Owner of the leg in ‘The Graduate’ movie poster revealed. *hint* It’s not Anne Bancroft

From The Daily Mail:

Linda Gray has revealed that she is the woman behind the leg that appears in the poster for The Graduate.

The iconic promotional image for the 1967 movie shows a young Dustin Hoffman eyeing up an anonymous stocking-clad leg.

But instead of belonging to the film’s female lead, Anne Bancroft, that leg was actually that of Ms Gray, who began her career as a model before finding fame as an actress in the Seventies.

I was the leg in The Graduate poster! Actress Linda Gray reveals how she stood in for Anne Bancroft in shoot for 1967 movieOut on a limb: Actress Linda Gray revealed today on Anderson Live that it was her leg, and not Anne Bancroft’s, in the poster for 1967 movie The Graduate

The GraduateMystery woman: The poster for The Graduate shows a young Dustin Hoffman eyeing up an anonymous stocking-clad leg that many believed belonged to his co-star Anne Bancroft

The actress, now 72, spoke about shooting the photo on Anderson Live.

She told the television host: ‘I think [Anne Bancroft] was absent that day… I don’t know.

‘I got paid $25, one leg.’

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