, 2022-10-11 16:35:06,
Beloved British-American actress Angela Lansbury, best known for her role as mystery novelist Jessica Fletcher on the long-running “Murder, She Wrote,” passed away peacefully in her sleep at home in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.
Her children issued a statement to People and other news sources, revealing that Lansbury was 96 years old, and would have turned 97 on Oct. 16. Her net worth was $70 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
She was also the oldest living Academy Award nominee, according to the website. She won four Golden Globes for her work on “Murder, She Wrote,” as well as Best Supporting Actress Golden Globes for “The Manchurian Candidate” and “The Picture of Dorian Gray.” Despite garnering many Academy Award and Emmy Award nominations, she never won. In 2014, she received an Honorary Academy Award for her lifetime of achievements, according to IMDb.
Lansbury’s lengthy career included roles in “National Velvet,” the British film “Gaslight” and countless others. She also played the voice of the beloved Mrs. Potts in Disney’s animated classic, “Beauty and the Beast.”
Lansbury also showcased her vocal talents on stage, starring as the title character in the musical “Mame” and in “Gypsy” in the ’70s.
“Murder, She Wrote” ran for 12 seasons. Lansbury…
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