Audrey Hepburn Research Papers

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“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” (Audrey Hepburn). This is a quote from the style icon, actress, and philanthropist, Audrey Hepburn. She was born on May 4, 1929 in the city of Brussels, Belgium. Audrey was the beautiful daughter of an aristocratic Dutch mother, Ella and a businessman father, Joseph (6 Lesser-Known Facts About Audrey Hepburn). Audrey has two brothers, Ian and Arnoud. At one point in time, she was married and had a divorce with Mel Ferrer from 1954-1968 and later Andrea Dotti from 1969-198-. She had two sons from Mel and one from Andrea. She began a relationship with Robert Wolders later in her life (Actress Audrey Hepburn Dies). There has been say that she dated John F. Kennedy, before he was a senator and ultimately a president (6 Lesser-Known Facts About Audrey Hepburn). In her later years, Audrey won many awards for her films. However, during her earlier years, Audrey had controversy during WWII. It left a huge and interesting impact on her family. In WWII, Audrey and her mother were in the Netherlands when the Nazi’s invaded. Sadly, her uncle and cousin were executed and one of her brothers was in a Nazi labor camp (Actress Audrey Hepburn Dies). Ever wonder why Audrey Hepburn was so slim? Nearly starving to death when the Nazi’s cut off food supplies contributed to her slim figure. Audrey did everything she could to…show more content…
She went on to Broadway and then Hollywood. Hepburn wooed Hollywood. She took on a variety of roles. She became an icon. Her poise, elegance, and amazing acting won over everyone’s hearts. Vanity said, in a review of the Nun’s Story, “Audrey Hepburn has her most demanding film role, and she gives her finest performance.” (Audrey Hepburn Biography). Audrey gained many Academy awards and nominations for her films. She earned a Tony Award in 1954 for the play Ondine. She is known mainly for Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Funny Face, My Fair Lady, Roman Holiday, and
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