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Katharine was born in Hollywood, California, in 1940. From the very beginning of her career in acting, she has shown or vast reservoir of talent. Her first television role was in Sam Benedict in 1962. She was picked up by agent Wally Hiller, and in 1964, she appeared in episodes of The Virginian, Gunsmoke, and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour. Her first film was Shenandoah (1965) and, later that year, Katharine starred opposite James Garner in Mister Buddwing with MGM.

Kathrine Ross is best known for her breakout roles in two of cinema's most popular films. The first was The Graduate (1967) where she played Elaine Robinson, opposite Dustin Hoffman. She received an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe as New Star of the Year. The second was Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) where she played Etta Place alongside Paul Newman and Robert Redford.

The Reel Cowboys are especially pleased to have Katharine Ross at this year's Silver Spur Award Show to receive her prestigious Silver Spur award.

 
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