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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 33 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Guested on a rerun appearance on "Sally Jessy Raphael". See more »

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6 Biographical Movies | 24 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 20 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 72 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Audrey

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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I was asked to act when I couldn't act. I was asked to sing "Funny Face" when I couldn't sing and dance with Fred Astaire when I couldn't dance
  • and do all kinds of things I wasn't prepared for. Then I tried like


mad to cope with it. See more »

Trivia:

In Italy she was almost exclusively dubbed by Maria Pia Di Meo, except in her first two films (Roman Holiday (1953) (Vacanze Romane) and Sabrina (1954)) and in Green Mansions (1959) (Verdi dimore), where she was dubbed by Fiorella Betti. See more »

Trademark:

Delicate thin frame See more »

Nickname:

Edda van Heemstra

Star Sign:

Taurus

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