Anne Sullivan Macy

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Anne Sullivan Macy

American teacher best known as the instructor and companion of Helen Keller add

Category: Philosophy

Born in 1866.

Countries: United States (60%), (40%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Anne Bancroft, Abigail Breslin, Helen Keller

Linked to: Educational Institute of Scotland, Harvard University, Perkins School for the Blind, Royal National Institute of Blind People

 

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Anne Sullivan Macy was born in 1866 add something


1894

Helen Keller - In 1894, Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan moved to New York to attend the Wright-Humason School for the Deaf, and to learn from Sarah Fuller at the Horace Mann School for the Deaf


Anne Sullivan Macy died in 1936 add something

 

She died on October 20, 1936, aged 70, in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, after falling into a coma add something


 

Both Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke won Academy awards for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress for their roles as Sullivan and Keller in the 1962 film version add something

 

Both the Broadway play and 1962 film featured Anne Bancroft in the Sullivan role add something

 

The play moved to Broadway, and was later produced as a 1962 feature film add something


1968

When Keller died in 1968, her ashes were placed in the Washington National Cathedral next to those of Sullivan add something


2000

Alison Elliott portrayed her in a 2000 television movie add something


2010

Alison Pill played Sullivan on Broadway in the short-lived 2010 revival of "The Miracle Worker", with Abigail Breslin as Keller add something


2014

McGinnity, Seymour-Ford, & Andries, 2014 Anne Sullivan contracted an eye infection when she was eight years old which left her blind and without reading or writing skills add something

 

Accessed February 14, 2014. http://www add something