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Anne Bancroft Overview:

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:

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Anne Bancroft was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actress for The Miracle Worker (as Annie Sullivan) in 1962.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1962Best ActressThe Miracle Worker (1962)Annie SullivanWon
1964Best ActressThe Pumpkin Eater (1964)Jo ArmitageNominated
1967Best ActressThe Graduate (1967)Mrs. RobinsonNominated
1977Best ActressThe Turning PointEmma JacklinNominated
1985Best ActressAgnes of God (1985)Sister Miriam RuthNominated
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

BlogHub Articles:

Mel Brooks and : Exclusive Guest Post by Author Douglass K. Daniel

By Guest Post on Sep 27, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

?Mel and Anne, Hollywood?s best matched opposites… Was one of entertainment?s oddest couples ? the dramatic actress and the wacky comic genius Mel Brooks ? all that much a mismatch? That?s a question I pondered at times when I explored her career for my new biography Anne Bancrof... Read full article


’s ‘Noir’ Side: Exclusive Guest Post by Author Douglass K. Daniel

By Guest Post on Sep 14, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

’s ‘Noir Side’ In her twenties actress had just what a film noir needed, the kind of smoky beauty a guy would take a bullet for. She turned up in a handful of movies in the 1950s that might qualify as ?dark films,? usually nifty little crime pictures made... Read full article


: A Life: Facebook/Blog Book Giveaway Contest (September)

By Annmarie Gatti on Sep 10, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

?: A Life? Book Giveaway?via Facebook and this Blog Okay, now it?s time for the?Facebook/Blog?version of our??: A Life?? Giveaway Contest! This time we?ll be giving away one copy of the book via Facebook and this blog, courtesy of?University Press of Kentucky. And, remember... Read full article


Saddle Up with : Exclusive Guest Post by Author Douglass K. Daniel

By Annmarie Gatti on Aug 31, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Saddle Up with When I think of actress , I picture the sexy, seductive Mrs. Robinson of The Graduate?(1967) or the determined Annie Sullivan of The Miracle Worker?(1962). Or a feisty New Yorker, whether she?s the woman who loves books in 84 Charing Cross Road?(1984) or the... Read full article


: A Life Book Giveaway (via Twitter in September)

By Annmarie Gatti on Aug 27, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

?: A Life? Book Giveaway via Twitter Time for our next book giveaway! This time, CMH will be giving away?FIVE COPIES?of “: A Life” by Douglass K. Daniel,?courtesy of University Press of Kentucky, from Aug 28 through Sept 30. (plus?ONE?more copy via Facebook and ... Read full article


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Anne Bancroft Quotes:

Mrs. Robinson: Would you like me to seduce you?


Jed Towers: I said: "look, I believe in a drink, a kiss or a laugh now and then". And that's the way it would be. "Fine" she said, I can hear her saying it now. "Fine, I like to laugh".
Lyn Lesley: I still like to laugh. But not at myself. I just don't want any of it any more. Life's too long.
Jed Towers: Alright, I'll send you a valentine. What do you want? Hearts and flowers? Forever and ever? Love?
Lyn Lesley: Don't be afraid to say it. It's not a dirty word.


Lyn Lesley: I'm not angry; I'm just furious.


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Anne Bancroft Facts
Has won two Tony Awards: in 1958, as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "Two For The Seesaw," and in 1960, as Best Actress (Dramatic) for "The Miracle Worker," a role she recreated in her Oscar-winning performance in the film version of the same name, The Miracle Worker (1962). She was also Tony nominated in 1978 as Best Actress (Play) for "Golda," in which she played the title character, Golda Meir.

Has two sisters.

Parents: Michael (1906-2001) and Mildred (1908-2010).

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