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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 34 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Ondine. Romance. Written by Jean Giraudoux, as adapted by Maurice Valency. Settings by Peter Larkin. Costumes by Richard Whorf. Lighting by Jean Rosenthal. Directed by Alfred Lunt. 46th Street Theatre: 18 Feb 1954- 3 Jul 1954 (157 performances). Cast: Mel Ferrer (as "Ritter Hans"), Audrey Hepburn, John Alexander (as "Auguste"),... See more »

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6 Biographical Movies | 24 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 21 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 72 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Audrey

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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I think sex is overrated. I don't have sex appeal and I know it. As a matter of fact, I think I'm rather funny looking. My teeth are funny, for one thing, and I have none of the attributes usually required for a movie queen, including the shapeliness. See more »

Trivia:

Was the 40th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Actress Oscar for Roman Holiday (1953) at The 26th Annual Academy Awards (1954) on March 25, 1954. See more »

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Often played classy High Society women. See more »

Nickname:

Edda van Heemstra

Star Sign:

Taurus

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