Early life family and early childhood (1929–1938) audrey hepburn was born audrey kathleen ruston or edda kathleen hepburn-ruston on 4 may 1929 at number 48 rue keyenveld in ixelles, brussels, belgium her father, joseph victor anthony ruston (21 november 1889 – 16 october 1980), was a british subject born in auschitz, bohemia, austria-hungary. Celebrity biographer spoto (the art of alfred hitchcock) offers a sparkling, fawning life of the european gamine whom america took to instantly with her 1953 debut in roman holidayhepburn (1929. The beauty and elegance of audrey hepburn was almost too good to be true her classy yet bold sense of style made her one of hollywood's greatest fashion icons not only did she grace the stages of film and theater, but her glamor extended into real life as well, where she was a role model and. Enchantment: the life of audrey hepburn by donald spoto while her name is synonymous with elegance, style and grace, this poignant, funny and deeply moving biography, reveals the private audrey hepburn and invites readers to fall in love with her all over again.
Video reveals surprising facts about audrey hepburn, including her life during world war ii and helping to resist nazi control. Audrey hepburn is an icon for more reasons than one not only was she a gifted, oscar-winning actress and dedicated philanthropist, but she also inspired generations of young women with her. Her name is synonymous with elegance, style and grace over the course of her extraordinary life and career, audrey hepburn captured hearts around the world and created a public image that stands as one of the most recognizable and beloved in recent memory. Actress, fashion icon, and philanthropist audrey hepburn was born on may 4, 1929, in brussels, belgium at age 22, she starred in the broadway production of gigi.
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Audrey hepburn would have celebrated her 86th birthday on may 4th the actress was only 63 years old when she died of cancer in 1993, but she packed more living into her time on earth than most. Audrey hepburn auction offers rare glimpse into life of the secretive star written by nick glass, cnn twenty-four years after her death, why is audrey hepburn -- perhaps more than any other 20th. Free shipping on all us orders over $10 overview her name is synonymous with elegance, style and grace over the course of her extraordinary life and career, audrey hepburn captured hearts around the world and created a public image that stands as one of the most recognizable and beloved in recent memory. Audrey hepburn on the cover of life magazine, december 7, 1953 mark shaw—life magazine liz ronk, who edited this gallery, is the photo editor for lifecom follow her on twitter @lizabethronk.
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Haunted by her parent’s broken marriages, audrey hepburn intended her wedded life to be a successful one her goal, even the start of her career, was to retire from hollywood at a young age and fulfill her dream of motherhood. Biographic made-for-tv movie of the life of one of hollywood's most famous actreses: audrey hepburn, spaning from her early childhood to the 1960's which details her life as dutch overachieving ballerina, coming to grips with her parents divorce and enduring five hard years of living in nazi occupied holland during world war ii. Audrey hepburn was born on may 4, 1929 in ixelles, brussels, belgium she was a blue-blood and a cosmopolitan from birth her mother, baroness ella van heemstra, was of a dutch descent, and her father, joseph victor anthony hepburn-ruston, was born in úzice, bohemia, and of an english and austrian ancestry after her parents divorced, audrey went to london with her mother where she went to a.