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Angela Lansbury is made a Dame today by Queen Elizabeth II

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Sky News reported today, that Lansbury is adding another milestone to her career, she was honored by Queen Elizabeth II at Winsdor Castle for her work on the stage and screen. She was also honored for her charity work.

The 88-year-old actress was joined at the ceremony by her son, his wife, and her niece.

Now Lansbury will be known as a Dame Commander, a title that will put her in a class with other actresses like Judi Dench, Penelope Keith, Julie Andrews, Elizabeth Taylor, and Maggie Smith.

Many know actress Angela Lansbury for her role in the long-running TV series, "Murder, She Wrote," and for her many movies roles like in "Blue Hawaii," "The Long Hot, Summer," "The Mirror Crack'd," "The Manchurian Candidate," and "Bedknobs and Broomsticks." It's easy to say that she has had a long-running career in both film and TV.

Recently the actress was given an honorary Oscar at the 2014 Academy Awards. She also last month returned to the stage at the Gielgud Theatre in the production of Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit." Her performance was the first time in almost 40 years that she had been on the London stage.

She was born in London, but left England as a child during World War II.

Entertainer Nicholas Parsons and Sculptor Antony Gormley were also honored at Winsdor Castle today for their work.

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