Learn Your Hollywood Starlets

Audrey Hepburn

May 4th, 1929 (Taurus)
Occupation: Stage and Film actress, UNICEF ambassador
Shares a birthday with Katherine Jackson, Kimora Lee Simmons
Origins: Ixelles, Belgium & The Netherlands
Stage debut: Chorus Girl in High Button Shoes
First feature film: One Wild Oat (1951)
First Award: Tony Award for Best Actress in 1954 for Ondine
Notable movies: Sabrina, Roman Holiday, Funny Face, The Nun’s Story, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, My Fair Lady, Always (last screen role)
Children: Sean, Luca
Date of Death: January 20th, 1993
Interesting facts: Audrey was the muse for designer Givenchey. She was formally trained in ballet but only made two musicals her entire career. She was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George H. Bush. She was nominated for five academy awards but only won one for her performance in Roman Holiday, in which she had no prior acting experience. Audrey spoke five languages: English, Dutch, Spanish, French and Italian. In My Fair Lady, she wasn’t actually singing – another woman’s voice was dubbed in place of hers.

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