STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 19 this week

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 »

Family Entertainment Guide: IMDb on the Street

IMDb visited the Santa Monica Pier to ask families about their favorite movies from this summer, as well as their favorite all-time movies, TV shows, and characters.

See our Family Entertainment Guide

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 people
created 22 Jul 2011
 
a list of 39 people
created 14 Aug 2011
 
a list of 30 people
created 17 Nov 2013
 
a list of 25 people
created 02 Feb 2014
 
a list of 25 people
created 3 weeks ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Audrey Hepburn's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 34 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (33 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (11 credits)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (56 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (70 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Single "How Long Has This Been Going On?" on "How to be Lovely" (Verve Records). From the soundtrack to Funny Face (1957). See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 25 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)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you're exactly the same. See more »

Trivia:

While working in a minor movie, We Go to Monte Carlo (1953), in Monaco in 1951, Hepburn was spotted by novelist Colette, who deemed her the ideal choice to play the title role in the upcoming Broadway version of her play "Gigi." Although she lacked experience and confidence, she ultimately got the part. See more »

Trademark:

Charming characters who try to wear their troubles lightly See more »

Nickname:

Edda van Heemstra

Star Sign:

Taurus

Message Boards

Recent Posts
6 Degrees of Audrey Hepburn (continued) SoAudreyHepburn
Six Degrees of Audrey Hepburn (Continued) Saltpeter
I don't like her... missnette
What is her most reliable biography? lizziehereagain
Happy Birthday. AndrewDavidScott76
Discuss Audrey Hepburn on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page