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Katharine Hepburn finnas iconic fyra - tajma akademiutmärkelsen - den sympatiska amerikanska stjärnan av filmen, televisionen och scenen som identifierades brett för her skarpa wit, nya Englandgentility och fierce självständighet.
Den finnas ibland hävdat att den Audrey Hepburn och Katharine Hepburn voren relaterade.
Han sade honom vill sköter fruition som var flera av projekten som, han hjälpte till lanserar, särskilt renovationen av den förutvarande stadkorridoren in i Katharine Hepburn det kulturella konstcentrat och teater.
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  Katharine Hepburn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hepburn's father was a staunch proponent of publicizing the dangers of venereal disease in a time when such things were not discussed, and her mother campaigned for birth control and equal rights for women.
Hepburn, eager to please her father, emerged as a fine athlete in her late teens, winning a bronze medal for figure skating from the Madison Square Garden skating club, shooting golf in the low eighties, and reaching the semifinal of the Connecticut Young Women's Golf Championship.
Hepburn especially enjoyed swimming, and regularly took dips in the frigid waters that fronted her bayfront Connecticut home, generally believing that "the bitterer the medicine, the better it was for you." She continued her brisk swims well into her 80s.
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 Telegraph | News | Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn, the stage and film actress who has died aged 96, became one of the great stars of the cinema while showing a total disregard for the conventions of Hollywood.
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy were at their most seductive when their verbal fencing was sharpest: it was hard to say whether they delighted more in the battle or in each other.
Katharine Hepburn took a dim view of their nightly binges and, like her character in the film, found consolation in the Bible.
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 Katharine Hepburn - Wikipedy
Katharine Hepburn (12 maaie 1907, Hartford - 29 juny 2003 Old Saybrook), folút Katharine Houghton Hepburn, wie yn Amearikaansk aktrise.
Yn 1921 fûn Katharine har âldere broer Tom ferhongen, wat har jierren efterfolgje soe.
Ek yn de jierren tachtich en lêtter bleau Hepburn rollen foar televyzje spyljen.
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 CWHF-Katharine Houghton Hepburn
Katharine Houghton was educated at Bryn Mawr College and received an M.A. in art history from Radcliffe.
Hepburn as the "police-under-the-bed law." She argued that it prevented only the poor and not the rich from receiving information about contraception.
Hepburn died in 1951 after a life dedicated to the raising of five children and political activism.
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 Katharine Hepburn   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Katharine Hepburn was born in Hartford, Connecticut on May 12, 1907.
Hepburn's family encouraged her to do anything she wanted but they did not support the fact that she wanted to be an actress.
Hepburn appeared on Broadway in 1932 in "The Warrior's Husband." She was so good in the show that she got a contract to make movies.
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 Katharine Hepburn News
Fans of Burt Lancaster and Katharine Hepburn might recall that starry duo in a 1956 movie called "The Rainmaker." Based on a story by N. Richard Nash, who adapted his own novel for the screen, it homed in on a...
Katharine Hepburn was an utterly new breed of actress and Hollywood never really knew what hit it, as actor Robert Lindsay recalls in Puttin' On More Style.
Stephanie Zimbalist will play Katharine Hepburn for the restart of a national tour of Matthew Lombardo's 'Tea at Five.' The one-person show depicting Hepburn in her prime and in old age had its premiere in 2002...
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 Katharine Hepburn (1907 - 2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hepburn, as Violet Venable was so obsessed with her dead son, Sebastian, that she wants to have her niece (Taylor) lobotomized rather than have it revealed that he was homosexual.
Apparently Hepburn was clueless that this was a film about homosexual lust and the director, Joseph Mankiewicz, and screenwriter, Gore Vidal, had to explain it to her.
Hepburn made The African Queen with Bogart and carved an equally tough-minded authority as a liberal thinker that made her a unique screen icon, respected by all.
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 CWHF-Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn was born and raised in Hartford and West Hartford.
She was the daughter of Katharine Martha Houghton, a member of the rich and socially prominent family that founded the Corning Glass Works and an active supporter of women's rights, and Dr. Thomas Hepburn, a prominent surgeon.
In 1918, Katharine enrolled at Oxford School and in 1924, at Bryn Mawr College, where she was known as a strange, aloof young woman with few friends.
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 Katharine Hepburn, Oscar's Most Favored Lady
Katharine Hepburn was born May 12, 1907 in Connecticut, to parents, who were themselves, non-traditional in nature.
Hepburn denies the rumor to this day, but the story continues to be a part of her mystique.
Hepburn seemed to shrug it off by heading back to east to work on the stage in a community that seemed to appreciate her talents.
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 Katharine Hepburn
Hepburn's performance is pure lunacy -- the laughs come most of all from the reactions of Grant, who is superb, to her impossibly ludicrous behavior.
Hepburn is a feminist and Tracy is a male chauvinist, but unlike Woman of the Year, they both get their licks in, they both get to look ridiculous, and the picture (written by Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin) is unalloyed, hilarious fun.
It's interesting to note that Hepburn seemed to have a knack for gathering Oscars, not only for herself (she won four Best Actress awards, still the record), but for the leading men, some of the biggest names in Hollywood, who were lucky enough to star with her.
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 Katharine Hepburn Encyclopedia Article @ AlienArtifacts.com (Alien Artifacts)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
She was educated at Bryn Mawr College, receiving a degree in history and philosophy in 1928, the same year she debuted on Broadway after landing a bit part in Night Hostess.
Hepburn was born in Hartford, Connecticut, to Dr. Hepburn's father was a staunch proponent of publicizing the dangers of venereal disease in a time when such things were not discussed, and her mother campaigned for birth control and equal rights for women.
Thomas Norval Hepburn, a successful urologist from Virginia, and Katharine Martha Houghton, a suffragette and birth control advocate, who, along with Margaret Sanger, helped to found the organization that became Planned Parenthood.
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 CNN.com - Katharine Hepburn dead at 96 - Jun. 30, 2003
Katharine Hepburn's father was a doctor, and her mother was a suffragist.
Hepburn's film career spanned seven decades, and she was perhaps the most decorated actor, male or female, in the industry.
Hepburn and Tracy, who went on to film nine movies together, were the yin and yang of middle-century moviemaking.
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 The New York Times > Movies >
Katharine Hepburn's 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.
By FRANK S. Katharine Hepburn has a role which calls for her to be breathless, senseless, and terribly, terribly fatiguing.
Katharine Hepburn is tricky and uneven in the difficult role of the wife and mother in this divided family — probably because she has too much to do.
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 USATODAY.com - Film icon Katharine Hepburn dies at 96
With her feisty spirit and dazzling screen presence, Katharine Hepburn was one of the true Hollywood legends.
Hepburn's film career began in 1932 with A Bill of Divorcement with John Barrymore and lasted through her final film, 1994's Love Affair with Warren Beatty.
As a girl, Hepburn had wanted to be a doctor like her father, but she turned her attention to drama instead at Bryn Mawr College.
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 Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn was born to a very wealthy and prominent New England family; her father was a famous surgeon, her mother an early crusader for women's rights.
Hepburn's film debut in A BILL OF DIVORCEMENT (1932) was a propitious one, for it teamed her with director George Cukor, with whom Hepburn would collaborate on some of her best films.
Hepburn, an intelligent, individualistic woman who knew her own strengths and weaknesses, often refused inappropriate casting, publicity and the superficialities of Hollywood fashion and society.
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 Katharine Hepburn - People of Connecticut
Her mother, Katharine Houghton, was a well-known political activist, prominent in the movement to secure women's rights to vote, and an early proponent of birth control and family planning.
Influenced by her mother's outspoken individualism, Katharine Hepburn grew up with her own sense of self, somewhat aloof, but confident and fiercely independent.
Katharine Hepburn continued to appear in film, on Broadway, and on television into the 1990's.
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 Katharine Hepburn, an appreciation - More on movies - MSNBC.com
June 29 - In one way or another, every performance ever given by Katharine Hepburn, who died Sunday at age 96, was a testament to what she was — a forthright, free-thinking, iron-willed individual — and she was the first to understand the importance of being Hepburn.
Hepburn’s new-found sense of humor was then put to the acid test in Howard Hawks’s “Bringing Up Baby,” opposite Cary Grant, and she responded as one of the most memorable madcaps in movie history.
Hepburn left Hollywood for Fenwick, the Hepburn summer house on Long Island Sound, and it was here that Philip Barry found her and proposed “The Philadelphia Story.” Its central character, Tracy Lord, the Main Line heiress beset with three suitors, was sculptured to Hepburn specifications by the playwright.
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 Absolute Definition: Katharine Hepburn
For much of her career, Katharine Hepburn was caught in impossible moments – grappling with a leopard on a rug, hurriedly speaking Slovenian into a wire, ordering around a succession of foppish, younger men.
Hepburn brought her internalised notion of 'culture' into these films –; one in which elongated gestures, a hectic schedule, and above all, liberal quotations of French communicate a very idiosyncratic version of class.
Hepburn's idealism is reflected not only in her theatricality, but also in the clean, clear hand gestures which, in conversation, denote both intellectual rigour and an openness to ideas.
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 Katharine Hepburn 1907-2003
Katharine Hepburn fungeerde decennia lang als rolmodel voor vrouwen.
In 1994 had Hepburn haar laatste speelfilm-optreden in 'Love Affair' van Warren Beatty, in de lieve gedaante waarin ze later steeds verscheen: een wijze, welwillende, oude tante; de grijzige haren in een knot, het hoofd ietwat wiebelig.
Twintig jaar na de laatste Oscar, voor haar rol in het bejaardendrama 'On golden pond', is echter ook allang duidelijk dat het toch die welopgevoede, welbespraakte vechtjas uit de vroege periode van haar carrière is, die onvervangbaar is gebleken en die niet zal worden vergeten.
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 Katharine Hepburn - MovieActors.com
Katharine Hepburn received her first oscar for playing Eve Lovelace, a young, determined stage-struck girl, in New York City, who wants to become the "finest actress in the world".
Katharine Hepburn was awarded the Best Actress Oscar for her performance as the liberal-thinking parent whose daughter announces her plans to marry a distinguished fl man.
Katharine Hepburn won her third Best Actress Oscar for her performance as the 12th century English Queen, whose husband, Henry 2 had to keep her locked up to control her in castle.
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 Remembering Katharine Hepburn - Jun 30, 2003 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the wake of Hepburn's death Sunday, tributes were heard from Hollywood to the White House.
Tracy, Hepburn's on- and offscreen lover for a quarter-century, died in 1967, shortly after completing work on their ninth film together, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.
Though in recent years Hepburn withdrew from the public eye--and, truth be told, she was never fond of its stares--her family said she was in good health and spirits to the end.
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 Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn was born with both lights Taurus so concentration on stage work began at a young age.
Academy Awards The most honored actress of all-time is Katharine Hepburn - with a total of twelve nominations and four wins - all in the Best Actress category.
Katharine Hepburn, film's indomitable woman, leaves this dimension peacefully at 96.
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 Heritage Trails Sightseeing Tours - Hartford Connecticut
Visit the south end of the city where she was born and view the hospital where her father was a doctor.
View this 1850s house which is a copy of the home across the street (now destroyed) where Katharine Hepburn lived for almost ten years, 1908-1917.
See the Pratt Street office location where Katharine Hepburn's mother was president of the Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association for ten years.
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 Katharine Hepburn - Internet Accuracy Project
Katharine Hepburn was the winner of 4 Academy Awards, and was the first actress to receive 12 Academy Award nominations.
The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center was established to honor the American screen legend and four-time Oscar winner, a 1928 Bryn Mawr graduate, and her mother, Katharine "Kit" Houghton Hepburn, an early feminist activist and 1899 Bryn Mawr graduate.
The center was authorized by the Hepburn family and executors of her estate.
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