Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

Born Audrey Kathleen Ruston, Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian, recognized as a film and fashion icon.

Famous Facts

  • She rose to stardom after playing the lead role in Roman Holiday (1953), for which she was the first actress to win an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award for a single performance.
  • Audrey is a member of the EGOT club. One of 15 in the world, she's earned herself an EMMY, GRAMMY, Academy Award and TONY Award throughout her career.
  • Hepburn appeared in fewer films as her life went on, devoting much of her later life to UNICEF. She had contributed to the organisation since 1954, then worked in some of the poorest communities of Africa, South America, and Asia

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.

Audrey Hepburn