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Katharine Hepburn (1907–2003)


Born May 12, 1907 in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of a doctor and a suffragette, both of whom always encouraged her to speak her mind, develop it fully, and exercise her body to its full potential. An athletic tomboy as a child, she was also very close to her brother, Tom, and was devastated at age 14 to find him dead, the apparent ... See full bio »

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Won 4 Oscars. Another 23 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Bringing Up Baby
(1938)
The African Queen
The African Queen Rose Sayer
(1951)
The Philadelphia Story
(1940)
On Golden Pond
On Golden Pond Ethel Thayer
(1981)

Filmography

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 1994 One Christmas (TV Movie)
Cornelia Beaumont
 1994 This Can't Be Love (TV Movie)
Marion Bennett
 1992 The Man Upstairs (TV Movie)
Victoria Brown
 1988 Laura Lansing Slept Here (TV Movie)
Laura Lansing
 1986 Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry (TV Movie)
Margaret Delafield
 1984 Grace Quigley
Grace Quigley
 1978 Olly, Olly, Oxen Free
Miss Pudd
 1975 Love Among the Ruins (TV Movie)
Jessica Medlicott
 1973 A Delicate Balance
Agnes
 1948 State of the Union
Mary Matthews (as Katherine Hepburn)
 1942 Keeper of the Flame
Christine Forrest
 1933 Little Women
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Antony and Cleopatra" See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 22 Print Biographies | 16 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 25 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 80 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Katherine Hepburn

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

[pn Marlon Brando] I don't think he's a limited actor at all - I think he's a very gifted actor. Although I'm afraid he may be a limited person. See more »

Trivia:

Although she never committed to her marriage with Ludlow Ogden Smith, and she admitted to treating him poorly, they remained friends for the rest of their lives. See more »

Trademark:

Often wore slacks instead of dresses, decades before it became fashionable for women to do so See more »

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First Lady of Cinema See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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