Award-winning actress Angela Lansbury has entertained audiences for decades on stage and screen, including her 12-year stint as Jessica Fletcher on the 1984 series 'Murder, She Wrote. ' Lansbury has also won several Tony Awards for her work in projects like Mame, Gypsyand Sweeney Todd. Angela Lansbury was born on October 16, 1925, in the neighborhood of Poplar London, England. Her mother, Moyna MacGill, was a stage actress as well. Her father, Edward Lansbury, was a noted politician. Unfortunately, Angela’s father died when she was 9 years old, which had a huge impact on what the rest of her life would be like.
Lansbury received a scholarship to study drama at the Lucy Fagan school in New York City. Her mother later than advised Lansbury
He was born on June 24, 1940, in addition , he later had a brother named Ken. When he was only 3 years old his mother died. Later in life his father remarried, however, when he was 21 his stepmother died in a fire. Just before the fire his stepmother had been canning jam, the wax spilled on her and she caught fire, Norman put her out, but it was too late. As a result of her being in his arms, his hands were badly burned.
Angela Evelyn Bassett was born August 16, 1958 in New York, NY (“Angela” Biography 1). Her mother, Betty Jane Gilbert was a social worker and her father, a preacher’s son, Daniel Benjamin Bassett. Bassett and her sister D’nette moved to St. Petersburg, Florida with their mother (“Angela” IMDB 1). Angela Bassett watched the story Of
This essay, which was written in the 1940’s, begins by describing the fate of most actors. However, this essay focuses on one actress who did not share the same fate as most thespians. That actress is Ellen Terry. In addition to being a talented actress Terry was a talented writer, despite the fact that she did not acknowledge this. Her writings included descriptions of Henry Irving’s Hamlet, her autobiography, and many letters.
Angela is a 15-year-old pregnant teen. She is single, but receives emotional support from the father of the child. Angela lives with her mom, but spends most of her time away from home. Their relationship has been strained with the pregnancy. Angela is not working now, and has not been able to keep a regular job.
Her parents were divorced and she just wanted to get away from all of that. She received a full-ride scholarship to Iowa State University, the home of the Cyclones. She decided her path there would lead her to major in political science and later on she would go to law school. She was an
There are many people in the world that are very influential. These people impact the world in a positive way by inspiring people to follow their dreams, stand up for what they believe in, and overcome obstacles in their life. One individual who shows these traits would be the first woman to fly solo across the atlantic ocean, Amelia Earhart. Amelia Earhart is influential because she was the 16th woman to get her pilot 's licence, she set a speed record of 100 kilometers, and she never gave up on her speed to fly. Amelia has many accomplishments here are some of her accomplishments.
Elizabeth Taylor was a famous Hollywood actress in the 1900’s and early 2000’s. She brought entertainment into people’s lives and was a very influential figure. She rose awareness for those who were suffering from AIDS and got them the support they needed. She also helped Zionist causes and donated a lot towards their community. She was not scared to fight for what she believed in, and because she was such a strong person, she influenced those around her.
“The best and most beautiful in the world cannot be seen or even touched-they must be felt with the heart.” (Helen Keller Quotes 12). This is what Helen Keller wrote as an 11-year old in a letter in 1891, showing how positive she was despite her disabilities. Helen Keller was a significant figure in American history because despite being blind as well as deaf, she devoted her life to helping others and traveled around the world, talking about her experience which inspired other blind and deaf people to be courageous and embrace their life the way it is. Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama and died on June 1, 1968 in Westport, Connecticut.
Annie Jean Easley was born April 23, 1933 to Mary Melvina Hoover and Samuel Bird Easley, in Birmingham Alabama. She was raised, along with her older brother, by a single mom. Annie attended schools in Birmingham and graduated high school valedictorian of her class. Throughout high school Annie wanted to be a nurse because she thought that the only careers that were open to African American women at the time were nursing and teaching and she definitely did not want to teach so she settled on being a nurse but as she studied in high school she began thinking about becoming a pharmacist.
Ella Fitzgerald, also known as “The First Lady of Song” or “Lady Ella”, was an extraordinary singer highly known in the Harlem Renaissance. Born in Virginia then moving to New York, Ella grew up during the 1920s and got her breakthrough in the early 1930s. She joined an orchestra and produced her first number one single, A-Tisket, A-Tasket. Ella’s contributions to the Harlem Renaissance included not only her songs, but her appearances in movies such as. Ella Fitzgerald is shaped into the woman that she once was through her background, accomplishments, challenges and hardships; she also leaves a legacy that would continue on to influence many generations to come.
Amy Archer-Gilligan was originally born Amy E. Duggan October 1868. Her parents James Duggan and Mary Kennedy had 10 children, Amy was the 8th. She grew up in Milton Connecticut and attended school at the Milton school. In 1890 she attended the New Britain Normal School. Apart from this very little known about Amy’s childhood, this partly has to do with the fact that she had many siblings and little documentation was kept at the time.
At her nest foster home her foster father,used her for oral sex in trade for LSD and cocaine. After this incident she moved in with her great aunt in Los Angeles. During her stay she joined a gang at the age of 12. She almost died when he was shot in the back at the age of 16. After that she made the decision to leave the gang.