Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress of film, stage, and television. Known for her headstrong independence and spirited personality, Hepburn's career as a Hollywood leading lady spanned more than 60 years. Her work came in a range of genres, from screwball comedy to literary drama, and she received four Academy Awards for Best Actress—a record for any ... more »
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''Dressing up is a bore. At a certain age, you decorate yourself to attract the opposite sex, and at a certain age, I did that. But I'm past that age.''Katharine Hepburn (b. 1909), U.S. actor. As quoted in Famous Actors and Actresses on the American Stage, vol. 2, by William C. Young (1975). First...
''To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.''Katharine Hepburn (b. 1909), U.S. actor. quoted in Los Angeles Times (Nov. 24, 1974).