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Katharine Ross

Katharine Ross

  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) August 19 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Born: January 29, 1940 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1962:
Joined San Francisco Workshop; appeared in "The Devil's Disciple" at The Balcony Theater (date approximate)
1962:
TV acting debut, an episode of the NBC series "Sam Benedict"
1965:
Film acting debut in "Shenandoah"
1967:
Nominated for an Oscar as Best Suporting Actress for her performance as Elaine Robinson in "The Graduate"
1969:
Played probably her best known role, Etta Place, opposite Paul Newman and Robert Redford in George Roy Hill's "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"
1969:
Acted opposite Redford in "Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here", blacklisted director Abraham Polonsky's first film in 21 years
1975:
Starred in the sci-fi horror film, "The Stepford Wives"
1976:
Reprised the role of Etta Place in the ABC movie "Wanted: The Sundance Woman" (retitled "Mrs Sundance Rides Again")
1976:
Earned a Golden Globe for her role as the prostitute daughter of Jewish refugees in "Voyage of the Damned"
1979:
Starred opposite future husband Sam Elliott in "The Legacy"
1981:
Co-starred with Elliott in "Murder in Texas", an NBC miniseries
1985:
Had regular role as Francesca Scott Colby Hamilton in the ABC primetime soap opera "The Colbys"
1982:
Appeared in first Louis L'Amour Western "The Shadow Riders" (CBS); starred opposite Elliott
1991:
Co-wrote and starred in the TNT movie "Conagher"; fifth TV project with Elliott
1997:
Had featured role in "Home Before Dark"; screened at film festivals
2001:
Played a psychiatrist treating the title character (Jake Gyllenhaal) in cult film, "Donnie Darko"
2007:
Co-starred in the indie film, "Eye of the Dolphin"

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