Sylvia Kristel (Born September 28, 1952 in Utrecht, Netherlands-) is a Dutch actress and model. When she was 17 she began modelling. She entered the Miss TV Europe contest, in 1973, and won. She has an IQ of 164, thus, was able to skip four grades in school. She speaks Dutch, English, French and Italian. Throughout the mid-1970s she dated Belgian writer Hugo Claus. She gained international attention in her role as Ms. Regina Copoletta for the 1983 film Private Lessons. However, she may be most memorable as Emmanuelle in various films from the series. She has a son named Arthur, who is also an actor.
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She has a son named Arthur, who is also an actor. Past Honorees of this organization have included Jamie Lee Curtis and Sir Anthony Hopkins. However, she may be most memorable as Emmanuelle in various films from the series. Lansbury has graciously agreed to be the Guest of Honor at the 14th annual Gala and Fundraiser on April 16, 2005 for Women in Recovery, Inc., a Venice, California-based non-profit organization offering a live-in, 12-Step program of rehabilitation for women in need. Regina Copoletta for the 1983 film Private Lessons. Today, Lansbury, a longtime resident of Brentwood, California takes time to support various philanthropic groups. She gained international attention in her role as Ms. Lansbury's two twin brothers, Edgar Lansbury, was the producer of Godspell, the smash-hit broadway musical, in the 1970s.
Throughout the mid-1970s she dated Belgian writer Hugo Claus. A footnote is that one of Ms. She speaks Dutch, English, French and Italian. Interestingly, Lansbury was related by her half-sister Isolde's marriage to the late British actor, Peter Ustinov, and is today related by marriage of her stepson David Lansbury to the American actress Ally Sheedy. She has an IQ of 164, thus, was able to skip four grades in school. Lansbury's daughter, Deirdre Angela Shaw Battarrais, along with her Italian husband Enzo, today is co-manager of a popular cafe, Ristorante Positano, in West Los Angeles. She entered the Miss TV Europe contest, in 1973, and won. Her son, Anthony, was producer/director of Murder She Wrote, and is today a television executive.
When she was 17 she began modelling. Lansbury is the mother of two, stepmother of one, and a proud grandmother several times over. Sylvia Kristel (Born September 28, 1952 in Utrecht, Netherlands-) is a Dutch actress and model. Until Shaw's death in 2003, Lansbury enjoyed one of the longest and most prolific of show-business marriages. Lansbury's career. Shaw was instrumental in guiding and managing Ms.
Lansbury was briefly married from 1945-46 to American actor Richard Cromwell when she was 19 and Cromwell was 35. In 1948, Lansbury remarried, to Irish-born actor and businessman Peter Shaw. She recieved a a Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997, and Kennedy Center Honors in 2000. She was named a Disney Legend in 1995. In the early 1990s the British Government awarded Angela Lansbury the CBE.
It was to be one of the longest running prime time detective drama series in US TV history and made her one of the highest paid actresses in the world and a record as the most nominated lead actress without a win in the prime time Emmy awards (with 12 nominations). As Jessica Fletcher in the long-running television series, Murder, She Wrote (1984 - 1996), she found her biggest success and a worldwide following. She has received a Tony nomination for every lead role she has essayed on Broadway. Lovett in Sondheim's ballad opera Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street earned her yet another Tony Award in 1979.
Her English music-hall turn as meat-pie entrepreneuse Mrs. Subsequent Tony awards were earned for Dear World (1969) and the first Broadway revival of Gypsy (1974). Her appearance in 1966's Mame earned Lansbury her first Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical. Lansbury has received good reviews from her very first musical outing, the short-lived 1964 Stephen Sondheim musical Anyone Can Whistle.
She also did character work as the Dowager Empress in the less well-received animated film Anastasia in 1997. Potts in the Disney hit Beauty and the Beast (1991). She then turned to character voice work in animated films like The Last Unicorn (1984), winning a great deal of praise for her affectionate turn as the singing teapot Mrs. She also played Miss Marple in The Mirror Crack'd (1981).
She also received a Golden Globe as a similarly distant mother in the comedy, The World of Henry Orient. Her performance in The Manchurian Candidate (1963) as the evil, manipulative mother who turned her son into an assassin won much praise and a third Oscar nomination. She made her Academy Award nominated film debut in 1944, in the Charles Boyer/Ingrid Bergman film Gaslight, followed by another Oscar nomination for the Oscar Wilde film The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) and has since enjoyed a long and varied career, mainly as a film actress, appearing in everything from Samson and Delilah (1949) to Disney's Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971). Angela Lansbury (born October 16, 1925) is a British-born American actress and the granddaughter of politician George Lansbury.