Katharine Houghton

Highest Rated: 90% Kinsey (2004)
Birthday: Mar 10, 1945
Birthplace: Not Available
The niece of superstar Katharine Hepburn (her mother was Hepburn's sister), Katherine Houghton attended Sarah Lawrence College before making her Broadway bow in Ruth Gordon's A Very Rich Woman (1965) She was then cast as Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn's daughter--and Sidney Poiter's fiance--in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. Though Houghton did go on to make other films, she spent the majority of her career onstage. In 1969, she won an Obie Award for her performance in Scent of Flowers. Three years later, she co-founded Kentucky's Pilgrim Repertory Theatre, then spent the next two decades appearing in one Broadway production after another. In the early 1990s she reemerged on the film scene as a character actress, essaying such roles as the "Cheese Lady" in The Night We Never Met (1993) and Mrs. Hale in Ethan Frome (1994). In addition to her extensive acting credits, Katharine Houghton is a prolific novelist, screenwriter and playwright.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
5% The Last Airbender Katara's Grandma $131.6M 2010
90% Kinsey Mrs. Spaulding $10.3M 2004
56% The Night We Never Met Less/More Cheese Lady 1993
55% Ethan Frome Mrs. Hale 1993
38% Billy Bathgate Charlotte 1991
43% Mr. North Mary Skeel 1988
No Score Yet The Eyes of the Amaryllis Actor 1982
No Score Yet The Adams Chronicles Actor 1976
No Score Yet Seeds of Evil Ellen Bennett 1974
71% Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Joey Drayton 1967

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