Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn, the legendary Oscar-winning actress whose heart always remained close to the live theatre, died June 29, 2003, at her home in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, a few miles from where she played early stage roles. Ms. Hepburn, who inspired generations of actresses to be who they are and play fiercely on stage and off, was 96. She died of complications from old age, according to her estate's executor and the Connecticut authorities, who told the Associated Press of her passing.

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  • Also known as: Katharine Houghton Hepburn, Katherine Burns
  • Born: May 12, 1907 in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Death: Jun 29, 2003 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut


Tony Award
1982 Actress in a Play The West Side Waltz Nominee
1970 Actress in a Musical Coco Nominee