Actress | Soundtrack | Writer
Turned down the role of Kitty Foyle in Kitty Foyle (1940). The part was then given to Ginger Rogers, who went on to win the Best Actress Oscar for her performance.
[about her first TV interview, in 1973] I thought, can you think of any really *good* reason not to do it? Except that, oh, I'm so shy, or oh, my private life, or oh, are they going to find out how boring I am? You know? And that was the only reason...
Playing strong independent women with minds of their own
First Lady of Cinema
Katharine Houghton Hepburn
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA
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