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Left: Angela Lansbury in a publicity still for the 1944 film Gaslight. Right: Angela Lansbury in a scene from the 2012 Broadway production of Gore Vidal's The Best Man.
(Gore Vidal's The Best Man Photo © Joan Marcus)

We're sending warm birthday wishes to one of our all time favorite stars, Tony Award winner Angela Lansbury, who turns 87 on October 16.

In recent years, Lansbury has proved again and again that she can run circles around people half her age, appearing in four Broadway shows since 2007, including Deuce, Gore Vidal's The Best Man, A Little Night Music, and Blithe Spirit, during which her spooky little dance brought the house down on a nightly basis -- and which helped earn her a fifth Tony Award.

And while she's taking a break from Broadway, Lansbury will be appearing opposite James Earl Jones and Boyd Gaines in David Esbjornson's upcoming Australian production of Alfred Uhry's Driving Miss Daisy.

How does she do it? Maybe this (admittedly a little strange) exercise video she hosted in 1988 is the answer.