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Angela Lansbury, Stage & Screen Actor and “Proud Socialist,” Dies at 96

HeadlineOct 12, 2022

Actor Angela Lansbury has died at the age of 96. She’s best known for her role in the TV series “Murder, She Wrote” and appeared in the 1962 film “The Manchurian Candidate.” Angela Lansbury considered herself a “proud socialist” and came from a political family. Her grandfather, George Lansbury, was leader of the Labour Party, who led the Poplar Rates Rebellion in 1921, a protest against unequal taxation in one of the poorest areas of London.

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