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Anne Bancroft Timeline

Sept. 17, 1931
Born as Anna Maria Louisa Italiano in The Bronx, New York City.
July 1, 1953
Marries Martin May.
Feb. 13, 1957
Divorces Martin May.
1958
Makes her stage debut in Two for the Seesaw with Henry Fonda.
1960
Plays Helen Keller's teacher, Annie Sullivan, in the stage version of The Miracle Worker.
1961
Meets Mel Brooks while rehearsing for the Perry Como Variety Show.
1962
Plays Helen Keller's teacher, Annie Sullivan, in the film version of The Miracle Worker.
Aug. 5, 1964
Marries Mel Brooks.
1967
Plays Mrs. Robinson in the Mike Nichols film, The Graduate, with Dustin Hoffman.
1972
Gives birth to first son, Maximilian Michael Brooks.
1975
Stars with husband Mel Brooks in Silent Movie.
1977
Stars in The Turning Point.
1980
Stars in The Elephant Man.
1983
Stars again with husband Mel Brooks in To Be or Not To Be.
1985
Stars in Agnes of God.
1988
Stars in Torch Song Trilogy.
1994
Stars in Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All.
1996
Stars in Homecoming.
1997
Stars in G.I. Jane. with Demi Moore.
1998
Stars in Great Expectations with Ethan Hawke and Gwyneth Paltrow.
1999
Stars in Deep in My Heart.
2000
Stars in Keeping the Faith.
2002
Returns to the stage in Edward Albee's off-Broadway play, Occupant.
June 6, 2005
Anne Bancroft dies of uterine cancer at the age of 73 in Manhattan.






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