Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn

Performer

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

Roles (12)

The West Side Waltz Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1981 The West Side Waltz (1981)
Opened Nov 19, 1981
  • as Margaret Mary Elderdice (Original)
The West Side Waltz - Opening Night
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A Matter of Gravity Playbill - March 1976 A Matter of Gravity (1976)
Opened Feb 3, 1976
  • as Mrs. Basil (Original)
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Coco Playbill - Opening Night, Dec 1969 Coco (1969)
Opened Dec 18, 1969
  • as Coco Chanel (Original)
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The Millionairess Playbill - Oct 1952 The Millionairess (1952)
Opened Oct 17, 1952
  • as The Lady (Original)
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As You Like It Playbill - Feb 1950 As You Like It (1950)
Opened Jan 26, 1950
  • as Rosalind (Original)
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Without Love Playbill - Jan 1943 Without Love (1942)
Opened Nov 10, 1942
  • as Jamie Coe Rowan (Original)
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The Philadelphia Story Playbill - April 1939 The Philadelphia Story (1939)
Opened Mar 28, 1939
  • as Tracy Samatha Lord (Original)
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Production Placeholder The Lake (1933)
Opened Dec 26, 1933
  • as Stella Surrege (Original)
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The Warrior's Husband Playbill - March 1932 The Warrior's Husband (1932)
Opened Mar 11, 1932
  • as Antiope (Original)
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Art and Mrs. Bottle Playbill - November 1930 Art and Mrs. Bottle (1930)
Opened Nov 18, 1930
  • as Judy Bottle (Original)
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Awards

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