A&E to Air Hepburn Biography


A&E Network will pay tribute to late actress Katharine Hepburn by airing
its Hepburn Biography episode Monday night.

Hepburn died at her home in Old Saybrook, Conn., Sunday at the age of 96.

The late screen star won four Academy Awards, as well as the off-the-screen
admiration of men such as Howard Hughes, John Ford and Spencer Tracy.

Among those interviewed on Biography are screenwriter and director
Garson Kanin, a lifelong friend of both Hepburn and Tracy; Hepburn's brother,
Dr. Robert Hepburn; Anthony Harvey, director of four Hepburn films including
The Lion in Winter and The Glass Menagerie; Hepburn's Broadway
co-star Tony Award-winner, Dorothy Loudon; and noted Hepburn biographer Anne

A&E conducted a similar Biography tribute to actor Gregory Peck
earlier this month. Peck died June 11 at the age of 87.