Caption: 5735-10 Katharine Hepburn in "The Lion In Winter" 1968 © 1978 Bob Willoughby MPTV
Actress, Soundtrack, Writer
Born: May 12, 1907
Star sign: Taurus
Height: 5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Known for: Bringing Up Baby (1938), The African Queen (1951), The Philadelphia Story (1940), On Golden Pond (1981)
Born May 12, 1907 in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of a doctor and a suffragette, both of whom always encouraged her to speak her mind, develop it fully, and exercise her body to its full potential. An athletic tomboy as a child, she was also very close to her brother, Tom, and was devastated at age 14 to find him dead, the apparent ...