Katharine Hepburn

Actress Katharine Hepburn Full Name: Katharine Hepburn
Nationality: American

Profession: Actress
Why Famous: Received four Academy Awards for Best Actress for her performances in "Morning Glory" (1933), "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1967), "The Lion in Winter" (1968) and "On Golden Pond" (1981).

Born: May 12, 1907
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Died: June 29, 2003 (aged 96)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

Historical Events in the Life of Katharine Hepburn

  • 1928-09-12 Katharine Hepburn's NY stage debut in "Night Hostess"
  • 1934-03-16 6th Academy Awards: "Cavalcade", Charles Laughton & Katharine Hepburn wins
  • 1969-04-14 41st Academy Awards: "Oliver", Cliff Robertson & Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand win (1st ever tie for best actress)
  • 1976-03-04 2nd People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Katharine Hepburn win (Motion Picture) and Telly Savalas & Carol Burnett win (TV)
  • 1981-06-02 Barbara Walters asks Katharine Hepburn what kind of tree she would be
  • 1982-03-29 54th Academy Awards: "Chariots of Fire", Henry Fonda & Katharine Hepburn win
  • 1983-03-11 9th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds, Jane Fonda & Katharine Hepburn win (Motion Picture) and Tom Selleck, Linda Evans & Loretta Swit win (TV)
  • 1993-03-04 Katharine Hepburn admitted to hospital suffering from exhaustion
  • 1993-03-08 Katharine Hepburn released from the hospital after exhaustion

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