Anne Bancroft Biography

Anna Maria Louisa Italiano, known professionally as Anne Bancroft, was an American actress associated with the Method acting school, which she had studied under Lee Strasberg. Respected for her acting prowess and versatility, Bancroft was acknowledged for her work in film, theatre and television. She won one Academy Award, three BAFTA Awards, two Golden Globes, two Tony Awards and two Emmy Awards, and several other awards and nominations.

She made her film debut in Don't Bother to Knock and following a string of supporting film roles during the 1950s, won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in The Miracle Worker, receiving subsequent nominations for her roles in The Pumpkin Eater, The Graduate, The Turning Point, and Agnes of God. Bancroft's other movies as a lead actress include Young Winston, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, To Be or Not to Be, and 84 Charing Cross Road.

Later in her career, she made the transition back to supporting roles in films such as Point of No Return, Home for the Holidays, Great Expectations, Antz, Keeping the Faith, and Heartbreakers. She also starred in seven television films, the last of which was The Roman Spring of Mrs. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Anne Bancroft
Full Name:
Anna Maria Louisa Italiano
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Voice Actor
Ethnicity:
Italian American
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
September 17, 1931
Astrological Sign:
Virgo
Date of Death:
June 6, 2005
Age at Death:
73
Cause of Death:
Uterine cancer
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