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Katharine HepburnKathrine Hep the winner of more acting awards than any other actress in historyis a very dynamic woman She was born in Hartford Connecticut on May 12 1907 Shewass the second oldest child of six Kateas she was called by her family members hadtwo sisters Peg and Marion and three brothers Tom Dick and BobShe attended Bryn Mawr college in Connecticut She majored in acting Duringher senior year at Bryn Mawr Katharine met Ludlow Odgen Smith That was 1927 In1928 she and Luddy her nickname for him were married They moved fromHartford to New YorkKates acting career started in 1928 when she played in a New York Productionof The Big Pond The first Broadway production she played in was The Night Hostesswhere she had a small role Miss Hepburn played a part as a schoolgirl in the play TheseDays It opened in her hometown Hartford Connecticut She was praised by critics forher performance She earned a one hundred twenty-five dollar a week salary for TheseDays In the 1930s that was a very high salary for begining actresses Katharine served as Hope Williamss understudy in Holiday She sat throughevery performance for six months One day at understudy rehearsal Aurhtur Hopkinsthe director watched her act Fine he said Just dont ever be sorry for yourselfOne night at midnight Jimmy Hagen the writer of the play asked her if she stillknew her part Hope was sick and they needed her to perform She spent all day the nextday memorizing her lines Katharine did her bestI lived through it so did the cast She did have one disappointment AurthurHopkins didnt come to watch her performIn the spring of 1930 Kate played roles in the plays The Admirable Crichton andThe Romantic Young Lady During the second week of The Romantic Young LadyKatharine quite She thought that she was wasting her time She wanted a decent part Kate and Luddy spent the rest jof the summer in FenwickThere was
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