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Anne Bancroft, Bio, Age, Death, Movies, Net Worth, Wiki, Height, Real Name, Family

Rob Williams Published On Tue Mar 05 2019   Modified On Tue Mar 05 2019
Anne Bancroft, Bio, Age, Death, Movies, Net Worth, Wiki, Height, Real Name, Family


    Anne Bancroft, Bio, Age, Death, Movies, Net Worth, Wiki, Height, Real Name, Family

    Anne Bancroft was an American actress, director, screenwriter and singer. She was a woman of all seasons. Besides, she was known for playing Mrs. Robinson in the classic 1967 film The Graduate and has also won a Best Actress Academy Award for her role as Annie Sullivan. 

    Anne Bancroft’s Biography

    Bancroft was born on September 17, 1931, in The Bronx, New York, the U.S under the zodiac sign of Virgo. She was raised by her parents Michael Italiano (father) and Mildred (mother) along with her siblings Joanne Italiano, Phyllis Italiano. 

    Her real name or birth name was Anna Maria Louisa Italiano.

    Regarding her education, Bancroft completed her schooling from Christopher Columbus High School and graduated in 1948. Also, she enrolled in the American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for women at the University of California.

    Cause Of Death

    The famous actress died of uterine cancer on June 6, 2005, at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, at the age of 73. Her dead body was interred at Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, New York, near her parents, Mildred (who died in April 2010, five years after Anne) and Michael Italiano. Well, her last movie Delgo was dedicated to her memory.

    Anne Bancroft’s Age & Body Statistics

    • Body Measurements: The gorgeous actress maintained her body in perfect shape with the measurements of 38-23-35.
    • Age: Born 1931, her age was 73 (Died June 6, 2005).
    • Height: Her height was 5 feet 6 inches or 168cm.
    • Eyes Color: Her eye colored light brown.
    • Hair Color: Her hair colored gray.

    Anne Bancroft’s Relationship History

    The 73-year-old actress was married to Martin May in 1953. They separated in 1955 and divorced in 1957.

    Anne Bancroft wit her husband Mel Brooks
    Anne Bancroft with her husband Mel Brooks

    Later in 1961, Anne started dating the comedian-actor Mel Brooks. In 1964, the couple got married. The pair shared a son, Max Brooks, who is currently an actor and author and has reached the age of 46.

    Anne Bancroft’s Net Worth & Career

    Bancroft had a net worth $20 million until her death in June 2005. She earned a huge amount of salary throughout her successful career.

    The talented actress started her career under the name “Anne Marno” but she eventually changed her last name to “Bancroft” because she believed that the former was too traditional for a movie star.

    In 1958, Anne debut in the play Two for the Seesaw which gained her a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress. Also, she won her second Tony Awards of Anne Sullivan, Helen Keller‘s teacher, in the 1960 Broadway stage play The Miracle Worker.

    Anne has received her nomination in the films The Pumpkin Eater (1964)The Graduate (1967)The Turning Point (1977) and Agnes of God (1985).

    Bancroft has won an Oscar for her work in the 1986 film, The Miracle Worker. Also, she received one Golden Globe award each for her roles in The Pumpkin Eater and The Graduate and three BAFTA in The Miracle Worker, The Pumpkin Eater and 84 Charing Cross Road (1987) and 2 Emmy Awards in the CBS TV in the Life of a Man (1970). 

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