Lansbury voiced the character of Mrs. ポッツ, the singing teapot, ディズニーの 1991 animated version of the film.
NS シャナイア・トゥエイン, who plays Mrs. Potts in this latest revival, finished singing the “美女と野獣” 歌, a projection of the animated teapot and Lansbury emerged behind her with 1925-2022 displayed, 敬意を表する Lansbury’s 96 years of life.
彼女の家族によると, the TV, screen and stage legend “died peacefully in her sleep” 10月に. 11.
Best known for her role on 殺人, 彼女は書いた, the London-born star left a legacy that includes six トニー賞, NS 映画俳優組合 Life Achievement Award, an American National Medal of the Arts, a Kennedy Center Honor, an honorary オスカー と 2014 damehood から エリザベス女王.
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“I was only more honored to be asked to play that role,” トウェイン, 57, previously told EW. “It made singing the theme song very emotional for me. しかし [the film’s composer] Alan Menken was on stage with me playing the piano, and that comforted me a great deal.”
“It was such an epic moment in my career to perform his own song with him there next to me,” she continued of the tender moment. “It was important to me to play the role with style and grace.”
“A sense of humor, inspired by Angela’s charm. I kept Angela in mind the whole time,” トウェインが追加されました.
Along with Twain, 彼女. played the lead role of Belle, と ジョシュ・グローバン as her beast. リタ・モレノ served as narrator, マーティンショート as Lumiére, David Alan Grier as Cogsworth, ジョシュアヘンリー as Gaston, Rizwan Manji as LeFou, Jon Jon Briones as Maurice and Leo Abelo Perry as Chip.
戻る 2016 at N.Y.C.’s 25th anniversary screening of Disney’s 美女と野獣, Lansbury surprised audiences with a performance of the title song.
Like Twain, she was also accompanied by composer Menken, 73, and it marked the first time Lansbury sang the song live in over two decades.
And the legendary singer and actress was pitch perfect — even ending with a rendition of Mrs. ポッツ’ signature sendoff to her animated teacup son.
“Run along again to the cupboard, Chip,” she said to the audience’s applause. “夜, 愛。”
美女と野獣: 30周年記念 is streaming now on Disney+.