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Name: Katharine Ross                                                                   
Born: 29 January 1940 Hollywood, California                                             
Katharine Juliet Ross (born January 29, 1940 in Los Angeles, California) is an         
Academy Award-nominated American movie and stage actress.                               
She was born in Hollywood when her father was in the Navy. Her family later             
settled in Walnut Creek, California, east of San Francisco. She graduated from         
Las Lomas High School. She has lived in Malibu, California since the late 1960s.       
She has been married to actor Sam Elliott since 1984. They have one daughter,           
Her prominent film roles include:                                                       
Shenandoah, as James Stewart's daughter-in-law.                                         
The Graduate, as Elaine Robinson, a college student who discovers that her             
mother and boyfriend have had an affair.                                               
Games directed by Curtis Harrington, with James Caan and Simone Signoret               
Get to Know Your Rabbit, as a nameless woman who falls in love with a tap-dancing       
Hellfighters, as Tish Buckman, playing John Wayne's daughter.                           
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, as rural schoolteacher Etta Place in the           
1890s involved with the eponymous outlaws                                               
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here as Lola, lover of Willie Boy (Robert Blake)               
They Only Kill Their Masters (1972) as a murder suspect                                 
The Stepford Wives (1975) as Joanna Ingalls Eberhart, a suburban housewife who         
discovers a terrible secret about her community.                                       
The Legacy (1978)                                                                       
The Betsy (1978) opposite acting legend Sir Laurence Olivier                           
The Final Countdown (1980), as the secretary to a U.S. Senator in the 1940s             
Donnie Darko (2001), as a psychiatrist treating the title character (Jake               
Gyllenhaal), a teen with disturbing visions                                             
In 1979 she starred, with Hal Holbrook, Barry Bostwick, and Richard Anderson in         
the well received television movie "Murder by Natural Causes". She also starred         
in the 1980s television series The Colbys playing opposite Charlton Heston as           
Francesca Colby.