Happy Birthday Katharine!
↳ (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003)
”As an actress she’s a joy to work with she’s in there every minute. There isn’t anything passive about her she ‘gives’ and as a person she’s real.”
“Time with her was more than time well spent a little bit either was worth days and weeks and months with somebody else.”
Katharine Hepburn in “Bringing Up Baby” (1938)
Director Howard Hawks with actors Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn, on the set of ‘Bringing Up Baby’, 1937.
All my life, I’ve stayed at parties too long because I didn’t know when to go.
Katharine Hepburn playing tennis at the Merion Cricket Club near Philadelphia, March 1940.
List of flawless people → Katharine Hepburn
“There are no laurels in life…just new challenges.”
Tracy Lord: Put me in your pocket, Mike.
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Acting gods and goddesses
Katharine Hepburn: 4 Best Actress Oscars, 12 nonimations
Meryl Streep: 1 Best supp. Actress win, 2 Best Actress wins, 17 nominations
Ingrid Bergman: 1 Best supp. Actress win, 2 Best Actress wins, 7 nominations
Bette Davis: 2 Best Actress wins, 10 nominations
Daniel Day-Lewis: 3 Best Actor wins, 5 nominations
Jack Nicholson: 1 Best supp. Actor win, 2 Best Actor wins, 12 nominations
Spencer Tracy: 2 Best Actor wins, 9 nominations
Marlon Brando: 2 Best Actor wins, 8 nomiations
Laurence Olivier: 1 Best Actor win, 10 nominations
”The winner… it’s a tie! The winners are: Katharine Hepburn in “Lion in the Winter” and Barbra Streisand”
Ingrid Bergman presenting the Oscar for Best Actress to Katharine Hepburn for her performance in “The Lion in Winter” and Barbra Streisand for her performance in “Funny Girl” at the 41st Academy Awards in 1969