Lansbury wins 5th Tony Award

  |   June 8, 2009 at 12:27 PM
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NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) -- Angela Lansbury, star of the Broadway revival of Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit," picked up her fifth Tony Award in New York Sunday night.

Lansbury won the award for best featured actress in a play and earned a standing ovation when her name was called, reported.

"This is amazing," the 83-year-old actress said upon collecting her prize. "Who would have thought? Who knew at this time of my life that I would be presented with this lovely, lovely award. I can't believe I am standing here."

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