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Obit Angela Lansbury

An onlooker views the Hollywood Walk of Fame star of the late actor Angela Lansbury, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Los Angeles. Lansbury died at home in Los Angeles earlier Tuesday at age 96.

Chris Pizzello

Obit Angela Lansbury

An onlooker views the Hollywood Walk of Fame star of the late actor Angela Lansbury, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Los Angeles. Lansbury died at home in Los Angeles earlier Tuesday at age 96.

Chris Pizzello

At the height of the AIDS crisis, Angela Lansbury raised $1 million for AIDS research in Chicago

An onlooker views the Hollywood Walk of Fame star of the late actor Angela Lansbury, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Los Angeles. Lansbury died at home in Los Angeles earlier Tuesday at age 96.

Chris Pizzello

   

Actress Angela Lansbury died Tuesday at the age of 96. Off screen, Lansbury was known for using her star power to raise money for AIDS research.

Reset learns about the time she headlined the Chicago Theatre in 1987 alongside Oprah Winfrey in what’s considered the first major AIDS benefit in Chicago.

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