Anne Bancroft Birthday (September 17th)

Anne Bancroft Birthday (September 17th)

Anne Bancroft an American method actress was born on 17th September, 1931 in the Bronx New York.

Anne Bancroft Early Life

Anne Bancroft was the daughter of Michael Italiano, a costume pattern maker and Mildred a telephone operator. She got the degree of graduation from Christopher Columbus High School in Bronx in 1948. She attended the American Film Institute's Directing Workshop for Women at UCLA, the Actors Studio, and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. After performing in many live TV dramas below the name Anne Marno, and then she altered her surname for the movie debut in Don't Bother to Knock in 1952.

Anne Bancroft Career

In the beginning of her career, Anne Bancroft was a bond player just as studio contract system was finishing.She went away from Hollywood and came back to New York because of the deprived quality of characters she was being presented.In the year of 1958 she emerged opposite Henry Fonda in the Broadway making of Two for the Seesaw, for which Anne Bancroft won a Tony Award, and for this movie she achieved a Tony Award, and one more in 1962 for The Miracle Worker. She obtained the last character back to Hollywood, and achieved the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1962.A highly commended Television special, " Anne Bancroft: the Women in the Life of a Man" succeeded her Emmy award for her acting and singing. She was one and only who won an Emmy, a Tony and an Oscar award.

Anne Bancroft is best known for her role in which she played the role of Mrs. Robinson, a lady who seduces much younger fresh college modify, played through Dustin Hoffman, in the film The Graduate. Satirically, at the age of 36, she performed contrary the thirty years old Hoffman. Though, she is now known as Mrs. Robinson. She was unsure about her look in The Graduate; she spoke in many interviews that the performance surpassed the entire of her extra work.

In the year of 1980, Anne produced her presentation as a director and screenwriter in Fatso, in which she starred all along with Dom DeLuise. She was the unique option to participate Joan Crawford in 1981 film Mommie Dearest, but vanished within 11 hour and she was changed by Faye Dunaway. She was also the favorite for the character of Aurora Greenway in Terms of Endearment, but rejected to facilitate to perform in the recreate of To Be or Not To Be (1983).

Anne Bancroft Personal Life

Anne Bancroft wedded with Martin May in 1953. They had no kids and they separated with each other in 1957.

In the year of 1961, Anne meets first time Mel Brooks in the practice for the Perry Como variety show. Mel bribed the studio worker to find out where she was having feast so that he might meet her once more. One time she met Mel, she went away to her psychotherapist and she told him that they had to terminate the psychotherapist as swift as potential for the reason that she had convened the man, Brooks, she was planning to marry.

And they wedded on 5th August, 1964, in New York City Hall. They remained jointly until her bereavement. They had 1 child, Maximillian, who was born in 1972. Anne Bancroft and Mel were seen together on the television three times; first time dancing a ballet in Brooks’s 1976 Silent Movie, and the other Brooks's 1983 remake of To Be or Not to Be, and the third one in the chapter entitled "Opening Night" of the HBO show Curb Your Enthusiasm. He formed the 1980 movie The Elephant Man, in which Mel Bancroft acted. Mel Brooks produced the 1987 movie 84 Charing Cross Road in which she starred.


Anne Bancroft died on 6th June, 2005 because of uterine cancer at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Her bereavement came as shock to some of her friends; she was deeply secretive and she couldn’t express the detail of her disease. She was endured by Brooks, a grandson, her son, two sisters and her mother. She is buried at Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, New York, close to her father, Michael Italiano.