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Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress of film, stage, and television. Known for her headstrong independence and spirited personality, Hepburn's career as a Hollywood leading lady spanned more than 60 years. Her work came in a range of genres, from screwball comedy to literary drama, and she received four Academy Awards for Best Actress—a record for any performer. Hepburn's characters were often strong, sophisticated women with a hidden vulnerability.

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Mother Goose Goes Hollywood - Plot
... Little Bo Peep (Katharine Hepburn) claims she "really lost her sheep, really I have" ... Then Katharine Hepburn passes by on an outboard motor still looking for her sheep ... The tub overturns when the trio tries to hitch a ride with Hepburn ...
List Of Academy Award Records - Acting Records
... Most wins for leading actress Katharine Hepburn with 4 awards (1934, 1968, 1969, 1982) Most wins for leading actor Daniel Day-Lewis with 3 awards (1989, 2007, 2012) Most consecutive leading actress ... time span between first and last nomination Katharine Hepburn (48 years from 1932/33 to 1981) Most posthumous nominations James Dean with 2 (1956 for East of Eden and 1957 for Giant) ... Most wins for a white actress Katharine Hepburn with 4 awards (1934, 1968, 1969, 1982) Most awards for one acting performance Harold Russell played Homer Parish ...
Comedy Of Remarriage - Notable Comedies of Remarriage
... Grant and Irene Dunne Bringing Up Baby (1938), directed by Howard Hawks, starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn The Philadelphia Story (1940), directed by George Cukor, starring Cary ...
Katharine Hepburn - Filmography and Theatre Credits
... During her 66-year career, Hepburn appeared in 44 feature films, 8 television movies, and 33 plays ...
BAFTA Award For Best Actress In A Leading Role - Winners and Nominees - 1950s
... Actress – Simone Signoret – Golden Helmet Edwige Feuillère – Olivia Katharine Hepburn – Pat and Mike Judy Holliday – The Marrying Kind Nicole Stephane – Les Enfants terribles 1953 Best ... Jones Judy Garland – A Star Is Born Julie Harris – I Am a Camera Katharine Hepburn – Summertime Grace Kelly – The Country Girl Giulietta Masina – The Road ...

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    To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
    Katharine Hepburn (b. 1909)

    The average Hollywood film star’s ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.
    —Katharine Hepburn (b. 1909)