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"),...
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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It's that wonderful old-fashioned idea that others come first and you come second. This was the whole ethic by which I was brought up. Others matter more than you do, so 'don't fuss, dear; get on with it.'
Was fluent in English, Dutch, Spanish, French, and Italian. She was raised bilingually; speaking English and Dutch (resulting in her unique accent). Throughout her life, she used multilingualism to great advantage with international press in both her careers as an actress and humanitarian.
Often cast opposite leading men who were considerably older than she was.
Edda van Heemstra