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Audrey Hepburn (I) (1929–1993)


Audrey Hepburn was born Audrey Kathleen Ruston on May 4, 1929 in Brussels, Belgium. She was a blue-blood and a cosmopolitan from birth. Her mother, Ella van Heemstra, was a Dutch baroness, and her father, Joseph Victor Anthony Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, of English and Austrian descent, and worked in business. After her parents divorced, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 39 nominations. See more awards »

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 1989 Always
Hap
 1981 They All Laughed
Angela Niotes
 1968 Film Review (TV Mini-Series)
Jo Stockton
- Changing Faces (1968) ... Jo Stockton
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Marie Vetsera
- Mayerling (1957) ... Marie Vetsera
 1953 We Go to Monte Carlo
Linda Farrel
 1952 Secret People
Nora
 1951 Baby Beats the Band
Melissa Farrell
 1951 Young Wives' Tale
Eve Lester
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Celia
- The Silent Village (1951) ... Celia
 1951 The Lavender Hill Mob
Chiquita
 1951 Laughter in Paradise
Cigarette Girl
 1951 One Wild Oat
Hotel Receptionist
 1950 Saturday-Night Revue (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1950)
- Episode #1.2 (1950)
- Episode #1.1 (1950)
 1949 Sauce Tartare (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

She played the title role in Anita Loos' adaptation of Colette's novel, "Gigi," at the Harris Theater in Chicago, Illinois with Josephine Brown (Madame Alvarez); Doris Patston (Andree); Michael Evans (Gaston Lachaille); Ronald Telfer (Victor); Margaret Bannerman (Alicia De St. Ephiam) and Bertha Belmore (Sidonie) in the cast. ... See more »

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6 Biographical Movies | 26 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 22 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 72 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Audrey

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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You can even say that I hated myself at certain periods. I was too fat, or maybe too tall, or maybe just plain too ugly ... you can say my definiteness stems from underlying feelings of insecurity and inferiority. I couldn't conquer these feelings by acting indecisive. I found the only way to get the better of them was by adopting a forceful, concentrated drive. See more »

Trivia:

Release of the biography, "Enchantment: The Life of Audrey Hepburn" by Donald Spoto. See more »

Trademark:

Often played classy High Society women. See more »

Nickname:

Edda van Heemstra

Star Sign:

Taurus

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