Who were Angela Lansbury’s Husbands and How Did They Die?

Sad news has surrounded Hollywood fans with the death of Angela Lansbury, now fans are estimating the reason behind her death and the details of her husband. Let us explore this article to learn more details


Who was Angela Lansbury?

Angela Lansbury was an Irish-British-American actress and singer who played various roles in films, stage, and television. Her career has received much international attention globally.

She was also one of the last surviving stars from the Gloden Age of Hollywood cinema at the time of her death.

Angela also received numerous accolades including six Tony Awards, six Gloden Globe Awards, a Laurence Olivier Award and the Academy Honorary Award. She was also nominated for three Academy Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards and Grammy Awards.

The actor died at the age of 96, which is right now the buzzing news in social media. She peacefully died at her Los Angeles house and the announcement was shared by her beloved family members.


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Who were Angela Lansbury’s husbands? How did they die?

Angela Lansbury had a pretty complicated relationship, she had two marriages but now her husband lives long.

Angela Lansbury had a very rich life. She has done decades of fantastic Hollywood films, but in terms of her love life, she had two marriages. Angela’s first husband Richard Cornwell was also an actor, the two also tied the knot in 1945. She married Cornwell when she was just 19 years old and Cornwell was 15 years older than him, but unfortunately, their marriage did not last long.

Both of them divorced a year later when Angela confirmed that Cornwell was gay. However, despite their divorce, Lansbury remain friends with Cornwell until his death from liver cancer in 1960.

After Cornwell, Angela tied the knot with her second husband Peter Shaw. He was an army man who met Lansbury in 1946. They both tied the knot in 1949 and thus married for over five decades until his death of heart failure in 2003.

Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury and Peter Shaw (Credit: Keystone/Getty Images)

Angela Lansbury’s Children: How many children did she have?

Angela had two kids in her second relationship with Peter Shaw, Anthony and Deidre whereas her second husband Peter had a child from another relationship, the child was David, whom Angela was very close to.

She was a woman who was very dearest to her children, she also stated one time “My career was important to me but our children, Anthony and Deidre, always came first,”.


She was a woman who will be forever known in the history of Hollywood cinema. 

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