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Katharine Hepburn

Posted in Cedar Hill Cemetery with tags , on February 21, 2013 by Cade


May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a star brighter than Katharine Hepburn. The actress’s career spanned more than 6 decades. She racked up 12 Oscar nominations for Best Actress (winning 4 – a record.)  She worked with everyone from Cary Grant to Humphrey Bogart and Jimmy Stewart…and outshone all of them. She was versed in theatre, film, televison and, in later years, continued to challenge herself by taking on difficult Shakespeare roles.  She is perhaps best known – to my generation, at least – for playing opposite Henry Fonda in his final role in 1981’s On Golden Pond.

Hepburn was very publicly involved with actor Spencer Tracy for many years. Continue reading