Katharine Houghton

Katharine Houghton (born Katharine Houghton Grant; March 10, 1945) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Joanna "Joey" Drayton, a Caucasian woman who brings home an African-American fiancé to meet her parents, in the 1967 film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. Katharine Hepburn, who played the mother of Houghton's character in the film, was in real life Houghton's aunt.

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... Houghton is also a playwright and has translated the works of others for the stage, as well as writing her own plays ... In 1975, Houghton wrote for her husband, actor/writer Ken Jenkins, a children's story, "The Wizard's Daughter," which is collected in the book, Two Beastly Tales, illustrated by Joan ...

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