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Anne Bancroft

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Birthday
17, 1931
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Jun 6, 2005 (73)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
17, 1931
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Jun 6, 2005 (73)

About

Best known for playing Mrs. Robinson in the classic 1967 film The Graduate, she also won a Best Actress Academy Award for her role as Annie Sullivan in The Miracle Worker and appeared in 1980's The Elephant Man.

Before Fame

Her big screen debut was in the 1952 film Don't Bother to Knock.

Trivia

Late in her career, she played roles in the films Keeping the Faith and Heartbreakers and appeared as herself in a 2004 episode of the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Family Life

She married Mel Brooks in 1964, and the couple welcomed a son, Maximillian, in 1972.

Associated With

She met her future husband on the set of The Perry Como Show when he walked up to her and said, "I'm Mel Brooks and I'm going to marry you."