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12 May

Katharine Hepburn [On This Day]


On this day in 1907 Katharine Hepburn was born.

Acclaimed throughout her 73-year career, Hepburn holds the record for the most Best Actress Oscar wins with four, from 12 nominations. Hepburn 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, the American Film Institute ranked Hepburn as the greatest female star in the history of American cinema.[Wikipedia]

Image credit: MDH in Houston

Katharine Hepburn on IMDB.
Me : Stories of My Life
Katharine Hepburn Collection (Morning Glory / Undercurrent / Sylvia Scarlett / Without Love / Dragon Seed / The Corn Is Green [1979])
At Home with Kate: Growing up in Katharine Hepburn’s Household
Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn

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