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Katharine Hepburn

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Katharine Hepburn
Part ofKatharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy Edit
Ein sex anaa genderfemale Edit
Country wey e be citizenUSA Edit
Name in native languageKatharine Hepburn Edit
Birth nameKatharine Houghton Hepburn Edit
Name wey dem give amKatharine, Houghton Edit
Family nameHepburn Edit
Ein date of birth12 May 1907 Edit
Place dem born amHartford Edit
Date wey edie29 June 2003 Edit
Place wey edieOld Saybrook Edit
Manner of deathnatural causes Edit
Cause of deathcardiac arrest Edit
Place wey dem bury amCedar Hill Cemetery Edit
Ein poppieThomas Norval Hepburn Edit
MummieKatharine Martha Houghton Hepburn Edit
SpouseLudlow Ogden Smith Edit
Unmarried partnerSpencer Tracy Edit
RelativeKatharine Houghton Edit
FamilyHoughton family Edit
Native languageEnglish Edit
Languages dem dey speak, rep anaa signEnglish Edit
Writing languageEnglish Edit
Ein occupationfilm actor, autobiographer, stage actor, television actor, actor Edit
Field for workactor, film actor Edit
Educate forBryn Mawr College, Kingswood-Oxford School Edit
Work locationUSA Edit
Work period (start)1928 Edit
Work period (end)1994 Edit
Political party ein memberDemocratic Party Edit
Ethnic group Edit
Religion anaa worldviewatheism Edit
Eye colorblue Edit
Hair colorred hair Edit
Sporttennis, swimming Edit
Partner in business or sportSpencer Tracy Edit
FilmographyKatharine Hepburn film and theatre credits Edit
Member ofCommittee for the First Amendment Edit
Documentation files atSAPA Foundation, Swiss Archive of the Performing Arts Edit

Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) be American actress for film, stage, den television inside. Ein career as Hollywood lady wey dey lead span over 60 years. Dem know am for ein headstrong independence, spirited personality, den outspokenness, she dey cultivate screen persona wey match dis public image, wey regularly she dey play strong-willed, sophisticated women. Ein job range of genres, wey komot screwball comedy come literary drama, wey e earn am chaw accolades, wey dey include four Academy Awards for Best Actress— record give any performer. For 1999 inside, de American Film Institute name Hepburn de greatest female star for classic Hollywood cinema.

Ein acting credits[edit | edit source]

During ein 66-year career, Hepburn appear for 44 feature films, 8 television movies, den 33 plays inside. Ein movie career cover range of genres, wey dey include screwball comedies, period dramas, den adaptations of top American playwrights dema works. She appear for de stage top for every decade from de 1920s come de 1980s inside, wey she dey perform Shakespeare den Shaw dema plays, den Broadway musical.[1][2][3]

Select filmography:

  • A Bill of Divorcement (1932)
  • Morning Glory (1933)
  • Christopher Strong (1933)
  • Little Women (1933)
  • Alice Adams (1935)
  • Stage Door (1937)
  • Bringing Up Baby (1938)
  • Holiday (1938)
  • The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  • Woman of the Year (1942)
  • State of the Union (1948)
  • Adam's Rib (1949)
  • The African Queen (1951)
  • Pat and Mike (1952)
  • Summertime (1955)
  • The Rainmaker (1956)
  • Desk Set (1957)
  • Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
  • Long Day's Journey into Night (1962)
  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
  • The Lion in Winter (1968)
  • Love Among the Ruins (1975)
  • Rooster Cogburn (1975)
  • On Golden Pond (1981)

Select theatre roles:

  • The Warrior's Husband (1932)
  • The Philadelphia Story (1939–1941)
  • As You Like It (1950)
  • The Millionairess (1952)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (1955)
  • Measure for Measure (1955)
  • The Merchant of Venice (1955 and 1957)
  • Much Ado About Nothing (1957)
  • Twelfth Night (1960)
  • Antony and Cleopatra (1960)
  • Coco (1969–1970)
  • A Matter of Gravity (1976–1977)
  • The West Side Waltz (1981)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Katharine Hepburn - IMDb
  2. https://archive.org/details/filmsofkatharine00dick_0
  3. https://web.archive.org/web/20151008230438/http://www.playbillvault.com/Person/Detail/46961/Katharine-Hepburn