"Katharine Houghton Hepburn" was an American actress. Known for her fierce independence and spirited personality, Hepburn was a leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years. She appeared in a range of genres, from screwball comedy to literary drama, and received four Academy Awards for Academy Award for Best Actress/Best Actress—a record for any performer. In 1999, Hepburn was named by the American Film Institute as the AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars/greatest female star in Hollywood history.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actresses! More Katharine Hepburn on Wikipedia.