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Anne Bancroft

Film Actress / Voice Actress / Screenwriter / Film Director / Character Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress | * 09/17/1931 († 73, 06/06/2005) | Bronx, New York, USA
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Anna Maria Louisa Italiano (September 17, 1931 – June 6, 2005), known professionally as Anne Bancroft was an American actress, director, screenwriter and singer. Respected for her acting prowess and versatility, Bancroft was the recipient of an Academy Award, three BAFTA Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, two Tony Awards, and two Primetime Emmy Awards. She is one of only 24 thespians to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting. Associated with the method acting technique, having studied under Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio, Bancroft made her film debut in the noir thriller Don't Bother to Knock (1952). Following a string of repetitive and glamorous supporting roles, her film career took a toll with executives reluctant to cast her in prestige roles. In 1958, Bancroft made her Broadway debut with the play Two for the Seesaw, winning the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play. The following year she portrayed Anne Sullivan in the original Broadway production of The Miracle Worker, winning the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. Following her continued success on stage, Bancroft's film career was reviv... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Anne Bancroft

Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play Academy Award for Best Actress 2x National Board of Review Award for Best Actress Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Theatre World Award 5x Academy Award for Best Actress 3x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy 5x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama 5x BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie 6x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture 2x Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress

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Movies with Anne Bancroft as Actress(67)

as Mary Magdalene2018 Juliet, Naked
as Sedessa (voice)2008 Delgo
as Gloria Vogal2001 Heartbreakers
as Mama Gruber2001 Haven
as Ruth Schram2000 Keeping the Faith
as Princess San Ferdinando2000 Up at the Villa
as Geraldine 'Gerry' Eileen Cummings1999 Deep in My Heart
as Ms. Nora Dinsmoor1998 Great Expectations
as Queen (voice)1998 Antz
as Senator Lillian DeHaven1997 G.I. Jane
as Nun1997 Critical Care
as Abigail Tillerman1996 Homecoming
as Dr. Renata Baumbauer1996 The Sunchaser
as Madame Ouspenskaya1995 Dracula: Dead and Loving It
as Glady Joe Cleary1995 How to Make an American Quilt
as Adele Larson1995 Home for the Holidays
as Lucy Marsden (age 99-100)1994 Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All
as Mrs. Kennsinger1993 Malice
as Dr. Catherine Holland1993 Mr. Jones
as Amanda1993 Point of No Return
as Bea Singer1992 Honeymoon in Vegas
as Mrs. Cage1992 Mrs. Cage
as Madame Ruth1992 Love Potion No. 9
as Kate Jerome1992 Broadway Bound
as Various1991 Knight Rider 2000
as Meredith Perlestein1989 Bert Rigby, You're a Fool
as Ma Beckoff1988 Torch Song Trilogy
as Helene Hanff1987 84 Charing Cross Road
as Thelma Cates1986 'night, Mother
as Mother Miriam Ruth1985 Agnes of God
as Estelle Rolfe1984 Garbo Talks
as Anna Bronski1983 To Be or Not to Be
as Antoinette1980 Fatso
as Mrs. Kendal1980 The Elephant Man
as herself1978 Mickey's 50
as Emma Jacklin1977 The Turning Point
as Carla Bondi1976 Lipstick
as herself1976 Silent Movie
as Ursula1975 The Hindenburg
as Churchgoer1974 Blazing Saddles
as Lady Jennie Churchill1972 Young Winston
as Mrs. Robinson1967 The Graduate
as Dr. D.R. Cartwright1966 7 Women
as Inga Dyson1965 The Slender Thread
as Jo Armitage1964 The Pumpkin Eater
as Annie Sullivan1962 The Miracle Worker
as Angelita1957 The Restless Breed
as Beth Dixon1957 The Girl in Black Stockings
as Tianay1956 Walk the Proud Land
as Marie Gardner1956 Nightfall
as María Ibinia1955 A Life in the Balance
as Corinna Marston1955 The Last Frontier
as Kathy Lupo1955 New York Confidential
as Rosalie Regalzyk1955 The Naked Street
as Laverne Miller1954 Gorilla at Large
as Katy Bishop1954 The Raid
as Marian Foley1953 The Kid from Left Field
as Marie, Comtesse de St. Malo1953 Treasure of the Golden Condor
as Emma Hurok1953 Tonight We Sing
as Lyn Lesley1952 Don't Bother to Knock
as Maria Cassini1950 The Man Who Had Influence

TV Shows/Series with Anne Bancroft as Actress(12)

as Marcos Mutter1982 Marco Polo
as herself1978 An Audience with...
as Mary Magdalene1977 Jesus of Nazareth
1954 Climax!
1952 Omnibus

Movies with Anne Bancroft as Crew(2)

Directing/Director1980 Fatso
Writing/Writer1980 Fatso

Full Name: Anne Bancroft
Born: Thursday, 09/17 1931 (September) in The Bronx
Died: Monday, 06/06 2005 (June) in New York City (aged: 73)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of California, Los Angeles, Actors Studio, American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Christopher Columbus High School, HB Studio
Spouses (current/former): Mel Brooks
Children: Max Brooks
Student of: Herbert Berghof
Anne Bancroft frequently works together with these people:
Mel Brooks (18x, Actor)
Cloris Leachman (6x, Actress)
William Shatner (6x, Actor)
Royal Dano (6x, Actor)
David Lynch (5x, Crew)
Charlton Heston (5x, Actor)
Thomas Mitchell (5x, Actor)
Everett Sloane (5x, Actor)
James Daly (5x, Actor)
Lilia Skala (5x, Actress)
Alexander Scourby (5x, Actor)
Phyllis Kirk (5x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1623, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 08/05/2020