Anne Sullivan

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United States educator who was the teacher and lifelong companion of Helen Keller (1866-1936)

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Senior Michaela Newton is playing Helen's teacher, Annie Sullivan.
She became a political activist and traveled the world with Annie Sullivan, speaking up for the rights of women, the poor, and the disabled.
Alison Pill, who starred in the movie "Milk" as well as a list of Broadway shows, will play Keller s teacher Annie Sullivan.
Although the photodrama earned Penn an Academy Award nomination for Best Director, the filmmaker acknowledges that his work was too influenced by the stage production and failed to fully realize the cinematic possibilities of the Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan story.
This novel retells the events that took place when Annie Sullivan arrived in Alabama from Massachusetts to teach deaf, blind Helen Keller.
I AM NOT Annie Sullivan,'' declaims Rachel, the cognitive scientist trying to keep a borderline savage from the gallows.
She returned to New York in 1958 for Seesaw and followed the next year with Miracle Worker as Annie Sullivan, a role she reprised in the film, earning an Oscar.
In this she played Annie Sullivan, the care worker who helped Helen Keller - who was born profoundly deaf, mute and blind - to live something resembling a normal life.
She won an Emmy Award in 1980 for her role as Keller's teacher, Annie Sullivan, in the TV movie.
Keller learned mealtime conduct not from a text but from her teacher, Annie Sullivan, who placed a spoon in the hand of her deaf, blind, and unruly pupil and repeatedly and forcefully guided it from plate to mouth.
But although it didn't turn out the way I planned, I wasn't afraid of the difficulty of playing Annie Sullivan, who taught her deaf and blind pupil Helen Keller how to read braille.
Feeding Hills," based on the early life of Annie Sullivan,
Clara Barton, Annie Sullivan (Helen Keller's teacher), Julius Caesar, and Christopher Columbus also received prominent mention.
IT was the story of the childhood of Helen Keller (1880-1968), left blind, deaf and dumb after an illness, being taught by Annie Sullivan (Anne Bancroft).
Helen Keller has been brought here by her teacher, Annie Sullivan, to meet their good friend Dr.