Biography (1996)

Genres - Film, TV & Radio  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Film & Television History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom , United States   |  
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Part of the Biography television series from A&E, this documentary reviews the career and personal life of actress Katherine Hepburn. Hepburn attained international fame as a strong character actress. Among many of her outstanding films was Woman of the Year, which saw the beginning of a 25-year professional and personal relationship with co-star Spencer Tracy. She won Oscars for Morning Glory, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?, The Lion in Winter, and On Golden Pond, and she is also remembered for her role in The African Queen. On Broadway she played Shakespearean roles in the 1950s, and enjoyed enormous success in the stage musical Coco. Her television work includes The Glass Menagerie, Love Among the Ruins, and Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry. In 1991 she published Me: Stories of My Life.

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actor, career, celebrity, fame, life