Anna Maria Italiano was born on September 17, 1931 in the Bronx, New York. She was the second of three daughters born to Michael Italiano (1906-2001) and Mildred DiNapoli (1908-2010). After changing her name to Anne Bancroft, she made her cinema debut in
Don't Bother to Knock. Over the next five years, she appeared in a lot of forgettable movies as a supporting actress...See full bio »
Episode dated 23 May 1962
(performer: "Let Me Sing and I'm Happy" - uncredited, " I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo" - uncredited, "The Hostess with the Mostes' on the Ball" - uncredited)
1952Don't Bother to Knock
(performer: "How About You?" - uncredited, "A Rollin' Stone" - uncredited, "Manhattan" - uncredited, "There's a Lull in My Life" - uncredited, "How Blue the Night" - uncredited, "Chattanooga Choo Choo" - uncredited)
 When I arrived in town, the movie industry was looking for sexpot glamor girls. I didn't qualify. Nor was I ever offered a top-flight movie. But there isn't any bitterness on my part. I wasn't as good an actress then as I am now.
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Parents: Michael (1906-2001) and Mildred (1908-2010).
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