Katharine Ross

Katharine Ross

Highest Rated: 89% Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Lowest Rated: Not Available

Birthday: Jan 29, 1940

Birthplace: Hollywood, California, USA

Katharine Ross first attracted attention as Anne Bancroft's daughter in Mike Nichols' "The Graduate" (1967). Ross added impressive credits to her resume as the female lead in George Roy Hill's blockbuster "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" (1969). As Etta Place, the woman in love with Redford's Sundance Kid, she skillfully negotiated the film's seriocomic tone. She and Redford worked together in "Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here" (also 1969), Abraham Polonsky's period drama about an American Indian (Robert Blake) who kidnaps his white lover (Ross) and is reluctantly pursued by the local sheriff (Redford). While her character was perhaps the least defined in the piece, Ross delivered a fine performance. avoiding cliche. She also gave strong performances in the modern whodunit "They Only Kill Their Masters" (1972) and the scary "The Stepford Wives" (1975). Perhaps her most notable performance may have been her award-winning supporting turn as the hooker daughter of Jewish refugees in "Voyage of the Damned" (1976). She was paired with future husband Sam Elliott in "The Legacy" (1979). More recently, Ross was cast as the overly proper, somewhat fragile aunt of a young girl whose mother has attempted suicide in "Home Before Dark" (1997). After reprising one of her best feature roles in the TV movie "Wanted: The Sundance Woman" (ABC, 1976), Ross accepted the regular role of the much married socialite Francesca Scott Colby Hamilton on the ABC primetime soap opera "The Colbys" (1985-87). She has frequently worked on the small screen opposite her husband, notably as the second wife of a Houston plastic surgeon (Elliott) who may have been involved in the death of his first wife in "Murder in Texas" (NBC, 1981). The pair have also starred together in the likable Western "Louis L'Amour's 'The Shadow Riders'" (CBS, 1982) and the biopic "Houston: The Legend of Texas" (CBS, 1986). They also co-wrote and co-starred in the 1991 TNT movie "Conagher," based on another Louis L'Amour novel.

Highest rated movies

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid The Graduate
Voyage of the Damned
The Hero
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here
Games
The Final Countdown
Wrong Is Right

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Attachments Eileen (Character) - 2019
77% 59% The Hero Valarie Hayden (Character) $4.1M 2017
29% 58% Eye of the Dolphin Lucy (Character) $71.9K 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Capital City Unknown (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Don't Let Go Charlene Stevens (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet 80% Donnie Darko Dr. Lilian Thurman (Character) $205.8K 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Home Before Dark Rose (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 76% Conagher Evie Teale (Character),
Screenwriter
- 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Climate for Killing Grace Hines (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Red-Headed Stranger Laurie (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Reel Horror Miss Macy (archive footage) (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Secrets of a Mother and Daughter Ava Pryce (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Travis McGee: The Empty Copper Sea Gretel Howard (Character) - 1983
30% 39% Wrong Is Right Sally Blake (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet 71% The Shadow Riders Kate Connery/Sister Katherine (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marian Rose White Nurse Bonnie MacNeil (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder in Texas Ann Kurth Hill (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rodeo Girl Sammy Garrett (Character) - 1980
53% 61% The Final Countdown Laurel Scott (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet 100% Murder by Natural Causes Allison Sinclair (Character) - 1979
24% 25% The Legacy Margaret Walsh (Character) - 1979
9% 19% The Swarm Helena (Character) - 1978
20% 23% The Betsy Sally Hardeman (Character) - 1978
83% 53% Voyage of the Damned Mira Hauser (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wanted: The Sundance Woman Etta Place (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 65% The Stepford Wives Joanna Eberhart (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Love and Chance Docteur Constance Weber (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet 29% They Only Kill Their Masters Kate (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fools Anais Appleton (Character) - 1970
73% 48% Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here Lola (Character) - 1969
89% 92% Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Etta Place (Character) - 1969
13% 74% Hellfighters Tish Buckman (Character) - 1968
57% 48% Games Jennifer Montgomery (Character) - 1967
87% 90% The Graduate Elaine Robinson (Character) $285.8K 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Longest Hundred Miles Laura Huntington (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet 57% The Singing Nun Nicole Arlien (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet 50% Mister Buddwing Janet (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet 79% Shenandoah Mrs. Ann Anderson (Character) - 1965

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 62% Family Guy Mayor West's Mother (Guest Voice) 2016
No Score Yet 90% American Dad Sickly Lady (Guest Voice) 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Colbys Francesca Colby (Character) 1985-1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wild, Wild West Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Loner Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Big Valley Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet 100% Gunsmoke Susan (Guest Star) 1964-1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. Novak Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet 100% Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Marie Costeau (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown (Character) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lieutenant Unknown (Guest Star) 1963