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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) | The Bronx, New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Anne Bancroft (born Anna Maria Louisa Italiano; September 17, 1931 – June 6, 2005) was an American actress. Respected for her acting prowess and versatility, Bancroft received an Academy Award, three BAFTA Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, two Tony Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Cannes Film Festival Award. 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 in 1952, and then appeared in 14 other films over the following five years. 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 revived when she was cast in the acclaimed film adaptation of ()
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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 in a Motion Picture – Drama Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Theatre World Award Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 5x Academy Award for Best Actress 3x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical 5x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama 5x BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or 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(69)

as Self (archive footage)2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
as Sedessa (voice)2008 Delgo
as Gloria Vogal2001 Heartbreakers
as Golda Meir (voice)2001 In Search of Peace
as Mama Gruber2001 Haven
as Ruth Schram2000 Keeping the Faith
as Princess San Ferdinando2000 Up at the Villa
as Geraldine 'Gerry' Eileen Cummins1999 Deep in My Heart
as Ms. 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 Self (archive footage)1996 Shirley Maclaine: Kicking Up Her Heels
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. Fanning1994 Paddy Chayefsky's The Mother
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 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 Emma1977 The Turning Point
as Carla Bondi1976 Lipstick
as herself1976 Silent Movie
as Ursula1975 The Hindenburg
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(25)

as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)2006 Legends
as Dr. Zweig (voice)1989 The Simpsons
as Marco's Mother1982 Marco Polo
as Narrator1980 Shogun
as herself1978 An Audience with...
as Mary Magdalene1977 Jesus of Nazareth
as Mrs. Fanning1971 Great Performances
as Virginia1966 ABC Stage 67
as Isabelle Rutledge1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre
as Audrey1954 Climax!
as Elena Vallejo1954 Climax!
1952 Omnibus
as Leah1950 Lux Video Theatre
as Lolita1950 Lux Video Theatre
as Sally1950 Lux Video Theatre
as Kendal Browning1950 Lux Video Theatre
as Ann Sommers1950 Lux Video Theatre
as Cathy1950 Lux Video Theatre
as Self - Mystery Guest1950 What's My Line?
as Maria Cassini1948 Studio One
as Czechoslovakian Girl1948 Studio One
as Lisa Berzins1948 Studio One

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, New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
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
Other names for Anne Bancroft (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"アン・バンクロフト"
Anne Bancroft frequently works together with these people:
Tress MacNeille (36x, Actress)
Pamela Hayden (23x, Actress)
Everett Sloane (18x, Actor)
James Daly (18x, Actor)
Charlton Heston (17x, Actor)
John Forsythe (17x, Actor)
Skip Homeier (17x, Actor)
Harry Townes (17x, Actor)
Maggie Roswell (17x, Actress)
Mel Brooks (16x, Actor)
Thomas Mitchell (16x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1623, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/21/2024