Birth Name: Angela Lansbury
Birth Place: London, England, GB
Born Angela Brigid Lansbury on Oct. 16, 1925, in London, England, Lansbury's mother was Irish actress Moyna MacGill, while her father, Edgar Lansbury, was the leader of the Labour Party. Lansbury developed an interest in performing at an early age, attending dancing and drama schools at her mother's behest. After Lansbury's father died from cancer in 1934, MacGill took charge of the siblings - two twin brothers, Edgar and Bruce, who later became successful Broadway and television producers, respectively, and a half-sister from a previous marriage - but with the outbreak of World War II looming on the horizon, she booked passage to New York City. There, Angela studied drama until MacGill, who...
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