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20th February 2013

German model Heidi Klum has re-enacted Anne Bancroft's famous seduction scene in The Graduate for a new U.S. fast food chain ad. Instead of holding a cigarette, as Bancroft did in the classic film, Klum...

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15th April 2009

Actress LISA RINNA's naked photospread in the new Playboy magazine is a homage to ANNE BANCROFT's portrayal of seductress MRS. ROBINSON in THE GRADUATE....

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Brooks Recalls Army Years To Get Over Grief

6th February 2007

Veteran film-maker MEL BROOKS has coped with the death of his wife ANNE BANCROFT, by recalling his time as a soldier during World War II. The BLAZING SADDLES director survived life as an engineer in...

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Moore And Kutcher Won't Do Graduate

22nd January 2007

DEMI MOORE and her husband ASHTON KUTCHER have decided not to go ahead with a planned remake of the 1967 hit film THE GRADUATE, because couples who are together in real life never work well...

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Brooks Mourns Bancroft

10th November 2006

Veteran comedy writer and producer MEL BROOKS has spoken out about the death last year (05) of wife ANNE BANCROFT, confessing every day without her is "very hard". The Hollywood stars were married for 40...

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Hoffman: 'I've Never Been Seduced By An Older Woman'

23rd October 2006

Veteran actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN has never fallen for an older woman, unlike his character in his breakthrough movie THE GRADUATE. Hoffman was famously seduced by the late ANNE BANCROFT in the 1967 classic, but he...

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Frankie Valli To Collect Niaf Lifetime Achievement Award

11th October 2006

Veteran singer FRANKIE VALLI will be presented with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Lifetime Achievement Award on 21 October (06). The GREASE star will collect his honour at the NIAF's 31st Anniversary Awards Gala...

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21st December 2005

The family of late actress ANNE BANCROFT are refusing to show a little leg - the estate is refusing to let TV shows run footage of Bancroft's pivotal THE GRADUATE scene because they think it's...

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Anne Bancroft Memorial

30th June 2005

MEL BROOKS held a private memorial for his late wife ANNE BANCROFT at New York's St James Theater on Monday (27JUN05). The actress, most famous for her role in THE GRADUATE, died earlier this...

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Anne Bancroft Dies

8th June 2005

ANNE BANCROFT died at New York City's Mount Sinai Medical Center on Monday (06JUN05) following a battle against uterine cancer. She was 73. The late screen icon won a Best Actress OSCAR in 1963...

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Webb Is Writing Graduate Sequel

31st March 2005

Author CHARLES WEBB is writing a sequel to his hit book THE GRADUATE, but he doesn't want the project to become a movie until after his death. According to website GUARDIANUNLIMITED.COM, Webb's new book,...

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Bancroft's Theatre Boredom

11th November 2004

Actress ANNE BANCROFT has discovered being the wife of theatre legend MEL BROOKS has its downsides - she's forced to sit through his stage shows time and time again. THE GRADUATE star Bancroft looked...

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Aniston Lands British Hunk

30th June 2004

JENNIFER ANISTON has a dreamy new British on-screen lover - NICHOLAS NICKLEBY star CHARLIE HUNNAM. The Newcastle-born actor, who also played an albino villain in COLD MOUNTAIN, will romance Aniston in her upcoming film,...

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Freddie Prinze Jr Is Delgo

20th April 2004

Hollywood hunk FREDDIE PRINZE JR has been selected as the voice of DELGO in the upcoming computer-generated movie. FATHOM has revealed that Prinze Jr is Delgo, a teen who must save the world, after...

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Jennifer Aniston Graduates

6th February 2004

LATEST: FRIENDS star JENNIFER ANISTON has signed up to star in a new movie about a woman who believes her family inspired the characters in cult film and play THE GRADUATE. GEORGE CLOONEY and...

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Mel Brooks' Son Gives Zombie Preparedness Advice

27th October 2003

Comedian MEL BROOKS' son MAX has written a new book giving tips on what to do should anyone encounter a zombie. Max, 31, whose mother is ANNE BANCROFT, has released THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE...

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Bancroft Becomes Animated Villain

26th August 2003

Veteran actress ANNE BANCROFT has joined an A-list voice cast for computer-animated feature DELGO - in which she'll portray the movie's villain. Delgo - an indie project about a troubled youth and some...

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Emmy Nominations Announced

17th July 2003

The nomination's for this year's EMMY AWARDS have been announced - with black comedy/drama SIX FEET UNDER leading the race with 16 nominations. It is hotly followed by political drama THE WEST WING, which...

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Antonio Bans Melanie From Stripping

4th May 2003

Jealous Hollywood hunk ANTONIO BANDERAS has banned wife MELANIE GRIFFITH from stripping on stage. The MASK OF ZORRO star is refusing to let 45-year-old Melanie appear in a new theatre production of THE GRADUATE....

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