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Katharine Houghton


Katharine Houghton was born on March 10, 1945, in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of Marion Hepburn Grant (Katharine Hepburn's younger sister) and Ellsworth Grant. Before going into the movies, she went to Sarah Lawrence College and majored in philosophy. Her debut in the movies was in 1967's Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) as "Joanna ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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 2004 Kinsey
Mrs. Spaulding
 1995 Let It Be Me
Homeless Woman
 1993 The Night We Never Met
Less / More Cheese Lady
 1993 Ethan Frome
Mrs. Hale
 1991 Billy Bathgate
Charlotte
 1988 Mr. North
Mrs. Skeel
 1987 I'll Take Manhattan (TV Mini-Series)
Pepper Delafield (1987)
 1981 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Miss James
- The Color of Friendship (1981) ... Miss James
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Nabby
 1974 Garden of Death
Ellen Bennett
 1974 CBS Daytime 90 (TV Series)
Gabby
- Legacy of Fear (1974) ... Gabby
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Suzy Thurston
- In a Puff of Smoke (1968) ... Suzy Thurston
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Ophelia
- How Close Can You Get? (1966) ... Ophelia
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series)
Bonnie
- The Confession (1966) ... Bonnie
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She acted in Tennessee Williams' play, "Suddenly Last Summer," with Allen Carlsen and Sylvia Sidney at the Ivanhoe Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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(When asked if she had ever been compared to her Aunt Katharine as an actress) "All the time - Once I even considered being a veterinarian!" See more »

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performing her play 'The best kept secret' based on her love affair with a soviet artist in the 1960s See more »

Nickname:

Kathy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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