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The Life of a Star- Audrey Hepburn

  • Audrey Hepburn was born.

    Audrey Hepburn was born.
    Audrey Hepburn was born in Brussels, Belgium. Given the name Audrey Kathleen Ruston.
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    "I belive in pink, i believe that laughing is the best calorie burner, I belive in kissing, kissing alot, I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong,I believe that happy girls, are the prettiest girls, I believe that tomrrow is anot

  • Audrey is sent to boarding school.

    Audrey is sent to boarding school.
    At age five was sent to a boarding school located in England, for the first time she was separated from her family. Ella (her mother) arranged for Audrey to start ballet lessons in the england countryside. This sparked her passion for music and dance.
  • Audrey’s Father walks out.

     Audrey’s Father walks out.
    Audrey’s father Joseph walks out on the family at age 6. She related this as “the most traumatic event in my life
  • The Start Of Her Career

    The Start Of Her Career
    After the war had ceased, Audrey moved to the city of amsterdam and continued ballet where she met her new dance teacher, Sonia Gaskel. She studied at Ballet Rambert. To support herself she pursued modeling. Rambert soon disapointed Hepurn telling her that her poor nutrition and tallness had come in the way of her dream of becoming a prima ballerina. She had to give up but soon decided to take up a new passion...... acting
  • Her first apperance on the Big Screen

    Her first apperance on the Big Screen
    Audrey first apperance in the industry was in "Dutch in seven Lesson" releasing in 1948. Speaking the language obviously helped her in this film!
  • Her First Main Role

    Her First Main Role
    After casting in minor role positions, Audrey had been casted to play the lead role in Broadway rendition of Gigi. It opened at Fulton theatre and ran for 219 performances. It was even performed in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Although, her first significant performance was in the film, "Secret People" which was release just a year later! In this film she played a ballerina, and did her own dancing.
  • Audreys Engagement

    Audreys Engagement
    James Hanson and Audrey Hepburn were engaged in 1952. Audrey called it "love at first sight." Shortly after being fitted for her wedding dress and deciding on a date the two broke it off. After realising their careers would keep them apart to much.
  • Audrey Hepburn Wins An Oscar

    Audrey Hepburn Wins An Oscar
    Audrey recieved Best Actress for her role in "Roman Holiday." The oscars were held on March 30th.
  • First Marriage

    On September 24th, 1954 Mel Ferrer and Audrey Hepburn married. She said they were unseprable and happy but soon admitted that he had a bad temper. They met at a party hosted by Gregory Peck.
  • Breakfast At Tiffanys.

    Breakfast At Tiffanys.
    A year after having her first child, Audrey was casted to play as Holly Golightly. In breakfast at Tiffanys, audrey became an iconic character in American cinema. This can be described as her most famous role played on the big screen.
  • Audrey Hepburn Second Child

    Audrey Hepburn Second Child
    Just a year after getting remarried to Andrea Dotti they had a child together. Being careful she prevented have a second miscarriage she passed time painting. Her second son was born in Feburary named Luca Dotti.
  • International Goodwill Ambassator

    International Goodwill Ambassator
    Influenced by her time in war, Audrey decided to dedicate the remainder of her life to helping to needy children in poverty-striken countries. Her first mission was to Ethiopia. She was appointed as the UNICEF's International Goodwill Ambassator.
  • Audrey Hepburn Passes Away

    Audrey Hepburn Passes Away
    Her dear friend, Hubert de Givenchy, arranged for Hepburn to be brought to her home in Switzerland from California. He sent a private jet that he had filled with flowers. She died in her home on January 20, 1993.