Katharine Juliet Ross (born January 29, 1940) is an American film and stage actress. Trained at the San Francisco Workshop, she came to prominence as Elaine Robinson in the 1967 film The Graduate, for which she won a Golden Globe award and received an Academy Award nomination. She then starred as Etta Place in 1969's Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and won a BAFTA for role in Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here the same year. She has also starred in The Stepford Wives in 1975 and won another Golden Globe for Voyage of the Damned in 1977. She has established herself as an author, publishing several children's books. Ross was born in Hollywood, California, when her father, Dudley Ross, was in the Navy. He had also worked for the Associated Press.
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