British character actress, long in the United States. The daughter of an actress and the granddaughter of a high-ranking politician, Lansbury studied acting from her youth, departing for the United States as the Second World War began. She was contracted by MGM while still a teenager and nominated for an Academy Award for her first film...See full bio »
1982Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
(performer: "Ballad Of Sweeney Todd", "Worst Pies In London", "Poor Thing", "My Friends", "Pirellis Miracle Elixir", "Wait", "Epiphany", "Little Priest", "God Thats Good!", "By The Sea", "Not While Im Around", "Parlor Songs", "Final Sequence")
1990The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
Herself - Nominee: Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series/Best Performance in a Variety or Music Program & Presenter: Best Comedy Series/Best Miniseries
[on handling the early success and Oscar nominations while still being in her teens.] I was a very serious teenager at that time and I considered the work to be the most important thing and I concentrated on that. I was a bit goody goody. I didn't fool around at all, which is a bit of a shame, I think. I've missed on a lot of fun, but I've made up for it later [laughs].
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