Katherine Hepburn

Katherine Hepburn

"I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be the inferior sex."

WHO IS SHE: Katharine Hepburn was an American actress in Hollywood for more than 60 years. She appeared in a range of genres, and she received a record four Academy Awards for Lead Acting Performances, plus eight further nominations. In 1999, Hepburn was named by the American Film Institute the greatest female star of Classic Hollywood Cinema.

HOW SHE INSPIRE US: She was known for her fierce independence, spirited personality. She was outspoken and assertive. And pushing boundaries for women!

WHAT SHE TAUGHT US: Katharine Hepburn was unabashed about maintaining a sense of self and independence. Hepburn famously shunned the Hollywood publicity system and refused to conform to society's expectations of women. She wore trousers before they were fashionable for women, during an era in which wearing trousers was considered acceptable for men only. Katharine Hepburn insisted on wearing trousers on and off set. She said “If you always do what interests you at least one person is pleased,”

We Woof You Katherine! You’re an Inspiration!

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