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Katharine Juliet Ross was born on January 29, 1940 in Hollywood, California, to Katharine W. (Hall) and Dudley T. Ross. Her father, who also worked for the Associated Press, was away in the US Navy when she was born. His navy career shuttled the family around to Virginia, then Palo Alto, and finally to Walnut Creek, outside of San Francisco, where... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Wini + George (Short)
 2006 Eye of the Dolphin
 2004 Capital City (TV Movie)
 2002 Don't Let Go
Charlene Stevens
 1997 Home Before Dark
 1991 A Climate for Killing
Grace Hines
 1991 Conagher (TV Movie)
Evie Teale
 1988 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Maggie's Mother
- Tattle: When to Tell on a Friend (1988) ... Maggie's Mother
 1986 Houston: The Legend of Texas (TV Movie)
Susannah Dickinson (uncredited)
 1986 Red Headed Stranger
 1983 Secrets of a Mother and Daughter (TV Movie)
Ava Pryce
 1983 Travis McGee (TV Movie)
Gretel Howard
 1982 The Shadow Riders (TV Movie)
Kate Connery / Sister Katherine
 1982 Wrong Is Right
Sally Blake
 1982 Marian Rose White (TV Movie)
Nurse Bonnie MacNeil
 1982 Wait Until Dark (TV Movie)
Suzy Hendrix
 1981 Murder in Texas (TV Movie)
Ann Kurth Hill
 1980 Rodeo Girl (TV Movie)
Sammy Garrett
 1980 The Final Countdown
Laurel Scott
 1979 Murder by Natural Causes (TV Movie)
Allison Sinclair
 1978 The Legacy
Margaret Walsh
 1978 The Swarm
Captain Helena Anderson
 1978 The Betsy
Sally Hardeman
 1976 Voyage of the Damned
Mira Hauser
 1976 Wanted: The Sundance Woman (TV Movie)
Etta Place / Mrs. Sundance / Annie Martin / ...
 1976 Origins of the Mafia (TV Mini-Series)
Rosa Mastrangelo
- Omertà (1976) ... Rosa Mastrangelo
 1974 Chance and Violence
Docteur Constance Weber
 1972 They Only Kill Their Masters
Kate Bingham
 1972 Get to Know Your Rabbit
Terrific-Looking Girl
 1970 Fools
Anais Appleton
 1968 Hellfighters
Tish Buckman
 1967 Games
Jennifer Montgomery
 1967 The Longest Hundred Miles
Laura Huntington
 1966 The Road West (TV Series)
Rachel Adams
- To Light a Candle (1966) ... Rachel Adams
 1966 Preview Tonight (TV Series)
- Great Bible Adventures: Seven Rich Years and Seven Lean (1966) ... Asenath (as Katherine Ross)
 1966 Mister Buddwing
 1966 The Singing Nun
Nicole Arlien
 1965 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Sheila Parnell
- The Night of the Double-Edged Knife (1965) ... Sheila Parnell
 1965 The Loner (TV Series)
Sue Sullivan
- Widow on the Evening Stage (1965) ... Sue Sullivan
 1965 The Big Valley (TV Series)
- Winner Lose All (1965) ... Maria
 1965 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Laura Beaumont
- The Cold, Cold War of Paul Bryan (1965) ... Laura Beaumont
 1965 Shenandoah
 1964-1965 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Liz Beaumont / Susan
- The Lady (1965) ... Liz Beaumont
- Crooked Mile (1964) ... Susan
 1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
- Terror Island (1965) ... Gloria
 1965 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Bonnie Brooke
- The Bonnie Brooke Story (1965) ... Bonnie Brooke
 1965 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Mrs. Bellway
- Faculty Follies: Part 2 (1965) ... Mrs. Bellway (as Katherine Ross)
 1964 The Virginian (TV Series)
Jenny Hendricks
- The Dark Challenge (1964) ... Jenny Hendricks
 1964 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Marie Costeau
- The Evidence of Things Not Seen (1964) ... Marie Costeau
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Carol Brandt
- The Dividing Wall (1963) ... Carol Brandt
 1963 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Elizabeth Sharp
- Fall from a White Horse (1963) ... Elizabeth Sharp
 1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Janet Bollington
- Are There Any More Out There Like You? (1963) ... Janet Bollington
 1962 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Teresa Parrelli
- A Split Week in San Quentin (1962) ... Teresa Parrelli
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Stage play: "Kimberly Akimbo" by David Lindsay-Abaire; played Kimberly, at Malibu Stage Company, Malibu, California. See more »

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1 Article | 6 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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[on meeting 'The Graduate" co-star, Dustin Hoffman] He looked about three feet tall, so dead, serious, so humorless, so unkempt. [I thought] this is going to be a disaster. See more »


Her father was in the Navy when she was born. See more »

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