Viola Davis, Harvey Fierstein and George Takei are among the celebrities paying tribute to Angela Lansbury. On 11 October, the iconic star died in her sleep at her home in Los Angeles, California, five days before her 97th birthday.
One of the last surviving stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood cinema, Lansbury’s illustrious career spanned eight decades.
For her work in TV, film and on the stage, Lansbury won six Tony Awards, six Golden Globe Awards and the Academy Honorary Award.
She also received three Oscar nominations and 18 Emmy nominations. Lansbury was best known for roles in films such as The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945), The Manchurian Candidate (1962) and Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971).