Angela Paton (January 11, 1930 – May 26, 2016) was an American actress known for her work in film, television, and theater. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she had a long and varied career.
Paton was especially recognized for her role as Mrs. Lancaster, the bed and breakfast owner, in the movie “Groundhog Day” (1993). This film, starring Bill Murray, became a classic, and Paton’s performance in it is fondly remembered. Her portrayal of a warm and slightly eccentric B&B owner contributed to the charm and humor of the movie.
In addition to “Groundhog Day,” Paton had an extensive career in television and appeared in numerous shows. She was known for her versatility as an actress, capable of performing in a variety of roles across different genres.
Her career also extended to the stage, where she was involved in theater productions, showcasing her range as a performer. Paton’s contributions to the performing arts were marked by her ability to bring characters to life with authenticity and depth, making her a respected figure in the acting community.
Paton passed away on May 26, 2016, but her legacy continues through the memorable roles she portrayed in her long career. Her work remains a testament to her talent and dedication to the craft of acting.