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Katharine Hepburn

Film Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Actress | * 05/12/1907 († 96, 06/29/2003) | Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress known for her fierce independence and spirited personality, who was a leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years. She appeared in a range of genres, from screwball comedy to literary drama, and she received a record (for either gender) four Academy Awards for Lead Acting Performances, plus eight further nominations. In 1999, Hepburn was named by the American Film Institute the greatest female star of Classic Hollywood Cinema. Raised in Connecticut by wealthy, progressive parents, Hepburn began to act while studying at Bryn Mawr College. Favorable reviews of her work on Broadway brought her to the attention of Hollywood. Her early years in film were marked with success, including an Academy Award for Best Actress for her third picture, Morning Glory (1933), but this was followed by a series of commercial failures culminating in the critically lauded but commercially unsuccessful comedy Bringing Up Baby (1938), a pairing with Cary Grant. Hepburn masterminded her own comeback, buying out her contract with RKO Radio Pictures and acq... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Katharine Hepburn

4x Academy Award for Best Actress Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award Kennedy Center Honors British Academy of Film and Television Arts Emmy Award Screen Actors Guild Award David Di Donatello Volpi Cup for Best Actress Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress Cfda Lifetime Achievement Award 12x Academy Award for Best Actress Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical

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Movies with Katharine Hepburn as Actress(80)

as Herself (Archive Footage, Uncredited)2018 Black '47
as Herself - Interviewee (archive footage)2014 Katharine Hepburn: The Great Kate
as Herself / Rose Sayer (archive footage)2010 Embracing Chaos: Making the African Queen
as Coco Chanel (segment "Coco")2004 Broadway's Lost Treasures II
as Herself (archive footage)2003 Complicated Women
as (archive footage)1994 That's Entertainment! III
as Marion Bennett1994 This Can't Be Love
as Cornelia Beaumont1994 One Christmas
as Ginny1994 Love Affair
as Mrs. Venable (archive footage)1994 Tennessee Williams: Orpheus of the American Stage
as Victoria Brown1992 The Man Upstairs
as Laura Lansing1988 Laura Lansing Slept Here
as herself1988 Bacall on Bogart
as Margaret Delafield1986 Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry
as Grace Quigley1985 Grace Quigley
as Ethel Thayer1981 On Golden Pond
as Miss Lilly Moffat1979 The Corn Is Green
as Miss Pudd1978 Olly, Olly, Oxen Free
as (archive footage)1976 That's Entertainment, Part II
as (archive footage)1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
as Eula Goodnight1975 Rooster Cogburn
as Jessica Medlicott1975 Love Among the Ruins
as Herself - at Banquet (archive footage) (uncredited)1974 That's Entertainment!
as Amanda Wingfield1973 The Glass Menagerie
as Agnes1973 A Delicate Balance
as Herself (archive footage)1971 Directed by John Ford
as Hecuba1971 The Trojan Women
as Contessa Aurelia1969 The Madwoman of Chaillot
as Eleanor of Aquitaine1968 The Lion in Winter
as Christina Drayton1967 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
as Tracy Lord (archive footage)1964 The Big Parade of Comedy
as Mrs. Violet Venable1959 Suddenly, Last Summer
as Captain Vinka Kovelenko1957 The Iron Petticoat
as Bunny Watson1957 Desk Set
as Lizzie Curry1956 The Rainmaker
as Jane Hudson1955 Summertime
as Patricia 'Pat' Pemberton1952 Pat and Mike
as Rose Sayer1951 The African Queen
as Amanda Bonner1949 Adam's Rib
as Mary Matthews1948 State of the Union
as Clara Wieck Schumann1947 Song of Love
as Lutie Brewton1947 The Sea of Grass
as Ann Hamilton1946 Undercurrent
as Jamie Rowan1945 Without Love
as Jade Tan1944 Dragon Seed
as herself1943 Stage Door Canteen
as Christine Forrest1942 Keeper of the Flame
as Tess Harding1942 Woman of the Year
as Narrator (voice)1941 Women in Defense
as Tracy Lord1940 The Philadelphia Story
as (archive footage)1940 Cavalcade of the Academy Awards
as Linda Seton1938 Holiday
as Susan Vance1938 Bringing Up Baby
as Phoebe Throssel1937 Quality Street
as Terry Randall1937 Stage Door
as Mary Stuart1936 Mary of Scotland
as Pamela 'Pam' Thistlewaite1936 A Woman Rebels
as Constance Dane Roberti1935 Break of Hearts
as Alice Adams1935 Alice Adams
as Sylvia/Sylvester Scarlett1935 Sylvia Scarlett
as Barbara 'Babbie'1934 The Little Minister
as Trigger Hicks1934 Spitfire
as Lady Cynthia Darrington1933 Christopher Strong
as Jo1933 Little Women
as Eva Lovelace1933 Morning Glory
as Sydney Fairfield1932 A Bill of Divorcement

TV Shows/Series with Katharine Hepburn as Actress(2)

Movies with Katharine Hepburn as Crew(2)

Crew/Cinematography1993 Katharine Hepburn: All About Me

Full Name: Katharine Hepburn
Born: Sunday, 05/12 1907 (May) in Hartford
Died: Sunday, 06/29 2003 (June) in Old Saybrook (aged: 96)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Bryn Mawr College
Spouses (current/former): Ludlow Ogden Smith
Partner (current/former): Spencer Tracy
Father: Thomas Norval Hepburn
Mother: Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn
Other names for Katharine Hepburn (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Кэтрин Хепберн"
"Katherine Hepburn"
"캐서린 헵번"
"Kate Hepburn"
Katharine Hepburn frequently works together with these people:
Spencer Tracy (22x, Actor)
Mel Berns (16x, Crew)
Pandro S. Berman (13x, Crew)
George Cukor (12x, Crew)
Cary Grant (11x, Actor)
Van Nest Polglase (11x, Crew)
Clark Gable (10x, Actor)
Walter Plunkett (10x, Crew)
James Stewart (9x, Actor)
Myrna Loy (9x, Actress)
Lauren Bacall (2x, Actress)
Carol Burnett (2x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9183, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 10/25/2019