Katharine Houghton Hepburn was born on 12th May in the year 1907. She died in the year 2003 on the 29th of June. Her birth place was Hartford, Connecticut in the United States. She was an American and by profession, she was an actress. For more than six decades she ruled Hollywood as the leading actress and the most demanding. Her personality and style of acting was unique and was in a very high demand. People loved to watch her act. She was a very charming person and was always happy. She had lots of talent stored in her. She could act in almost all the genres, starting from comedy, stage comedy to dramas and films.
For her contributions and outstanding performance, she was awarded four Academy Awards and all of them were in the Best Actress category. She made a record for receiving four Academy Awards as it was the highest number received by any single star. Then, later on, American Institute of Film declared Katharine as the Best Actress of that age in classical cinema. She was born in Connecticut to wealthy and successful parents. She used to study at Bryn Mawr College and she started acting while studying here. She acted for four consecutive years in theatres and then one day Broadway released her photos and compliments on her performances.
After this, she became noticed by Hollywood. She got offers from Hollywood and she successfully accepted them. Her beginning in Hollywood met with success at every step she took. All her films were great hits. Then for her third movie
in the year 1933, she was awarded an Academy Award. She got an Academy Award after just doing her third film and this proves how successful and brilliant actress she was. Sadly, this dream run did not continue for long. Soon she had to face failures and in series. After 1933 all the movies that she had acted in were flops.
She was criticised by magazines and newspapers as a Poison for the
. But she was not one of those people who would easily give up. She wanted to come back. So she brought her contracts with RKO Radio Pictures. For the movie The Philadelphia Story, she even acquired their film rights, but she had a condition, and that was she would be the actress in the film. Later on, she partnered with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and produced nine movies which were all big hits. She used to perform Shakespearean Dramas on stage and used to receive lots of praise.