How old was Anne Bancroft in the movie The Elephant Man?

Anne Bancroft was 48 in The Elephant Man when she played the character 'Mrs. Kendal'.

That was over 42 years ago in 1980.

In 2005 she died aged 73, starring in 71 films in her career, 37 of those after The Elephant Man was first released. If she were alive today she would be 91.

How old do you think she looks in the movie?

In The Elephant Man, I think Anne Bancroft looks:

Did you know?

  • Director David Lynch has worked with Anne Bancroft just once in her career.
  • Anne Bancroft's first movie was as 'Maria Cassini' in The Man Who Had Influence, released in 1950 when she was 17
  • The Elephant Man scores 8.1 out of 10 on TMDB.
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The cast of The Elephant Man

Anne Bancroft's other movies