Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn

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Katharine Hepburn

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 any 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.

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Full name at birth
Katharine Houghton Hepburn
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Claim to fame
The Philadelphia Story
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Date of birth
12 May 1907
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Place of birth
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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Date of death
29 June 2003
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Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA
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Cause of death
Natural Causes
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Resting place
Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford
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Occupation
Actress | Soundtrack | Writer
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5' 8" (173 cm)
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Net worth
$30,000,000 USD
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BA History and Philosophy, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA (1928)
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