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The Graduate (21-Dec-1967)

Director: Mike Nichols

Writers: Calder Willingham; Buck Henry

From novel: The Graduate by Charles Webb

Producer: Lawrence Turman

Keywords: Romantic Comedy, Coming of Age, Los Angeles

Fresh graduate Benjamin Braddock has an affair with Mrs. Robinson, the wife of one of his father's business associates. Then after a summer of lounging at the poolside and torrid nights with Mrs. Robinson, he pursues Mrs. Robinson's daughter, Elaine. Won Oscar for Best Director; received nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor and Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Cinematography and Best Screenplay.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Anne Bancroft
Actor
17-Sep-1931 6-Jun-2005 Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate
William Daniels
Actor
31-Mar-1927   Voice of K.I.T.T. on Knight Rider
Norman Fell
Actor
24-Mar-1924 14-Dec-1998 Mr. Roper on Three's Company
Alice Ghostley
Actor
14-Aug-1926 21-Sep-2007 Bernice Clifton on Designing Women
Murray Hamilton
Actor
24-Mar-1923 1-Sep-1986 Jaws
Buck Henry
Comic
9-Dec-1930   Frequent SNL host
Dustin Hoffman
Actor
8-Aug-1937   The Graduate
Marion Lorne
Actor
12-Aug-1883 9-May-1968 Aunt Clara on Bewitched
Katharine Ross
Actor
29-Jan-1940   Elaine Robinson in The Graduate
Elizabeth Wilson
Actor
4-Apr-1921   The Graduate

CAST

Anne Bancroft   ...   Mrs. Robinson
Dustin Hoffman   ...   Benjamin Braddock
Katharine Ross   ...   Elaine Robinson
William Daniels   ...   Mr. Braddock
Murray Hamilton   ...   Mr. Robinson
Elizabeth Wilson   ...   Mrs. Braddock
Buck Henry   ...   Room Clerk
Brian Avery   ...   Carl Smith
Walter Brooke   ...   Mr. McGuire
Norman Fell   ...   Mr. McCleery
Alice Ghostley   ...   Mrs. Singleman
Marion Lorne   ...   Miss DeWitte
Eddra Gale   ...   Woman on Bus

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