June 30, 2003
Katharine Hepburn

...Died this afternoon, at the age of 96.

During her long career, she was nominated a record 12 times for Best Actress; she won four times, also a record. Her roles ran the gamut, from screwball comedy (Bringing Up Baby, to romantic comedy (The Philadelphia Story, for which she won her second Oscar), to drama (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?, her third Oscar), to films that mixed several genres On Golden Pond, her fourth and final Oscar).

She will be missed.

posted on June 30, 2003 12:10 AM


We at Film Weekly magazine think that Bringing Up Baby being the best of Kate's films. Alongside Cary Grant she is brilliantly witty and a perfect foil for Cary's deadpan style.

Take a look here for some great early 1930's images of Kate.


posted by adamblackie on July 30, 2003 11:06 PM

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