By the time the 1950’s came along, Katharine Hepburn was already a legend and film goddess. in the 1951 film she was nominated for the fifth time for her role in African Queen. 1955 she was nominated for the 6th time for her leading role in the film, Summertime, two more nominations came in 1957 and 1959 for the her roles in Suddenly Last Summer and The Rainmaker. In her long career she would be nominated for a total of 12 times, and win a record 4 awards.
Katharine Hepburn was not only a star in the 1950’s but every decade from her debut in 1931 in A Bill of Divorcement, to her last role in 1994 in Love Affair. No favorite list of movie stars would be complete without her.