Deidre Angela Shaw is best known for being the daughter of Angela Lansbury, an Irish-British and American actress and singer who played various roles across film, stage, and television. She is reported to have passed away on Oct 11, 2022, five days shy of her 97th birthday.
Deidre Angela Shaw Age
She was born on April 26, 1953, in New York, New York, United States, and is currently 69 years old in 2022.
Deidre Angela Shaw Parents
Her parents are Lansbury and his second husband, Peter Shaw, whom she married in 1949. She also has an older brother named Anthony Peter, born in 1952. Lansbury and Peter remained married for 54 years until his death in 2003.
Her mom repeatedly stated that she wanted to put her children before her career and once admitted that she often had to leave them in California for long periods when she was working elsewhere. She raised her children to be Episcopalian, although they were not congregation members. She stated, “I believe that God is within all of us, that we are perfect, precious beings, and that we have to put our faith and trust in that.”
In the late 1960s, Anthony and Deirdre became involved in the growing counterculture movement and started using recreational drugs. Deirdre developed an acquaintance with the Manson family, while Anthony became addicted to cocaine and heroin, giving it up in 1971. After recovering, Anthony became a television director and directed 68 episodes of Murder, She Wrote.
Lansbury also has three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren at the time of her death in 2022.
Deidre Angela Shaw Husband
Deirdre married a chef, and together they opened a restaurant in West Los Angeles.
Angela Lansbury’s Death & Cause
Lansbury died at 1:30 am PDT on 11 October 2022, five days before her 97th birthday, at her home in Los Angeles. Her children said that Lansbury had died “peacefully in her sleep.
Sophia tweeted, “Rest in peace, the absolute legend, and superstar, dame angela Lansbury. You were the hero of so many of my childhood memories. Your pioneering work and outstanding talent will always be remembered and treasured.”
“Sad news…Angela Lansbury, the iconic Disney Legend, has passed away at the age of 96 😢
Our thoughts, condolences, and prayers go out to her family, friends, and loved ones. She will be deeply missed.”
Sad news…Angela Lansbury, the iconic Disney Legend, has passed away at the age of 96 😢
Our thoughts, condolences, and prayers go out to her family, friends, and loved one. She will be deeply missed.
Rest In Peace, Mrs. Potts 🫖 pic.twitter.com/1l4UYjt4yc
— Doctor Disney (@Doctor_Disney) October 11, 2022