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How Beauty and the beast is on trend minutes after Angela Lansbury's death

How Beauty and the beast is on trend minutes after Angela Lansbury's death

As news of the death of actress Angela Lansbury emerged, celebrities and fans of her work from all over the world rushed to social media to recall the legend's impact

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Beauty and the beast Angela Lansbury dies at 96 Beauty and the beast Angela Lansbury dies at 96

Celebrities and fans alike are mourning the death of Angela Lansbury who was known among younger audiences for her turn as Mrs. Potts in Disney's Beauty and the Beast.

Her role in that film includes singing the title song, which is recognized as one of the film's most renowned tunes.

“The children of Dame Angela Lansbury are sad to announce that their mother died peacefully in her sleep at home in Los Angeles at 1:30 AM today, Tuesday, October 11, 2022, just five days shy of her 97th birthday," Lansbury's family said in a statement on October 11.

As news of the death of actress Angela Lansbury emerged, celebrities and fans of her work from all over the world rushed to social media to recall the legend's impact.

Lansbury was born in London in 1925 and moved to New York City in the 1940s. Her film career spanned from 1944 until 2018, with her final role as Rose in Buttons, A New Musical Film.

Aside from Beauty and the Beast, Lansbury appeared in numerous Disney films throughout the years, including Bedknocks and Broomsticks and Mary Poppins Returns. She also portrayed the Dowager Empress Marie in 1997's Anastasia and the major antagonist in the original Manchurian Candidate.

Edited By: Puja Mahanta
Published On: Oct 12, 2022