Katharine Ross

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Date of Birth January 29, 1940
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California
Age 80 years old
Horoscope Aquarius

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Katharine Ross

Katharine Juliet Ross is an American film, stage, and television actress. Her accolades include one Academy Award nomination, one BAFTA Award, and two Golden Globe Awards. A native of Los Angeles, Ross spent most of her early life in the San Francisco Bay area. After attending Santa Rosa Junior College for one year, Ross joined The Actors Workshop in San Francisco, and began appearing in theatrical productions. Ross made her film debut in the Civil War-themed drama Shenandoah, and had supporting parts in the comedies Mister Buddwing and The Singing Nun before being cast in Curtis Harrington's Games, a thriller co-starring James Caan and Simone Signoret. At Signoret's recommendation, Ross was cast as Elaine Robinson in Mike Nichols' comedy-drama The Graduate, which saw her receive significant critical acclaim, including an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress, a BAFTA nomination, and Golden Globe win for New Star of the Year.

Born: Katharine Juliet Ross, January 29, 1940, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation: Actress, author
Years active: 1962–present
Children: 1
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About Katharine Ross

American actress best known for playing Elaine Robinson in The Graduate and Etta Place in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Her role in The Graduate earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress and her role in Butch Cassidy earned her a BAFTA Award for Best Actress.

Before Fame

She acted in numerous stage productions in San Francisco before making it to the big screen.

Achievement

She made appearances in the 1960's TV series The Viginian, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, and Gunsmoke.

Family Life

She was married to second husband Conrad Hall from 1970 to 1975.

Associations

She played the love interest of Dustin Hoffman in the 1967 classic The Graduate.

Information related to Katharine Ross

  • Best Actress BAFTA Award winners
  • Actresses from Hollywood, Los Angeles
  • New Star of the Year (Actress) Golden Globe winners
  • Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe (film) winners
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