May 4, 1929
January 20, 1993
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm tall
33-24-34 in | 84-61-86 cm
54 kg | 119 pounds
10.5 US | 41 EU
Audrey Hepburn was born in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium, on May 4, 1929, was an British actress.
Young Audrey Hepburn first started performing as a ballerina and chorus girl in the West End musical theatre productions.
She made her big screen debut in the Dutch black and white movie Dutch in Seven Lessons (1948) in a role as air stewardess.
Her breakthrough performance came as a royal princess Ann in romantic comedy film Roman Holiday (1953).
She made her Broadway debut in a play "Gigi" (1951) in role as Gigi.
She won a Tony Award for Best Lead Actress for her role as Ondine in a play "Ondine" (1953).
She won the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as a royal princess Ann in romantic comedy film Roman Holiday (1953).
She was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actress for her performances in films:
Sabrina (1954) romantic comedy drama in role as Sabrina Fairchild
The Nun's Story (1959) drama in role as Sister Luke (Gabrielle "Gaby" Van Der Mal), for which she won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) romantic comedy in role as Holly Golightly / Lula Mae Barnes
Wait Until Dark (1967) thriller in role as Susy Hendrix
She won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Comedy or Musical for her performance as Regina "Reggie" Lampert in romantic comedy mystery film Charade (1963).
She was nominated for the BAFTA Film Award for Best British Actress for her role as Natasha Rostova in epic historical drama film War and Peace (1956).
She was nominated for the Bambi Award for Best Actress - International for her role as Jo Stockton in musical romantic comedy movie Funny Face (1957).
She won the David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Actress and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Comedy or Musical for her role as Eliza Doolittle in musical comedy drama movie My Fair Lady (1964).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Comedy or Musical for her performance as Joanna Wallace in romantic comedy drama film Two for the Road (1967).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Comedy or Musical for her performance as Ariane Chavasse in romantic comedy film Love in the Afternoon (1957).
The Unforgiven (1960) Western opposite Burt Lancaster and Audie Murphy
How to Steal a Million (1966) heist comedy opposite Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach and Hugh Griffith
Robin and Marian (1976) romantic adventure opposite Sean Connery, Robert Shaw and Richard Harris
She posthumously received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement – Informational Programming for hosting documentary television series Gardens of the World with Audrey Hepburn (1993).
She studied ballet under Sonia Gaskell and Marie Rambert.
Attended the Arnhem Conservatory (1939-1945).
She received the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1990.
Received a Special Tony Award in 1968.
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 1652 Vine Street, in 1960.
She was fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy's muse.
Was good friends with Eva Gabor.
She won the Henrietta Award for World Film Favorite - Female in 1955.
She won the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 1993.
Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in recognition of her work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1992.
Was close friends with Gregory Peck and Ben Gazzara.
Hepburn died on January 20, 1993, Tolochenaz, Switzerland, at the age of 63.
She was married to:
Mel Ferrer (1954-1968), they had a son, Sean Hepburn Ferrer
Andrea Dotti (1969-1982), they had a son, Luca Dotti
She was engaged to James Hanson (1952-1953).