September 13, 1991 |
Ever since 1984, Angela Lansbury and her TV series "Murder, She Wrote" have been bulwarks of troubled CBS. In some of the network's worst days just a few seasons back, "Murder, She Wrote" was the only CBS entertainment series among the 20 top-rated shows. Lansbury, a distinguished veteran of films and a much-honored star of Broadway, is a lady, like Jessica Fletcher, the novelist-turned-crime-solver whom she portrays in her series. But she has a few things she'd like to say.
June 25, 1989
Angela Lansbury and the Tony Awards. Now there's a couple of class acts! Michael Grayson, Studio City
January 14, 1990
I am writing to express disgust at the absurdity of too many writers/producers depicting a person in the 60s as being ancient and ready for the undertaker. The most recent example of many was a 64-year-old, lovely and multi-talented actress made up to look at least 80 while portraying a woman of 63. I am speaking specifically of Angela Lansbury in "The Shell Seekers." As long as she was playing a lady of her own age, why not allow her to look her age, just as she does so charmingly in "Murder, She Wrote."