Why not do it? Majority of her husbands were gay too. She had no children and only married once, briefly, to college sweetheart Ludlow Ogden Smith. She was box office poison…They didn't understand her. Early one morning, Kate went to answer the ring of her doorbell and discovered Greta Garbo standing there with a bouquet of flowers. Guest Feb 7 , Kate approached the director, Rouben Mamoulian, who had been very supportive of her when he'd directed Nazimova in the Broadway stage play, A Month the Country, with Kate playing another maid's part.
Wearing a red dress, Hepburn delivered a speech, written by Communist Party member and soon-to-be indicted Hollywood Ten member Dalton Trumbo. The tour was successful and Hepburn earned significant plaudits for the effort. One of her closest friends, Canadian portrait artist Myfanwy Pavelic died on May 11, , one day short of Hepburn's th birthday anniversary. When she went onstage to a standing ovation, she said "I'm living proof that a person can wait forty-one years to be unselfish. Archived from the original on January 8, With The African Queen , Hepburn moved into middle-aged spinster roles, receiving her fifth Oscar nomination for the film. She played more of these types of roles throughout the 50s, and won more Oscar nominations for many of them, including her roles in Summertime , The Rainmaker and Suddenly, Last Summer
Katharine Hepburn - Wikipedia
Retrieved September 19, These tragedies were never talked about in her family. The first act features Hepburn in , after being labeled "box office poison", and the second act in , where she reflects on her life and career. After marrying Ludlow Ogden Smith in , she forced him to change his name to S. Hepburn's next MGM film brought Spencer Tracy — into her life, with whom she began a relationship that lasted over two decades, until his death in
Katharine Hepburn Biography
Description: Godmother of Stanley Kramer 's daughter Katharine. Oscars by the Numbers. Hepburn, her family and servants barely escaped with their lives: Hepburn, determined to re-establish herself, returned to the Broadway stage, playing the lead in a successful production of The Philadelphia Story.