ANNE BANCROFT (Ms. Dinsmoor) has a career rich in
film, theatre and television credits. Most recently, the Oscar,
Tony and Emmy Award winner starred in the films "G.I. Jane,"
"Critical Care," "Home for the Holidays,"
"Honeymoon in Vegas" and "Point of No Return."
Ms. Bancroft won the 1963 Academy Award for her work as 'Annie
Sullivan' in the film version of "The Miracle Worker,"
a role for which she also won the 1960 Tony Award. She was honored
with four more Oscar nominations for her appearances in "The
Pumpkin Eater," which also brought her the British Academy
Award, "The Graduate," "The Turning Point"
and "Agnes of God."
Other films include "The Elephant Man," "Young
Winston," "The Prisoner of Second Avenue," "To
Be or Not to Be," "Night Mother," "84 Charing
Cross Road" and "Torch Song Trilogy."
A student at the American Film Institute's Womens' Directing Workshop,
in 1979 she wrote, directed and starred in the motion picture
Ms. Bancroft's theatre credits include her Broadway stage debut
opposite Henry Fonda in "Two For the Seesaw" for which
she won a Tony Award, "The Devils," Jerome Robbins'
staging of "Mother Courage," Mike Nichols' revival of
"The Little Foxes," "A Cry of Players," the
title role in "Golda" which brought her a third Tony
nomination, "Duet For One" with Max von Sydow and "The
Mystery of the Rose Bouquet."
On television she starred in "Annie: The Women in the Life
of a Man." She won a 1970 Emmy Award for that production,
and earned two Emmy nominations in 1992 for "Broadway Bound"
and the American Playhouse presentation of "Mrs. Cage."
Her additional TV credits include "Jesus of Nazareth,"
"Marco Polo," "That Was The Week That Was"
and the BBC series "Freddie and Max."
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