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Katharine Hepburn

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress of film, stage, and television. Raised in Connecticut by wealthy parents, Hepburn turned to acting after graduation. Favorable reviews of her work on stage in 1932 brought her to the notice of Hollywood. After a few early film successes, including her first Academy Award, for Morning Glory, Hepburn endured a string of flops, which led to her being voted "box office poison". She arranged with playwright Philip Barry to write a play with her in mind, one that smoothed over her prickly public image. This play, The Philadelphia Story, turned out to be a huge success on Broadway. Securing the film rights for herself with the help of Howard Hughes, Hepburn sold them to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on the condition that she reprise her leading role as Tracy Lord. The hit film adaptation revived her flagging career. Throughout her six-decade career, Hepburn co-starred with screen legends including Cary Grant (Bringing Up Baby, Holiday, The Philadelphia Story), Humphrey Bogart (The African Queen), John Wayne (Rooster Cogburn), Laurence Olivier (Love Among the Ruins) and Henry Fonda (On Golden Pond). Her most successful pairing was with Spencer Tracy, with whom she made a string of hit pictures, starting with 1942's Woman of the Year. The last of their nine films together was Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), which was completed shortly before Tracy's death. Hepburn holds the record for the most Best Actress Oscar wins with four out of 12 nominations. She won an Emmy Award in 1976 for her lead role in Love Among the Ruins, and was nominated for four other Emmys, two Tony Awards and eight Golden Globes. In 1999, she was ranked by the American Film Institute as the greatest female star in the history of American cinema. Description above from the Wikipedia article Katharine Hepburn, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Γεννήθηκε:
May 12, 1907 In Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Συνολικές συμμετοχές σε Ταινίες/Σειρές:
75
Πρώτη Εμφάνιση:
In the movie A Bill of Divorcement 1932-09-30
Τελευταία Εμφάνιση:
Series Katharine Hepburn: All About Me 2017
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Poster of Katharine Hepburn: All About Me
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Series Katharine Hepburn: All About Me Unknown 2017
Movie Embracing Chaos: Making the African Queen Herself / Rose Sayer (archive footage) 2010-01-01
Movie Broadway's Lost Treasures II Katharine Hepburn 2004-10-26
Movie Complicated Women Herself (archive footage) 2003-05-06
Movie Bogart: The Untold Story 1997-01-05
Movie This Can't Be Love Marion Bennett 1994-03-13
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1994-01-03
Movie That's Entertainment! III 1994-07-01
Movie Love Affair Ginny 1994-10-21
Movie One Christmas Cornelia Beaumont 1994-12-19
Movie Katharine Hepburn: All About Me Herself 1993-01-18
Movie The Man Upstairs Victoria Brown 1992-12-06
Movie The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind 1988-10-01
Movie Bacall on Bogart Herself 1988-03-13
Movie Laura Lansing Slept Here Laura Lansing 1988-03-06
Movie Michael Jackson: The Legend Continues Herself 1988-01-02
Movie Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry Margaret Delafield 1986-03-30
Movie The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn Host 1986-03-09
Movie Grace Quigley Grace Quigley 1985-05-17
Movie On Golden Pond Ethel Thayer 1981-12-04
Movie The Corn Is Green Miss Lilly Moffat 1979-01-29
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Movie Olly, Olly, Oxen Free Miss Pudd 1978-08-11
Movie That's Entertainment, Part II 1976-05-17
Movie Rooster Cogburn Eula Goodnight 1975-10-17
Movie Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? Herself 1975-08-06
Movie Love Among the Ruins Jessica Medlicott 1975-03-06
Movie That's Entertainment! Herself - at Banquet (archive footage) (uncredited) 1974-06-21
Movie The Glass Menagerie Amanda Wingfield 1973-12-16
Movie A Delicate Balance Agnes 1973-11-12
Movie Directed by John Ford Herself (archive footage) 1971-10-06
Movie Τρωάδες Hecuba 1971-09-26
Movie The Madwoman of Chaillot Contessa Aurelia 1969-10-12
Movie Black History: Lost Stolen, or Strayed 1968-08-31
Movie Το Λιοντάρι του Χειμώνα Eleanor of Aquitaine 1968-01-01
Movie Μάντεψε Ποιός Θα Έρθει Το Βράδυ Christina Drayton 1967-12-11
Movie The Big Parade of Comedy Tracy Lord (archive footage) 1964-09-02
Movie Long Day's Journey Into Night Mary Tyrone 1962-10-09
Movie Suddenly, Last Summer Mrs. Violet Venable 1959-12-22
Movie Desk Set Bunny Watson 1957-08-02
Movie The Iron Petticoat Captain Vinka Kovelenko 1957-01-07
Movie The Rainmaker Lizzie Curry 1956-12-13
Movie Διακοπές στη Βενετία Jane Hudson 1955-01-01
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Movie Pat and Mike Patricia 'Pat' Pemberton 1952-06-13
Movie Η Βασίλισσα της Αφρικής Rose Sayer 1951-12-03
Movie Adam's Rib Amanda Bonner 1949-11-18
Movie State of the Union Mary Matthews 1948-04-30
Movie Song of Love Clara Wieck Schumann 1947-10-09
Movie The Sea of Grass Lutie Brewton 1947-04-25
Movie Undercurrent Ann Hamilton 1946-11-11
Movie Without Love Jamie Rowan 1945-01-01
Movie Dragon Seed Jade Tan 1944-07-20
Movie Twenty Years After 1944-01-01
Movie Stage Door Canteen Herself 1943-06-24
Movie Keeper of the Flame Christine Forrest 1943-01-28
Movie Woman of the Year Tess Harding 1942-01-19
Movie The Philadelphia Story Tracy Lord 1940-12-05
Movie The Miracle of Sound 1940-01-01
Movie Cavalcade of the Academy Awards 1940-07-31
Movie Holiday Linda Seton 1938-06-15
Movie Η Γυναίκα με τη Λεοπάρδαλη Susan Vance 1938-02-18
Movie Stage Door Terry Randall 1937-10-08
Movie Quality Street Phoebe Throssel 1937-03-26
Movie A Woman Rebels Pamela 'Pam' Thistlewaite 1936-11-06
Movie Mary of Scotland Mary Stuart 1936-08-28
Movie Break of Hearts Constance Dane Roberti 1935-05-31
Movie Sylvia Scarlett Sylvia/Sylvester Scarlett 1935-12-11
Movie Alice Adams Alice Adams 1935-08-23
Movie The Little Minister Barbara 'Babbie' 1934-12-28
Movie Spitfire Trigger Hicks 1934-03-08
Movie Little Women Jo 1933-11-24
Movie Morning Glory Eva Lovelace 1933-08-18
Movie Christopher Strong Lady Cynthia Darrington 1933-03-09
Movie A Bill of Divorcement Sydney Fairfield 1932-09-30