Lansbury was born to an upper middle class family in regents park central london the daughter of irish actress moyna macgill and english politician edgar lansbury. Her full name is angela brigid lansbury.
Her paternal grandfather was the british labour party leader george lansbury.
Edgar lansbury autograph. Her father was the wealthy english timber merchant and politician edgar lansbury a member of the communist party of great britain and former mayor of the metropolitan borough of poplar. She was born in a higher middle class family on 16th october in 1925 to edgar lansbury and moyna mcgill in regents park central london. Her father was a timber merchant and a renowned politician.
Lansbury was born to irish actress moyna macgill and english politician edgar lansbury an upper middle class family in regents park central london. 7 her paternal grandfather was the labour party leader and anti war activist george lansbury a man whom she felt awed by and considered a giant in my youth. To escape the blitz in 1940 she moved to the united states with her mother and two younger brothers and studied acting in new york city.
Born in london edgar lansbury is the son of belfast born actress moyna macgill and edgar lansbury a politician and businessman and the grandson of the popular labour party leader george lansbury. To escape the blitz in 1940 she moved to the united states with her mother and two brothers and she studied acting in new york city. Lansbury was born to irish actress moyna macgill and british politician edgar lansbury an upper middle class family in regent s park central london.
In 1940 her mother took her and her siblings to the united states. Her mother was a stage actress. Proceeding to hollywood in 1942 she signed with metro goldwyn mayer and obtained her first film roles in.
He is the younger brother of actress angela lansbury and the twin brother of prolific television producer bruce lansbury.