Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut
Academy Award-winning film, stage and television actress whose career spans nearly 70 years. Spencer Tracy was Hepburn's leading man and romantic partner in midcareer, and they appeared in nine films together including State of the Union (1948) and Adam's Rib (1949). Hepburn's other films include Morning Glory (1933), The Philadelphia Story (1940), and On Golden Pond (1982).Died: Old Saybrook, Conn., 6/29/2003
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