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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 21 wins & 39 nominations. See more awards »

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LP soundtrack, "Funny Face", includes several vocals by her. Later re-issued on CD. See more »

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6 Biographical Movies | 25 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 21 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 72 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it. See more »


Died on January 20, 1993, the day of Bill Clinton's first inauguration as President of the United States and the 67th birthday of Patricia Neal. They starred together in Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961). See more »


Often played classy High Society women. See more »


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