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Audrey Hepburn

  1. 1. Audrey Hepburn Noskov Andrei 11b
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>Audrey Hepburn </li></ul><ul><li>Early life </li></ul><ul><li>Early career </li></ul><ul><li>Hollywood stardom </li></ul><ul><li>Personal life </li></ul><ul><li>Enduring popularity </li></ul><ul><li>Awards and honours </li></ul><ul><li>Death </li></ul>
  3. 3. Audrey Hepburn ( 1929 – 1993) <ul><li>Was stage actress, fashion icon, and humanitarian. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1999, she was ranked as the third greatest female star of all time. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Early life <ul><li>From 1935 to 1938, Hepburn attended a boarding school for girls in Kent. </li></ul><ul><li>Hepburn attended the Arnhem Conservatory from 1939 to 1945, where she was trained by ballet. By 1944, Hepburn had become a proficient ballerina. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Early career <ul><li>Her acting career started with the educational film Dutch in Seven Lessons. </li></ul><ul><li>Her first significant film performance was in the 1952 film Secret People, in which she played a prodigy ballerina. Naturally, Hepburn did all of her own dancing scenes. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Hollywood stardom <ul><li>By the mid-1950s, Hepburn was not only one of the biggest motion picture stars in Hollywood, but also a major fashion influence. Her gamine and elfin appearance and widely recognized sense of chic were both admired and imitated. In 1955, she was awarded the Golden Globe for World Film Favorite - Female. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Personal life <ul><li>Hepburn married twice, first to American actor Mel Ferrer, and then to an Italian doctor, Andrea Dotti. She had a son with each – Sean in 1960 by Ferrer, and Luca in 1970 by Dotti. </li></ul><ul><li>Hepburn had several pets, including a Yorkshire Terrier named Mr. Famous, who was hit by a car and killed. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Enduring popularity <ul><li>Audrey Hepburn to this day is a beauty and fashion icon. She has often been called one of the most beautiful women of all time. Her fashion styles also continue to be popular among women. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Awards and honours <ul><li>Audrey Hepburn was one of the few people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award. </li></ul><ul><li>In December 1992, one month before her death, Hepburn received the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her work in UNICEF. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The handprints of Audrey Hepburn in front of The Great Movie Ride. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Death <ul><li>On November 1, doctors performed a laparoscopy and discovered abdominal cancer that had spread from her appendix. </li></ul><ul><li>Audrey Hepburn died of the cancer on January 20 1993 , in Tolochenaz, Vaud, Switzerland, and was interred there. She was 63 years old. </li></ul>

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