KATHARINE HEPBURN AUTOGRAPH


Katharine Houghton Hepburn was born on May 12, 1907 – died on June 29, 2003. Hepburn was an American actress of film, television and stage. Acclaimed throughout her 73-year career, Hepburn holds the record for the most Best Actress Oscar wins with four, from 12 nominations. Hepburn won an Emmy Award in 1976 for her lead role in Love Among the Ruins, and was nominated for four other Emmys and two Tony Awards. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Hepburn as the greatest female star in the history of American cinema. Hepburn was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of suffragist Katharine Martha Houghton (1878 – 1951) (an heiress to the Corning Glass fortune and cofounder of Planned Parenthood) and Dr. Thomas Norval Hepburn (1879 – 1962), who was a successful urologist from Virginia with Maryland roots. She is of English and Scottish ancestry from both sides of her family. In the 2004 Howard Hughes biopic The Aviator, Hepburn was portrayed by Cate Blanchett, who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance. It marked the first instance when an Academy Award winning actress was turned into an Academy Award winning role. Original Katharine Hepburn Autograph, signed on a Newsprint Picture of Katharine Hepburn. Approx. size 3 1/2 x 5 inches. ( picture is mounted to card stock. ) Regular Price – $ 435.00 / Sale Price – $ 195.00.

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