Hepburn Katharine Houghton

Hepburn

, Katharine Houghton 1907-2003.
American actress whose unique comedic and dramatic presence marks many motion pictures, including The Philadelphia Story (1940), Adam's Rib (1949), and The African Queen (1951). She received a record-setting four Academy Awards for Best Actress.
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