She has English, Welsh, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry.
She is of Native American and African American descent.
Actress Katharine Hepburn was born on May 12, 1907 in Hartford, Connecticut to a suffragist and a doctor who both always encouraged her to speak her mind, develop it fully, and exercise her body to its full potential.
If you know of actresses that are not on the list and should be let me know in the comments and I'll add them! She is the middle of 5 children, and is the daughter of Roseann Teresa Murtha and Edward Joseph O'Donnell, an electrical engineer for the defense industry.
She said that she watched.