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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 »

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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
 1948 State of the Union
Mary Matthews (as Katherine Hepburn)
 1942 Keeper of the Flame
Mrs. Christine Forrest
 1933 Little Women
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Stage: Appeared (as "Judy Bottle") in "Art and Mrs. Bottle" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Benn W. Levy. Directed by Clifford Brooke. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 18 Nov 1930-Dec 1930 (closing date unknown/50 performances). Cast: Elise Breton (as "Parlormaid"), Joyce Carey (as "Sonia Tippet"), Jane Cowl (as "Celia Bottle"), G.P. Huntley... See more »

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6 Biographical Movies | 22 Print Biographies | 16 Portrayals | 25 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 79 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Katherine Hepburn


5' 7½" (1.71 m)

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I often wonder whether men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then. See more »


She was always distant and independent from her family, her younger siblings referred to her as "Aunt Kat". See more »


Distinctive way of speaking, with what many say is a "Bryn Mawr" accent See more »


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