-class family on 16th October in 1925 to Edgar Lansbury and Moyna McGill in Regents Park, Central London. Her father was a timber merchant and a renowned politician. Her mother was a stage actress. In 1940 her mother took her and her siblings to the United States. There she took her acting lessons in New York City. In 1942 she got her first role in Hollywood major film called Gaslight.
Her career started in 1944 with Gaslight, a thriller movie. She played the role of Nancy Oliver, which earned her great praise. On that year she signed a contract with MGM for 7 movies, which provided her with $500 per week. Her next film was National Velvet (1944). It was a big commercial hit. Her role in Picture of Dorian Grey was praised a lot by the critics.
She had a long 7-decade career, better to say eight decades. Her famous movies are like All Fall Down, Manchurian Candidate, Death on the Nile, The Mirror Cracked Anastasia, Something for Everyone and a lot of others. She played the role of Miss Maple in many Agatha Christie movies. She was chiefly successful in Broadway Musicals. She was hugely influenced by Deanna Durbin. In 1970, in the Royal National Theatre, she played the role of Gertrude from Hamlet.
Awards & Achievements
All through her career she was awarded many prestigious awards even nominated for many. For her first film, she was nominated for Academy award for best actress in a supporting role when she was only 18 years old. For her 2nd movie, she was also nominated for the academy award.
She won the golden globe awards for motion pictures like Picture of Dorian Grey, The Manchurian Candidate, Murder. She won many Emmy Awards and Tony awards for several films. She even won Grammy for best recording for children for Beauty and the Beast (1993). She won the honorary academy award in 2013. In the year of 2017, she received Rose d’Or lifetime achievement award. She got many notable awards in her theatre career.
Net worth of Angela Lansbury
British by birth Angela became the naturalized citizen of America in 1951. Reportedly her net worth is $70 million. Besides movies, she was greatly successful in Broadway musicals. She is well known for Meme. Gypsy and Sweeny Todd. Her classic movies are watched till date. Reportedly the value of her condominium in New York City is $2,000,000. By the year 1999, her salary was $4,650.
In the early year of her career, she married Richard Cromwell, an American actor, however, divorced him in 1946. Three years later she married again in 1949, this time it was a British actor and producer Peter Pullen Shaw, again she got divorced in 2003.