- Oct 20, 2002
Anne Bancroft, 73 yo died Monday at Mt Sinai in New York. Best known a star in "The Graduate" and "The Miracle Worker." Nominated four Academy Awards.
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/07/movies/07cnd-bancroft.html?hp&ex=1118203200&en=a5ea8752394ac4fb&ei=5094&partner=homepageAnne Bancroft, enshrined in film history as the iconic Mrs. Robinson, the seductress who devours her daughter's nerdy boyfriend-to-be (Dustin Hoffman) in the 1967 film "The Graduate," and also remembered for her sensitive portrayal on both stage and screen of Annie Sullivan, the teacher who leads the blind and deaf Helen Keller out of darkness into light in "The Miracle Worker," died Monday at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She was 73.
The cause was uterine cancer, said John Barlow, a spokesman for the family.