Actress Angela Lansbury (Murder, She Wrote, 1944's Gaslight), an Academy and Tony Award-winning actress, is the daughter of character actress Moyna Macgill.
Her grandfather was former British Labour Party leader George Lansbury.
Angela is also the cousin of late English animator/puppeteer Oliver Postgate.
Her brothers, Edgar Lansbury and Bruce Lansbury, are successful theater producers.
Bruce's daughter (Angela's niece) Felicia Lansbury appeared in five episodes of Murder, She Wrote.
Another niece, Tamara Ustinov, is a character actress whose credits include The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971), Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971), and The Last Horror Movie (2003).
Anthony Shaw, Angela's son with producer Peter Shaw, started out as an actor before becoming a producer/director on Murder, She Wrote.
Angela and Peter's daughter Deirdre Shaw is a TV writer. She has written episodes of TV series such as American Dreams (2005), Close to Home (2007), Life Unexpected (2010), and Jane by Design (2012).
Anthony's son Ian Lansbury's single acting credit was a 1996 episode of his grandmother's show Murder, She Wrote.
Her nephew, actor David Lansbury (1988's Gorillas in the Mist, 1992's Scent of a Woman, 2007's Michael Clayton), appeared in three episodes of Murder, She Wrote. He married actress Ally Sheedy (The Breakfast Club, St. Elmo's Fire) in 1992. David and Ally acted together in the 1994 TV movie Parallel Lives.
Another nephew (and David's brother) James Lansbury is an assistant director whose credits include episodes of TV shows such as Guns of Paradise, Seinfeld, and Northern Exposure.