She was given the name Angela Brigid Lansbury when she was born in London on Oct. 16, 1925.
She was just 19 when her first film, “Gaslight,” earned her an Oscar nomination
Angela was named a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II in 2014, when she was 88
Angela found new fame and accolades in her smash-hit television series Murder She Wrote (1984–1996)
She took up the role in 1984, and continued for 12 years and nine seasons.