Tributes pour in for Dame Angela Lansbury 1 month ago

Tributes pour in for Dame Angela Lansbury

"An icon of the stage, and legend across so many mediums."

Tributes have been pouring in for celebrated actress Dame Angela Lansbury following her death.

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Lansbury's family shared the news that the Murder She Wrote star passed away at the age of 96 yesterday.

Since then, stars of stage and screen have been sharing the influence Lansbury has had on them.

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Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth recalled Lansbury's work in the musical Mame.

"Nobody did Make quite like her," she wrote on Twitter. "Rest in peace, Angela Lansbury. Thank you for your art & wisdom."

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Harry Fierstein took to Twitter to write: "Angela Lansbury - She, my darlings, was EVERYTHING!"

Orange is the New Black star Uzo Aduba described Lansbury a an "icon of the stage" and shared a photo from the first time they met in 2012 after her performance in Godspell.

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"She poured so much love into each of us," she penned. "An icon of the stage, and legend across so many mediums but, we all knew...she was always one of us."

Catherine Zeta Jones shared a snap from a Broadway double act she performed with with star and wrote: "Dearest, Darling, Dame Angela Lansbury. May you Rest In Peace. Our Broadway double act will forever be one of the joys of my life. As the lights dim for you on ‘The Great White Way’ you shall glow forever in our hearts. Love you Angela, Catherine."

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George Takei wrote: "Angela Lansbury, who graced the stage for decades winning five Tony awards and brought the sleuthing Jessica Fletcher into our living rooms for a dozen years, has passed. A tale old as time, our beloved Mrs. Potts will sing lullabies to us now from the stars. Rest, great soul."

Disney Animation paid tribute to Lansbury by remembering her role as Mrs Potts in Beauty and the Beast.

"We join the world in mourning Disney Legend Angela Lansbury, who brought such incredible warmth and personality to Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast. Her unforgettable performance will forever be a classic."