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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 »

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TV commercial using her dance sequence from Funny Face (1957) for The Gap (archive footage). See more »

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6 Biographical Movies | 26 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 21 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 72 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people's minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing. See more »


Hepburn was offered the role of a Japanese bride opposite Marlon Brando in Sayonara (1957) but turned it down. She later explained that she "couldn't possibly play an Oriental. No one would believe me; they'd laugh. It's a lovely script, however, I know what I can and can't do. And if you did persuade me, you would regret it, because I would be terrible". See more »


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


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