Katharine Houghton

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Birthday
10, 1945
Birthplace
Connecticut
Birth Sign
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Birthday
10, 1945 (age 75)
Birthplace
Connecticut

About

Actress who starred in the groundbreaking, interracial-dating-themed 1967 film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.

Before Fame

She studied art and philosophy at Sarah Lawrence College in New York.

Trivia

She starred in numerous Broadway and off-Broadway productions and also wrote and produced over ten original plays.

Family Life

She married fellow actor and writer Ken Jenkins, in 1970. Her niece, Schuyler Grant (of Anne of Green Gables miniseries fame), also became an actress.

Associated With

Her maternal aunt was the renowned actress Katharine Hepburn . Hepburn played Houghton's character's mother in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.