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DIED. KATHARINE HEPBURN, 96, brainy, glamorous, iron-willed icon of Hollywood's golden age, whose record four best-actress Academy Awards highlighted a screen career that spanned more than 60 years and included such films as Bringing Up Baby, The African Queen and The Philadelphia Story; at her home in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. A highbrow with even loftier cheekbones, Hepburn's mannish dress and assertiveness on- and offscreen cost her popularity early on, but eventually became trademarks and made her a role model to generations of female fans.

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