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Happy Birthday Anne Bancroft

Waldina

Today is the  83rd birthday of Anne Bancroft.  Her list of performances is impressively long and impressively impressive.  Her performance in Great Expectations stole the movie.  I watched it in the movie theater in Seattle and again in London.  She was brilliant.

NAME: Anne Bancroft
OCCUPATION: Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress
BIRTH DATE: September 17, 1931
DEATH DATE: June 6, 2005
EDUCATION: American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Actors Studio, Christopher Columbus High School, Bronx, University of California, Los Angeles
PLACE OF BIRTH: The Bronx, New York
PLACE OF DEATH: New York, New York
ORIGINALLY: Anna Maria Louisa Italiano

BEST KNOWN FOR: Anne Bancroft was an Oscar Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress famous for her roles in The Miracle Worker and The Graduate. She was married to comedian and film director Mel Brooks.

Actress Anne Bancroft was born Anna…

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2 comments on “Happy Birthday Anne Bancroft

  1. My she rest in eternal peace. I had the pleasure of her company a few evenings, one for dinner and the other for a romp in an amusement park. She was a huge talent and a down-to-earth lady.

  2. First Night Design
    09/18/2014

    Oh, how envious I am! She was always one of my favourite actresses. I believe I once saw Mel Brooks saying that she was the funniest one at home. To hear she was down-to-earth is what I always suspected.

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