Katharine Hepburn(1907-2003), Actress
Sitter in 3 portraits
Hepburn was one of Hollywood's greatest stars. She made her film debut in A Bill of Divorcement (1932). In her career she won four Oscars for Morning Glory (1933), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), The Lion in Winter (1968) and On Golden Pond (1981). She also received Oscar nominations for roles in eight other films including The Philadelphia Story (1940) and The African Queen (1951) and Suddenly Last Summer (1959).
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below