Anne Bancroft, Best Actress 1962: MovieMonday.com

THE MIRACLE WORKER (Biography - NR)

Anne Bancroft received her Oscar for playing the half-blind Annie Sullivan who waged a long battle to get the stubborn, blind and mute child (Patty Duke) to communicate with others.


ABOUT ANNE BANCROFT (1931 - )

American leading actress who's real name was Anna Maria Italiano. Anne Bancroft started in television and later gained experience on Broadway.

Anne Bancroft is married to Mel Brooks.

Her THE MIRACLE WORKER co-star, Patty Duke won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

Anne Bancroft was also nominated for:

THE PUMPKIN EATER (64)
THE GRADUATE (67)
THE TURNING POINT (77)
AGNES OF GOD (85)

Her other credits include:

TREASURE OF THE GOLDEN CONDOR
THE KID FROM LEFT FIELD
THE RAID
GORILLA AT LARGE
A LIFE IN THE BALANCE
NEW YORK CONFIDENTIAL
THE NAKED STREET
THE LAST FRONTIER
THE BIRL IN BLACK STOCKINGS
THE SLENDER THREAD
SEVEN WOMEN
YOUNG WINSTON
THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE
THE HINDENBERG
LIPSTICK
SILENT MOVIE
THE ELEPHANT MAN
FATSO (also directed)
TO BE OR NOT TO BE
GARBO TALKS
NIGHT MOTHER
CHARING CROSS ROAD
TORCH SONG TRILOGY
HONEYMOON IN VEGAS
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
POINT OF NO RETURN
HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN QUILT
CRITICAL CARE
G.I. JANE
GREAT EXPECTATIONS
ANTZ
KEEPING THE FAITH
UP AT THE VILLA
HEARTBREAKERS

Anne Bancroft's television credits include:

JESUS OF NAZARETH
MARCO POLO (Mini-Series)
FREDDIE AND MAX (TV Series)
BROADWAY BOUND
MRS. CAGE
HOMECOMING
DEEP IN MY HEART
HAVEN

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