awards & nominations

Murder, She Wrote (1984)

Angela Lansbury as "Jessica Fletcher"

Mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher - a down-to-earth, middle-aged widow - ferrets out the criminals in idyllic Cabot Cove, Maine, which apparently is the murder capital of the United States for the show's 12-season run. Though while traveling, she uncovers a fair number of killers as well.

Emmy (Primetime) (1996)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (1995)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1995)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (1994)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (1993)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1993)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Emmy (Primetime) (1992)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1992)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Emmy (Primetime) (1991)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1991)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Emmy (Primetime) (1990)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1990)WonBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Golden Globe (1989)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Emmy (Primetime) (1988)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1988)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Emmy (Primetime) (1987)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1987)WonBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Emmy (Primetime) (1986)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1986)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Emmy (Primetime) (1985)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1985)WonBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama

The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (1983)

Angela Lansbury as "Amanda Fenwick"

Janet Broderick (Lee Remick) is crushed by a double blow just before Christmas when she suddenly loses her mother, Amanda (Angela Lansbury), and is forced to bankrupt her small business. Stricken with grief, Janet takes to her bed, only to awaken in a mysterious dream world where she finds herself and her children magically reunited with her deceased parents. The group travels back in time to the small Connecticut town where Janet grew up, in the hope of spending one last Christmas together.

Golden Globe (1983)NominatedBest Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Angela Lansbury as "Miss Price"

During the Battle of Britain, Miss Eglantine Price (Angela Lansbury), a cunning witch-in-training, decides to use her supernatural powers to defeat the Nazi menace. She sets out to accomplish this task with the aid of three inventive children who have been evacuated from the London Blitz. Joined by Emelius Brown (David Tomlinson), the head of Miss Price's witchcraft training correspondence school, the crew uses an enchanted bed to travel into a fantasy land and foil encroaching German troops.

Golden Globe (1971)NominatedActress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy

The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Angela Lansbury as "Mrs. Iselin"

Near the end of the Korean War, a platoon of U.S. soldiers is captured by communists and brainwashed. Following the war, the platoon is returned home, and Sergeant Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey) is lauded as a hero by the rest of his platoon. However, the platoon commander, Captain Bennett Marco (Frank Sinatra), finds himself plagued by strange nightmares and, together with fellow soldier Allen Melvin (James Edwards), races to uncover a terrible plot.

Academy Award (1962)NominatedActress in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1962)WonBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)

Angela Lansbury as "Sibyl Vane"

Posing for a portrait, Dorian Gray (Hurd Hatfield) talks with Lord Henry Wotton (George Sanders), who says that men should pursue their sensual longings, but laments that only the young get to do so. Taken with the idea, Dorian imagines a scenario in which the painting will age as he stays youthful. His wish comes true, and his boyish looks aid him as he indulges his every whim. But when a stunning revelation forces him to see what he's become, Dorian faces some very dangerous questions.

Academy Award (1945)NominatedActress in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1945)WonBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Gaslight (1944)

Angela Lansbury as "Nancy Oliver"

After the death of her famous opera-singing aunt, Paula (Ingrid Bergman) is sent to study in Italy to become a great opera singer as well. While there, she falls in love with the charming Gregory Anton (Charles Boyer). The two return to London, and Paula begins to notice strange goings-on: missing pictures, strange footsteps in the night and gaslights that dim without being touched. As she fights to retain her sanity, her new husband's intentions come into question.

Academy Award (1944)NominatedActress in a Supporting Role

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