Katharine Hepburn

Actor · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 80
Katharine Houghton Hepburn was an American actress 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 four Academy Awards for Lead Acting Performances, plus eight further nominations. In 1999, Hepburn was named by the American Film Institute... read more

Katharine Houghton Hepburn was an American actress 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 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. She was known for her fierce independence and spirited personality.

Birth Name

Katharine Houghton Hepburn

Born

Sunday, 12 May 1907

Died

Sunday, 29 June 2003

Actress Filmography

Lucy and Desi Self 2022
Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation Amanda Wingfield / Mrs. Venable 2021
Hannibal Hopkins & Sir Anthony Herself (archive footage) / Self 2021
The Movies Self 2019
Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood Self 2018
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
Katharine Hepburn: The Great Kate Herself - Interviewee (archive footage) / Self 2014
A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! (archive footage) 2011
These Amazing Shadows Amanda Bonner (clip from Adam's Rib (1949)) 2011
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood Tess Harding / Christina Drayton 2010
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Lucy and Desi Self 2022
Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation Amanda Wingfield / Mrs. Venable 2021
Hannibal Hopkins & Sir Anthony Herself (archive footage) / Self 2021
The Movies Self 2019
Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood Self 2018
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
Katharine Hepburn: The Great Kate Herself - Interviewee (archive footage) / Self 2014
A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! (archive footage) 2011
These Amazing Shadows Amanda Bonner (clip from Adam's Rib (1949)) 2011
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood Tess Harding / Christina Drayton 2010
Smash His Camera Self 2010
Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff Herself (archive footage) / Self 2010
Embracing Chaos: Making the African Queen Rose Sayer (archive footage) / Self / Rose Sayer 2010
Michael Jackson Self 2009
Hollywood Couples Self 2006
The 76th Annual Academy Awards Self - Special Memorial Tribute 2004
Complicated Women Herself (archive footage) / Self 2003
The Definitive Elvis: The Hollywood Years - Part I: 1956-1961 Self 2002
War Stories with Oliver North Self 2001
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies Self 2001
Happy Accidents Jane Hudson 2000
Bogart: The Untold Story 1997
The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story Self 1996
The Good, the Bad & the Beautiful Self 1996
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Self 1995
100 Years at the Movies Self 1994
One Christmas Cornelia Beaumont 1994
Love Affair Ginny 1994
That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) / Performer in Film Clip 1994
This Can't Be Love Marion Bennett 1994
The 65th Annual Academy Awards Self 1993
Katharine Hepburn: All About Me Herself / Self 1993
The Man Upstairs Victoria Brown 1992
Oscar's Greatest Moments Self 1992
The 63rd Annual Academy Awards Self 1991
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self - Honoree 1990
The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind Self / (archive footage) 1988
Laura Lansing Slept Here Laura Lansing 1988
Michael Jackson: The Legend Continues Herself / Self 1988
Cary Grant: A Celebration of a Leading Man Self 1988
Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story Self 1987
Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood Herself / Self 1987
Biography Self - Hepburn's Mother 1987
American Masters Self, Jade Tan 1986
Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry Margaret Delafield 1986
The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn Self - Host / Herself – Host 1986
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey Self 1985
Moonlighting Susan 1985
Grace Quigley Grace Quigley 1984
On Golden Pond Ethel Thayer 1982
The Corn Is Green Miss Lilly Moffat 1979
Olly, Olly, Oxen Free Miss Pudd 1978
The Barbara Walters Summer Special Self - Guest 1976
America at the Movies Pam Thistlewaite 1976
That's Entertainment, Part II Various Clips / (archive footage) 1976
Rooster Cogburn Eula / Eula Goodnight 1975
Brother Can You Spare a Dime Self / (archive footage) 1975
Love Among the Ruins Jessica Medlicott 1975
That's Entertainment! Self - at Banquet 1974
The Glass Menagerie Amanda Wingfield 1973
A Delicate Balance Agnes 1973
Hollywood: The Dream Factory Self - film clips 1972
Directed by John Ford Self / Herself (archive footage) 1971
The Trojan Women Hecuba 1971
Great Performances Self 1971
The Madwoman of Chaillot Countess Aurelia - the Madwoman of Chaillot / Contessa Aurelia 1969
The Lion in Winter Eleanor of Aquitaine 1968
Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed Self / Mrs. Drayton 1968
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Christina Drayton 1967
The Big Parade of Comedy Tracy Lord (archive footage) / Tracy Lord 1964
Hollywood: The Great Stars Jane Hudson 1963
Long Day's Journey Into Night Mary Tyrone 1962
Suddenly, Last Summer Mrs. Venable / Violet Venable 1959
Desk Set Bunny Watson 1957
The Rainmaker Lizzie Curry 1956
The Iron Petticoat Captain Vinka Kovalenko 1956
MGM Parade Tracy Lord 1955
This Is Your Life Self 1955
Summertime Jane Hudson 1955
Pat and Mike Pat Pemberton / Patricia "Pat" Pemberton 1952
The African Queen Rose Sayer 1952
The Costume Designer (archive footage) 1950
Adam's Rib Amanda Bonner 1949
State of the Union Mary Matthews 1948
Song of Love Clara Wieck Schumann 1947
The Sea of Grass Lutie Cameron Brewton 1947
Undercurrent Ann Hamilton 1946
Without Love Jamie Rowan 1945
Dragon Seed Jade Tan 1944
Twenty Years After (archive footage) 1944
Some of the Best Tracy Lord in The Philadelphia Story 1944
Stage Door Canteen Katharine Hepburn 1943
Keeper of the Flame Christine Forrest 1943
Woman of the Year Tess Harding 1942
Women in Defense Narrator (voice) / Narrator 1941
The Philadelphia Story Tracy Lord 1940
The Miracle of Sound Self 1940
Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (archive footage) 1940
Holiday Linda Seton 1938
Bringing Up Baby Susan Vance 1938
Stage Door Terry Randall 1937
Quality Street Phoebe Throssel 1937
A Woman Rebels Pamela Thistlewaite / Pamela 'Pam' Thistlewaite 1936
Mary of Scotland Mary Stuart 1936
Sylvia Scarlett Sylvia Scarlett a.k.a. Sylvester / Sylvia/Sylvester Scarlett 1935
Alice Adams Alice Adams 1935
Break of Hearts Constance Dane Roberti 1935
The Little Minister Babbie / Barbara 'Babbie' 1934
Spitfire Trigger Hicks 1934
Little Women Jo / Jo March 1933
Morning Glory Eva Lovelace 1933
Christopher Strong Lady Cynthia Darrington 1933
A Bill of Divorcement Sidney / Sydney Fairfield 1932
1993 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Informational Special Nominated
1986 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1986 Emmy Outstanding Informational Special Nominated
1982 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Won
1982 Golden Globe Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1979 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
1975 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Special Program - Drama or Comedy Won
1974 Emmy Best Lead Actress in a Drama Nominated
1969 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Won
1969 Golden Globe Best Actress - Drama Nominated
1968 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Won
1968 Golden Globe Best Actress - Drama Nominated
1963 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1963 Golden Globe Best Actress - Drama Nominated
1960 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1960 Golden Globe Best Actress - Drama Nominated
1957 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1957 Golden Globe Best Actress - Drama Nominated
1956 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
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