Legendary actress, Anne Bancroft, was born Anna Maria Louise Italiano on Sep 17, 1931 in The Bronx, NY. Bancroft died at the age of 73 on Jun 6, 2005 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, NY.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Anne Bancroft was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actress for The Miracle Worker (as Annie Sullivan) in 1962.
|1962||Best Actress||The Miracle Worker (1962)||Annie Sullivan||Won|
|1964||Best Actress||The Pumpkin Eater (1964)||Jo Armitage||Nominated|
|1967||Best Actress||The Graduate (1967)||Mrs. Robinson||Nominated|
|1977||Best Actress||The Turning Point||Emma Jacklin||Nominated|
|1985||Best Actress||Agnes of God (1985)||Sister Miriam Ruth||Nominated|
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.
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Kate Keller: For how long?
Annie Sullivan: Until she learns to listen to and depend on me.
Captain Arthur Keller: Miss Sullivan...
Annie Sullivan: Captain Keller, it meets both of your conditions. It's the one way I can get back in touch with Helen, and I don't see how I can be rude to you again if you're not around to interfere with me.
Captain Arthur Keller: And what's your plan if I say no? Pack the other half for home and abandon your charge to... to...
Annie Sullivan: The asylum? I grew up in such an asylum, the State Alms House. Rats? Why, my brother Jimmy and I used to play with the rats because we didn't have any toys. Maybe you'd like to know what Helen will find there, not on visiting days. One ward was full of the old women. Crippled, blind, most of them dying, but even if what they had was catching, there was nowhere else to move them. That's where they put us. Then there were younger ones across the hall, prostitutes mostly, with TB and epileptic fits. And some of the kind that keep after other girls, especially the young ones. And some were just insane. Some had the DTs. Then there were girls in another ward to have babies they didn't want. They started at thirteen, fourteen. They left afterwards, but the babies stayed. We played with them, too. There were a lot of them, with sores all over from diseases you're not supposed to talk about.
Mrs. Robinson: Would you like me to seduce you?
[Mrs. Robinson comes into Elaine's room, naked, and locks the door with Benjamin inside with her]
Benjamin: Oh God. Oh, let me out.
Mrs. Robinson: Don't be nervous.
Benjamin: Get away from that door.
Mrs. Robinson: I want to say something first.
Benjamin: Jesus Christ.
Mrs. Robinson: Benjamin, I want you to know that I'm available to you, and if you won't sleep with me this time...
Benjamin: Oh, my Christ.
Mrs. Robinson: If you won't sleep with me this time I want you to know that you can call me up anytime you want and we'll make some kind of arrangement.
Mrs. Robinson: Do you understand what I...
Benjamin: Let me out.
Mrs. Robinson: Benjamin, do you understand what I just said?
Benjamin: Yes! Yes. Let me out!
Mrs. Robinson: I find you very attractive.
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