Actress, fashion icon, and philanthropist audrey hepburn was born on may 4, 1929, in brussels, belgium at age 22, she starred in the broadway production of gigi. Katharine hepburn had a long and eventful career she had a combination of good luck and bad, but she always seemed to learn from her mistakes and figure out how to make the best of any situation while she quickly became a celebrity she fought to keep her private life, private and separate from her professional life.
Katharine hepburn, the actress whose independent life and strong-willed movie characters made her a role model for generations of women and a beloved heroine to filmgoers for more than 60 years. With charles higham, katharine hepburn first authorized a writer to interview her closest friends and colleagues about her career, life, and behind-the-scenes romantic involvements from leland hayward to spencer tracy.
Hepburn and tracy's unwed romance had its ups and downs, but hepburn put her career on hold for five years beginning in 1962 to nurse tracy through the illness that would ultimately take his life.
American legends: the life of katharine hepburn profiles the life and career of one of america's most iconic actresses along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about hepburn like you never have before, in no time at all. Me - stories of my life audiobook - narrated by miss katharine hepburn, herself, this biography is a wonderfully entertaining and charming look into the life of a hollywood legend. Katharine hepburn and joan fontaine both appeared in productions of the lion in winter (hepburn in the 1968 film version, fontaine in a 1979 austrian stage production) and both passed away at the age of 96. Katharine hepburn was born in connecticut in 1907 to a doctor father and a feminist mother planting the seeds of independent intelligence that would flourish throughout hepburn's life, both of her parents encouraged and expected their daughter to excel in academics, athletics, and any arena she chose. 15 years without katharine hepburn: her life and career - katharine hepburn epitomized the fast-changing culture of the 20th-century in more ways than one from wearing pants and short hair, to her attitude and choice to remain childless and unmarried, she defied societal norms in all forms.
In this special celebration of a great american life, the editors of life books present katharine hepburn: 1907-2003 in this moving farewell, relive the life and career of a hollywood. Katharine hepburn born: may 12, 1907 hartford, connecticut american actress for over fifty years katharine hepburn was a successful actress on the stage and on the screen, delighting audiences with her energy, her grace, and her determination. Katharine houghton hepburn (may 12, 1907 - june 29, 2003) was an american actress known for her fierce independence and spirited personality, hepburn was a leading lady in hollywood for more than 60 years.
Katharine hepburn was 13 in the spring of 1921, when her brother tom's marked nervousness led dr and mrs hepburn to attempt to divert him with a five-day trip to new york city in the. In addition to many photographs from katharine hepburn's life and career, the museum also features katharine hepburn's emmy award, among others, and a self-portrait katharine painted the museum is adjacent to the center's main lobby and is open during box office hours and performances.