Katharine Ross (born January 29, 1940 in Los Angeles, California) is an American movie actress. Her prominent film roles include:
Shenandoah, as James Stewart's daughter The Graduate, as Elaine Robinson, a college student who discovers that her mother and boyfriend share a secret Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, as a rural schoolteacher in the 1890s involved with an outlaw The Stepford Wives The Final Countdown, as the secretary to a U.S. Senator in the 1940s Donnie Darko, as a psychiatrist treating the title character, a teen with disturbing visions She also starred in the 1980s television series The Colbys playing opposite Charlton Heston as Francesca Colby.
She has been married to actor Sam Elliott since 1984.