Katharine Hepburn’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

June 29, 2003

Age of Death

96 years

Cause of Death

Cardiac Arrest


Movie Actress

The movie actress Katharine Hepburn died at the age of 96. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Named the greatest actress in Hollywood history by the American Film Institute in 1999, she set a record by winning four Academy Awards for Best Actress for the films The African Queen (1951), Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967), The Lion in Winter (1968) and On Golden Pond (1981).

She married Ludlow Ogden Smith in 1928 and the couple divorced in 1934. She also had relationships with actor Spencer Tracy and entrepreneur and filmmaker Howard Hughes.



“Life is hard. After all, it kills you.” (Katharine Hepburn)


“My greatest strength is common sense. I’m really a standard brand – like Campbell’s tomato soup or Baker’s chocolate.” (Katharine Hepburn)


“If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.” (Katharine Hepburn)


“Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.” (Katharine Hepburn)


“Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four.” (Katharine Hepburn)