Katharine Hepburn was an American actress who won a record four ‘Oscars’ for ‘Best Actress’ during her illustrious career. She played lead roles in Hollywood for over 60 years. She was a versatile actress and played prominent roles in theater, films, and TV series. Her acting career began on Broadway where her amazing performance earned her roles in Hollywood films. She then went on to establish herself as one of the most prominent actresses of her time. However, success did not come easy to her as she had to struggle for months to land meaty roles. But the gutsy lady never gave up and her perseverance paid off in the long run. Not only did she go on to have a successful career as a stage artist, but also found success as a film actress and became the reigning queen of Hollywood. Though she managed to establish a successful career, she could not overcome a personal tragedy; her beloved brother Tom had died from an apparent suicide and this made the young Katharine moody, withdrawn, and upset. She tried hard to get over her brother’s death and found solace in acting. Apart from being an actress, she also served as a role model to young women. With her free-spirited attitude and assertiveness, she represented the modern woman by refusing to give in to the demands of traditional society.