Katharine Houghton

Biography: She was born Katharine Houghton Grant on March 10, 1945, in Hartford, Connecticut, the second child and only daughter of Marion Hepburn Grant (actress and four time Academy award winner Katharine Hepburn's younger sister) and former mayor of West Hartford, CT Ellsworth Grant. Before going into the movies and theater, she attended Sarah Lawrence College and majored in art & philosophy. Her debut in the movies was in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? (1967) as Joanna Drayton. This movie also starred her aunt, Katharine Hepburn, with whom which she has had a close relationship, Spencer Tracy and Sidney Poiter. Since this time, she has starred in over fifty on and off Broadway and New England regional theater productions. She is also a playwright and amongst her credits are such as: Best Kept Secret, Merlin, The Marry Month Of May, Mortal Friends, On The Shady Side, The Right Number, Phone Play and her translation of Anouilh's Antigone. She also presents lectures: "Katharine X Three",She was born Katharine Houghton Grant on March 10, 1945, in Hartford, Connecticut, the second child and only daughter of Marion Hepburn Grant (actress and four time Academy award winner Katharine Hepburn's younger sister) and former mayor of West Hartford, CT Ellsworth Grant. Before going into the movies and theater, she attended Sarah Lawrence College and majored in art & philosophy. Her debut in the movies was in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? (1967) as Joanna Drayton. This movie also starred her aunt, Katharine Hepburn, with whom which she has had a close relationship, Spencer Tracy and Sidney Poiter. Since this time, she has starred in over fifty on and off Broadway and New England regional theater productions. She is also a playwright and amongst her credits are such as: Best Kept Secret, Merlin, The Marry Month Of May, Mortal Friends, On The Shady Side, The Right Number, Phone Play and her translation of Anouilh's Antigone. She also presents lectures: "Katharine X Three", "My Grandmother's House Near The River" and "The Secret Life Of Louisa May Allcott". Expand

Katharine Houghton's Scores

  • Movies
Average career score: 42
Highest Metascore: 63 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Lowest Metascore: 20 The Last Airbender
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 1 out of 2
2 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
20 The Last Airbender Jul 1, 2010 Gran Gran / Katara's Grandma 2.5
63 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Dec 12, 1967 Joey Drayton tbd