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Katharine Ross Biography

Updated On 11 Jan, 2019 Published On 10 Oct, 2017
Katharine Ross

Facts of Katharine Ross

Date of Birth :
Age : 84 years old
Family Name : Ross
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Capricorn
Height : 5 feet 5 inch

Relationship short Statistics of Katharine Ross

What is Katharine Ross marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Katharine Ross have ? (name): 1 Children
Is Katharine Ross having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Katharine Ross Lesbian ? Don't Know

The award-winning actress, Katharine Ross is an American celebrity known for her breakthrough performance in the movie, The Graduate (released on 1967). Ross is one of the finest actresses of Hollywood and appeared in the many blockbusters movies including; Hellfighters, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Stepford Wives, The Legacy and much more. Ross is a married woman, she exchanged vows with actor Sam Elliott and have a daughter together.

Early Life And Education Of Katharine Ross

Born on January 29, 1940, in Hollywood, California, United States, Katharine Juliet Ross is the daughter of Dudley Ross, a former Navy who also served as associated press.

She was raised in Walnut Creek, California, east of San Francisco. She belongs to Scottish, German, Channel Islander (Guernsey), and English dysentery.

Ross graduated in 1957 from Las Lomas High School. Later, she joined the Santa Rosa Junior College where she developed an interest in acting and left her study to join acting classes in San Francisco. She then joined The Actors Workshop and worked with them for nearly three years.

Katharine Ross's Career

Katharine Ross made professional acting debut in 1962 with the Television role in Sam Benedict. Later she appeared in different television episodes of Arrest and Trial, The Virginian, Gunsmoke, and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.

She made her movie debut with Shenandoah along with James Stewart. In 1967 she portrayed the role of Elaine Robinson in The Graduate and earned her first Oscar nomination. She won the BAFTA for her acting in Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969).

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In the 1970s, Ross returned to the small playhouse and made her come back to big screen with The Stepford Wives (1975) which provided her first best actress award.

Ross appeared in several movies and series including; Murder by Natural Causes, Donnie Darko, Murder in Texas, The Hero, Love Letters and much more.

Katharine Ross's Personal Life

Katharine Ross is happily married to  Legacy co-star, Sam ElliottThe duo tied the knot in 1984 at an intimate ceremony. They dated for a long time before turning their relationship into a formal bond. They have a daughter, Cloe Rose Elliott (born on 1984).

The pair was having a blissful life until her daughter turned violent, as per the report, once she stabbed her mother with the scissors in her arms. Cloe was ordered by police to maintain a distance of at least 100 yards from her mother’s house, and workplace.

Previously, Ross had been married four times. In 1960, she first married an actor, Joel Fabiani. However, the couple couldn't handle their relationship and divorced in 1962.

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Then she was romantically involved with John Marion and married in 1964, but due to some personal issues, they split up in 1967. After divorce with John, she tied the knot with an award-winning cinematographer, Conrad Hall in 1969 and divorced in 1973.

She met her fourth husband, Gaetano Lisi on the set of The Stepford Wives and married in 1975 but same as her previous relationship this one also couldn't last for long and divorced in 1979.

Katharine Ross's Net Worth

The Graduate fame actress, Katharine Ross has earned an astonishing net worth from her acting career. Her net worth is estimated to be $5 million. 

Ross earned $300,000 to $500,000 for her appearances in TV series and movies. She has worked on many box office hit movies such as

1. The Final Countdown

Budget= $12 million

Box Office= $16 million

IMDb rating= 6.7 star

Cast= Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, James Farentino, Ron O'Neal

2. The Legacy

Budget= $2.5 million

Box Office= $11 million

IMDb rating= 5.7 star

Cast= Sam Elliott, Roger Daltrey

3. Donnie Darko

Budget= $4.5 million

Box Office= $7.5 million

IMDb rating= 8.1 star

Cast= Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Drew Barrymore, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Mary McDonnell

4. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Budget= $6 million

Box Office= $102.3 million

IMDb rating= 8.1 star

Cast= Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Strother Martin, Jeff Corey, Henry Jones

5. The Graduate

Budget= $6 million

Box Office= $102.3 million

IMDb rating= 8 star

Cast= Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman

Katharine Ross Married

First Marriage with Joel Fabiani

Ross and Fabiani married in 1960 but their relationship did not last long and they divorced after two years of their marriage in 1962.

Second Marriage with John Marion

Ross and Marion started dating and within no time in 1964, the pair tied the knot. However, they divorced in 1967.

Third Marriage with Conrad L. Hill

Conrad L. Hill is the third husband of Katherine Ross with whom she married in 1969 and had divorce in 1973.

Fourth Marriage with Gaetano Lisi

Ross met her fourth husband, Gaetano 'Tom' in 1972 and exchanged vows in 1975. The former couple had divorced in 1979.

Katharine Ross

Fifth Marriage with Sam Elliott

The duo exchanged vows in 1984 and since then they are together. They have a daughter, Cloe Rose Elliott.

Katharine Ross Children

DAUGHTER : Cloe Rose Elliot

Father: San Elliot

Cloe is the only daughter of Ross and San. Once she stabbed her mother with the scissors on the arms repeatedly.

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