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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.
She married Mel Brooks in 1964, and the couple welcomed a son, Maximillian, in 1972.
How did Anne Bancroft die?
Anne Bancroft's death was caused by Uterine Cancer.
|Cause of death||Uterine Cancer|
|Age of death||73 years|
|Birthday||September 17, 1931|
|Death date||June 6, 2005|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I was at a point where I was ready to say I am what I am because of what I am and if you like me I’m grateful, and if you don’t, what am I going to do about it?Anne Bancroft
There are always good parts. They may not pay what you want, and they may not have as many days’ work as you want, they may not have the billing that you want, they may not have a lot of things, but – the content of the role itself – I find there are many roles.Anne Bancroft
I am quite surprised, that with all my work, and some of it is very, very good, that nobody talks about The Miracle Worker. We’re talking about Mrs. Robinson. I understand the world… I’m just a little dismayed that people aren’t beyond it yet.Anne Bancroft
If you marry the wrong person for the wrong reasons, then no matter how hard you work, it’s never going to work, because then you have to completely change yourself, completely change them, completely – by that time, you’re both dead.Anne Bancroft
So I think you have to marry for the right reasons, and marry the right person.Anne Bancroft