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Q: KATHERINE ROSS ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   2 Comments )
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Celebrities
Asked by: yesmam-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 15 Jun 2004 13:10 PDT
Expires: 15 Jul 2004 13:10 PDT
Question ID: 361517
What happened to Katherine Ross, the actress from The Graduate?

Thanks, yesmam
Answered By: pinkfreud-ga on 15 Jun 2004 13:41 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
She's still around, but she seems to pick her roles carefully.

In her early twenties she was a busy TV actress, usually appearing in
Westerns like "The Virginian," "Gunsmoke," and "The Wild, Wild West."
She then made a couple of minor movies in the mid-'60s before The
Graduate launched her to stardom.

After Butch Cassidy, more Westerns carried her into the '70s and
beyond: Redford's Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here in '69, and the TV
movies Wanted: The Sundance Woman in '76, The Shadow Riders in '83,
Red-Headed Stranger in '86, and Conagher in '91, which she co-wrote.
Other notable post-60s credits include The Stepford Wives in '75,
Voyage of the Damned in '76, Irwin Allen's The Swarm in '78, The Final
Countdown with Kirk Douglas in '80, and the part of Francesca on "The
Colbys" from '85 to '87. Late in 2001 Katharine made a well-received
return to the big screen with a role as a therapist in the black
comedy Donnie Darko."

Swingin' Chicks of the '60s

More on her film career:

The Terror Trap

Perhaps the best answer to the question "What happened to Katharine
Ross?" is "She lived happily ever after." For twenty years, Ms. Ross
has been married to actor Sam Elliott. By golly, if I were married to
Sam Elliott, I'd probably stay home a lot, too. ;-)

Katharine Ross has written many children's books, including "The Baby
Animals' Party," "Mama Loves," "Bear Island," "The Little Ballerina,"
and "My Favorite Things."

Here you'll find some very nice photos of Katharine Ross, Sam Elliott,
and their beautiful daughter Cleo:

Daily Celeb

Google search strategy:

Google Web Search: "katharine ross"

Thanks for asking about one of the classiest ladies in show business! 


Clarification of Answer by pinkfreud-ga on 15 Jun 2004 14:06 PDT
More photos:
yesmam-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $2.00
Thanks Pink. I was thinking about Kathereine Ross because of the new
Stepford Wives.
Hope that you are well.


From: scriptor-ga on 15 Jun 2004 13:12 PDT
From: pinkfreud-ga on 15 Jun 2004 15:15 PDT
Thank you for the five stars and the nice tip, Yesmam!

The new "Stepford Wives" movie looks interesting. Apparently they are
going more for satire than for scariness. That's fine by me. These
days, real life scares me more than any movie.


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