- Angela Lansbury married Peter Shaw in 1949
- Their marriage would last over 50 years
- Here's how she looked on her wedding day
In memoriam, Angela Lansbury is known as one of the most legendary actresses around. She passed in 2022 and fans have been enjoying her movies and TV shows for decades. But would you recognize a young Angela on her wedding day?
How Angela Lansbury looked on her wedding day
Angela Lansbury became a film star in the 1940s, and she actually got married twice that decade. She was briefly with actor Richard Cromwell, but it was in the summer of 1949 that she tied the knot with Peter Shaw. Here they are on the big day:
Angela, then 23 years old, married Peter on Aug. 12, 1949. According to United Archives, Lansbury wore a "white doeskin and satin" wedding gown designed by Calve of California.
They were married in London at St. Columba's Church, actually part of the Church of Scotland. The wedding reception was at the Normandie Hotel, also in London.
The Murder, She Wrote star and her husband remained together for over 50 years, until Peter Shaw's death in 2003.
They also had two children together, in addition to Shaw's son from an earlier marriage.