1962: Anne Bancroft

Anne BancroftPatty DukeHelen Keller
SEALED WITH A DISS: Anne Bancroft’s work as the selfless mentor to Helen Keller in "The Miracle Worker" (1962) was affecting enough to capture academy voters’ hearts. The feeling wasn’t mutual. Bancroft (shown here with costar Patty Duke) was so dismissive of the Hollywood community that she... Turner Entertainment Group