Hepburn, Katharine

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A twentieth-century American actress. She has appeared in films over several decades and won Academy Awards in 1933, 1967, 1968, and 1981. She often costarred with Spencer Tracy. The Philadelphia Story and The African Queen are two of her best-remembered pictures.

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