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Katharine Hepburn

1907 - 2003

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Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress in film, stage, and television. Her career as a Hollywood leading lady spanned over 60 years. She was known for her headstrong independence, spirited personality, and outspokenness, cultivating a screen persona that matched this public image, and regularly playing strong-willed, sophisticated women. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Katharine Hepburn has received more than 16,430,127 page views. Her biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 91 in 2019). Katharine Hepburn is the 56th most popular actor (down from 54th in 2019), the 114th most popular biography from United States (up from 115th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular American Actor.

Katharine Hepburn is most famous for her roles in films such as "The African Queen" and "On Golden Pond."

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  • 74.73

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  • 93

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.31

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Among actors, Katharine Hepburn ranks 56 out of 9,996Before her are Jean Reno, Ian McKellen, Liam Neeson, Elizabeth Taylor, Catherine Deneuve, and Dustin Hoffman. After her are Omar Sharif, Greta Garbo, Gérard Depardieu, Brad Pitt, Rowan Atkinson, and Clark Gable.

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Among people born in 1907, Katharine Hepburn ranks 4Before her are Frida Kahlo, Astrid Lindgren, and Claus von Stauffenberg. After her are Oscar Niemeyer, John Wayne, Edwin McMillan, Mircea Eliade, Hergé, Laurence Olivier, Rachel Carson, and Alberto Moravia. Among people deceased in 2003, Katharine Hepburn ranks 2Before her is Charles Bronson. After her are Idi Amin, Leni Riefenstahl, Johnny Cash, Gregory Peck, Robert K. Merton, Alija Izetbegović, Heydar Aliyev, Barry White, Maurice Gibb, and Nina Simone.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Katharine Hepburn ranks 114 out of 18,182Before her are Nicolas Cage (1964), Gerald Ford (1913), Douglas MacArthur (1880), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), and Dustin Hoffman (1937). After her are Jackson Pollock (1912), Frank Lloyd Wright (1867), Carl Rogers (1902), Madonna (1958), Vince McMahon (1945), and James Watson (1928).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Katharine Hepburn ranks 23Before her are Chuck Norris (1940), Meryl Streep (1949), Michael Douglas (1944), Debbie Reynolds (1932), Nicolas Cage (1964), and Dustin Hoffman (1937). After her are Brad Pitt (1963), Clark Gable (1901), Sharon Tate (1943), Kirk Douglas (1916), Vin Diesel (1967), and Jon Voight (1938).

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