British actress Angela Lansbury, star of the iconic series ‘Murder She Wrote’ and films such as ‘Gaslight’ or ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’, died this Tuesday at the age of 96 in Los Angeles (USA). .USA).
His death, this morning, occurs when He was five days away from his 97th birthday.recalled his family in a statement released by the magazine ‘People’.
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“Treguna mecoides…trecorum satisdi”. This spell recited with a soft ditty by Lansbury made her a myth generation after generation as the protagonist of ‘The Rookie Witch’, a variant of ‘Mary Poppins’ that in 1971 won the hearts of children and not so much. The strict Eglantine Price, an aficionado of charms, reluctantly takes charge of three children who have been evacuated by the war and together they face the Nazi enemy.
In a more recent version of the story, ‘The Magical Nanny’ in 2005, although the protagonist was Emma Thompson, she had a new role reserved.
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Lansbury played Salome Otterbourne in the 1978 Hercule Poirot classic alongside Peter Ustinov, Mia Farrow, Bette Davis, Peter Niven and Jane Birkin, among other glittering stars. That classic mystery of literature so many times transferred to the cinema would be the prelude to her career as Jessica Fletcher in ‘Murder She Wrote’.
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The actress was nominated up to three times for an Oscar for supporting roles such as in ‘Gaslight’, as well as ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ or ‘The Manchurian Candidate’- and achieved an honorary statuette in 2013, awarded by the Academy of Hollywood.
In this 1944 film starring Charles Boyer and Ingrid Bergman under the direction of George Cukor, Lansbury began to mark his firm step in the world of cinema. The story tells how a newly married woman thinks she’s going crazy when she starts hearing strange noises in the house where there was a murder before.
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One of the most shocking horror films of its time (1984) and one that has become a cult work, ‘In the Company of Wolves’, by filmmaker Neil Jordan, gave Lansbury one of her most endearing roles as a grandmother of the protagonist in a terrifying variant of the story of Little Red Riding Hood.
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the portrait of dorian gray
The classic drama directed by Albert Lewin in 1945 was another of Angela Lansbury’s great performances as a supporting actress. George Sanders played Dorian Gray in this revision of Oscar Wilde’s work and Lansbury became Sibyl Vane to bring this myth of fear of aging to the cinema.
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Directed by John Frankenheimer, the actress played one of her best roles in this disturbing drama starring Frank Sinatra in 1962. The story recreates the traumatic effects of war based on the story of a former soldier held captive in the Korean War who after being rescued and already in the United States he suffers horrible nightmares due to a brainwashing that they have done to him.
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