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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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Stage: "Gigi" 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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You can even say that I hated myself at certain periods. I was too fat, or maybe too tall, or maybe just plain too ugly ... you can say my definiteness stems from underlying feelings of insecurity and inferiority. I couldn't conquer these feelings by acting indecisive. I found the only way to get the better of them was by adopting a forceful, concentrated drive. See more »

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Is one of twelve actresses to have won the Triple Crown of Acting (an Oscar, Emmy and Tony); the others in chronological order are Helen Hayes, Ingrid Bergman, Shirley Booth, Liza Minnelli, Rita Moreno, Maureen Stapleton, Jessica Tandy, Anne Bancroft, Vanessa Redgrave, Maggie Smith and Ellen Burstyn. See more »

Trademark:

Delicate thin frame See more »

Nickname:

Edda van Heemstra

Star Sign:

Taurus

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