Success, She Wrote: at 96 years old Angela Lansbury is still going strong and taking home awards

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Angela Lansbury starred as Jessica Fletcher for 12 seasons of Murder, She Wrote. (PHOTO: Gallo Images / Getty Images)
Angela Lansbury starred as Jessica Fletcher for 12 seasons of Murder, She Wrote. (PHOTO: Gallo Images / Getty Images)

To hear her name is to hear the familiar sound of Murder, She Wrote, the perky jingle that was just about as upbeat as the character she played for so many years.

For many fans Angela Lansbury will forever be Jessica Fletcher, the mystery writer and shrewd amateur sleuth who uses her charm and persistence to solve every crime she comes across.

But Angela has done a lot more than star in Murder, She Wrote. Over a career spanning more than seven decades she’s outlasted, outlived and outperformed the bombshells of her generation, making a name for herself not only in TV but in film and theatre too.

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