Katharine Hepburn

Mostly Credited As: Katharine Hepburn
Sometimes Credited As: Katherine Hepburn

Birth Name: Katharine Houghton Hepburn
Date Of Birth: May 12, 1907 (Age 96)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Hartford, Connecticut
Date Of Death: June 29, 2003
Cause Of Death: Natural Causes (Old Saybrook, CT)
Height: 5' 7 " (1.7 m)

Katharine Hepburn

TV Appearances

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Intimate Portrait (1993) 
  Katharine Hepburn 04x01: (Jan/09/1998) As Herself 

The Kennedy Center Honors (1978) 
  13th Annual Kennedy Center Honors 13x01: (Dec/28/1990) As Herself (Honoree) 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 54th Annual Academy Awards 30x01: (Mar/29/1982) As Winner: Best Actress (for 'On Golden Pond') 
  The 46th Annual Academy Awards 22x01: (Apr/02/1974) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 41st Annual Academy Awards 17x01: (Apr/14/1969) As Winner: Best Actress (for 'The Lion In Winter') 
  The 40th Annual Academy Awards 16x01: (Apr/10/1968) As Winner: Best Actress (for 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner') 

The Emmy Awards (1949) 
  The 27th Annual Emmy Awards 27x01: (May/19/1975) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Special Program - Drama or Comedy (for 'Love Among the Ruins') 
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Although she notoriously hated doing interviews with a passion, she always enjoyed those with Barbara Walters--looking to her as a dear friend.

She spent her life doing the sports her parents introduced her and her siblings to--swimming, running, diving, riding, wrestling, golfing and tennis.

She vocalized her immense dislike of Woody Allen.

Although she went by such monikers as "Kate" and "The Great Katie," her personal favorite was her childhood handle--"Jimmy."

She was noted for being a woman of great height and stature of the time--(5'7") with very broad shoulders, very long and thick arms and legs.

Trademark: She was known for playing characters that were like her true life self.

She dated entrepunuer Howard Hughes and reportedly even planned to marry him until she met Spencer Tracy. She did movies with him, but the two never did marry.

Trademark: Had a distinctive New England accent, specific "Bryn Mawr" dialect.

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