“The Philadelphia Story” Katharine Hepburn Hand Written Letter. This item is certified authentic by JG Autographs and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. (May 12, 1907 June 29, 2003) was an American actress and leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years. She appeared in a range of genres, from. To literary drama, and she received. Plus eight further nominations. In 1999, Hepburn was named by the. She was known for her fierce independence, spirited personality and pushing boundaries for women. Parents, Hepburn began to act while studying at. Favorable reviews of her work on. Brought her to the attention of Hollywood. Her early years in film were marked with success, including an. Academy Award for Best Actress. For her third picture. (1933), but this was followed by a series of commercial failures culminating in the critically lauded but commercially unsuccessful comedy. (1938), a pairing with. And acquiring the film rights to. That comedy film, again co-starring Grant, was a box office success and landed her a third Academy Award nomination, plus won her other co-star. His only Academy Award. Both movies are now considered among the greatest comedy films. In the 1940s, she began a screen and romantic partnership with. Which spanned 26 years and nine movies, although the romance with the married Tracy was hidden from the public. The partnership began with. Woman of the Year. (1949), both being “battle of the sexes” romantic comedies, and concluded with the race-issue drama. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. Tracy died shortly after the movie’s filming. Hepburn challenged herself in the latter half of her life, as she tackled. Stage productions and a range of literary roles. She found a niche playing middle-aged spinsters, such as in. (1951), which landed her another Academy Award nomination. (1959) was another commercial and critical success and landed her another Oscar nomination. Hepburn earned three more Oscars for her work in. The Lion in Winter. Who won his only Academy Award for the movie. In the 1970s, she began appearing in television films, which later became the focus of her career. She made her final screen appearance at the age of 87. After a period of inactivity and ill health, Hepburn died in 2003 at the age of 96. Hepburn famously shunned the Hollywood publicity machine, and refused to conform to society’s expectations of women. She was outspoken, assertive, and athletic, and wore trousers before they were fashionable for women. She was briefly married as a young woman, but thereafter lived independently. With her unconventional lifestyle and the independent characters she brought to the screen, Hepburn epitomized the “modern woman” in the 20th-century United States, and is remembered as an important cultural figure. View more great items. The item “The Philadelphia Story Katharine Hepburn Hand Written Letter JG Autographs COA” is in sale since Saturday, September 9, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Celebrities”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
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