Early life Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Ruston) wasborn on the 4th of May1929 in Brussels,Belgium. She was of Austrian and Englishdescent through her father and of Dutch descent,her mother being a Dutch aristocrat. Because ofher multinational background, Audrey was afluent speaker of English, Dutch, French,Spanish and Italian.
Roman holiday The character of Princess Ann in the Italian-setmovie was the first starring role of her career. Inthe movie she played a princess who, tired of herstrict schedule, decides to run away from thepalace for a day and enjoy the perks of a normallife. While on her journey she meets Ms.Bradley, an American journalist with whom sheends up falling in love. For her role she won anAcademy Award for best leading actress.
Style iconHer ensembles in Roman Holiday by Edith Head
Her iconic role, sunglasses, created by Ray-Ban, anddress, designed by Hubert de Givenchy, from Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Perhaps the greatest fashion film ever to be made inwhich Hepburn starred , yet again her clothes being designed by Givenchy
Audrey went on to live 63 years, dying in 1993.Till this day she remains not only a film icon, but astyle icon as well. She has been placed in theInternational best dressed Hall of Fame list and isconsidered the third greatest female screen legendin the history of American cinema. She will alwaysbe remembered as the beautiful, slim, with anelfish-like face actress that always brought charmand style to her roles.