Katharine Ross Overview:

Actress, Katharine Ross, was born Katharine Juliet Ross on Jan 29, 1940 in Hollywood, CA. As of December 2022, Katharine Ross was 82 years old.



Although Ross was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1967Best Supporting ActressThe Graduate (1967)Elaine RobinsonNominated

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For the film, The Graduate(1967). Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, and earned Oscar nominations for their performances. The film also received nominations for Best Cinematography, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture.

By Dawn Sample on Mar 1, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

The Graduate(1967). Comedy/drama. Directed by Mike Nichols. It is based on the 1963 novel, The Graduate by Charles Webb, who wrote it shortly after graduating from College. The screenplay was by Buck Henry, who makes a cameo appearance as a hotel clerk. Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft and Kathar... Read full article

The John Wayne Movie That Called "the Biggest Piece of Crap I've Ever Done"

By Rick29 on Aug 29, 2012 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Here are some interesting tidbits about 's title quote. She made it during the production of Hellfighters (1968), which is not the kind of publicity favored by movie studios. She had only made a handful of films at that time, though one of them was The Graduate (1967)--so perhaps Hellf... Read full article

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Katharine Ross Quotes:

Mrs. Robinson: Elaine, it's too late!
Elaine: Not for me!

Lola: Why do you want trouble?
Willie Boy: It goes with you.
Lola: I'm not worth it.
Willie Boy: You bet.
Lola: Here comes your trouble - my father and my brothers.

Elaine: Good night.
Benjamin: Are we getting married tomorrow?
Elaine: No...
Benjamin: Day after tomorrow?
Elaine: I don't know. Maybe we are, and maybe we're not.

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Katharine Ross Facts
Both she and husband 'Sam Elliot q.v' appeared in _Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid_q.v., though they had no scenes together and did not meet until 1978. 'Sam Elliot q.v.' had a bit part as a card player in the opening scene, while Ross had the major role of Etta Place.

Was only 8 years younger than Anne Bancroft, who played her mother in The Graduate (1967).

Has lived in Malibu, CA since the late 1960s.

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