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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 »

Known For

Filmography

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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:

Images of her as Holly Golightly from Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) are often used in print ads for Tiffany's and Co. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Personal Quote:

[about her "comeback" in 1976] Whatever happens, the most important thing is growing old gracefully. And you can't do that on the cover of a fan magazine. See more »

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Edda van Heemstra

Star Sign:

Taurus

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I don't like her... missnette
Profile pic should be changed DelovelyX
So lovable! tvfranke
Lack of Interviews?Or at least English speaking. robertoahhh
BBC documentary on Audrey luluburke
The best biography of her? robertoahhh
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