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Actress Anne Bancroft produces first play

NEW YORK, July 6 (UPI) -- Oscar and Tony Award-winning actress Anne Bancroft turns to theatrical production this month with a new one-woman off-Broadway play, Ann Randolph's "Squeeze."

Adam Sandler lines up new project

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Adam Sandler will star in an upcoming from the same team that wrote the Jim Carrey hit "Bruce Almighty," according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2003 with 105 to follow.
By United Press International

Nominees for 55th Prime Time Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 55th Prime Time Emmy Awards, announced Thursday in Los Angeles:

Tovah Feldshuh stars as Golda Meir

NEW YORK, April 11 (UPI) -- Versatile actress Tovah Feldshuh has brought Talullah Bankhead, Sophie Tucker, Katharine Hepburn, Sarah Bernhardt and three queens of Henry VIII to the stage, a
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

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Chris Rock says being a big brother was excellent preparation for being a filmmaker.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

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PAT BOONE TO BE HONORED AGAIN
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

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PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2002 with 105 to follow.
By United Press International

No cum laude for Broadway's 'The Graduate'

NEW YORK, April 17 (UPI) -- Hollywood's "The Graduate" has graduated from the silver screen to Broadway in a disappointingly plodding adaptation of the Charles Webb novel that inspired the
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

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Comedian Mel Brooks clowns with wife actress Anne Bancroft in June 2001. Bancroft who won a Oscar Award for her role in the"Miracle Worker" and starred in "The Graduate" and "Garbo Speaks" died in New York on June 6, 2005 at the age of 73. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Anne Bancroft (September 17, 1931 – June 6, 2005) was an American actress associated with the Method acting school, which she had studied under Lee Strasberg.

She made her film debut in Don't Bother to Knock (1952) and, following a string of supporting film roles during the 1950s, won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in The Miracle Worker (1962), receiving subsequent nominations for her roles in The Pumpkin Eater (1964), The Graduate (1967), The Turning Point (1977), and Agnes of God (1985). Bancroft's other acclaimed movies as a lead actress include Young Winston (1972), The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975), To Be or Not to Be (1983), and 84 Charing Cross Road (1987).

Later in her career, she made the transition back to supporting roles in theatrical films such as Point of No Return (1993), Home for the Holidays (1995), Great Expectations (1998), Antz (1998),Keeping the Faith (2000), and Heartbreakers (2001). She also starred in seven television films, the last of which was The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003) for which she received Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.

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