Timetoast Project Instruction Project #9b- Audrey Hepburn

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In Film
  • Birth and Early Childhood

    Birth and Early Childhood
    Audrey Hepburn was born in Brussels, Belgium. During her early childhood, Hepburn spent most of her childhood in England at a bording school.
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    Audrey Hepborn's Life

  • A little girls dream.

    A little girls dream.
    On her 16th birthday her dance teacher recommended that Audrey should accept the offer as a student of Sonia Gaskell and the The Balletstudio 45. At age 22, she starred in the Broadway production of Gigi.
  • Just the Beginning.

    Just the Beginning.
    Audrey was offered a small part in th European film, Dutch in Seven Lessons.
  • Not big enough.

    Not big enough.
    After having a speaking role in the film Young Wives' Tale, Audrey set off to America.
  • America's star.

    America's star.
    At the age of 24, she performed in the film Roman Holiday with Gregory Peck.
  • Second Movie

    Second Movie
    Playing in the movie Sabrina, Hepburn earned her an Academy Award nomination for her work on this bittersweet romantic comedy.
  • Awards!!

    Awards!!
    Won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance in Ondine with Mel Ferrer.
  • 3rd Movie

    3rd Movie
    Dance lessons payed off by allowing Audrey, in the musical Funny Face.
  • Reach for the stars.

    Reach for the stars.
    In 1957, Audrey received rave reviews from the film Love in the Afternoon. Two years later she received another nomination for her role in The Nun's Story
  • The film that's known best.

    The film that's known best.
    She set new fashion standards as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's.
  • Reaching the top.

    Reaching the top.
    Audrey's most radiant roles was in the production My Fair Lady. By the end of the 60's, Audrey retired from film but occasionaly appeared in films.
  • Never stopped working.

    Never stopped working.
    Audrey became a special ambassador to the United Nations UNICEF fund helping children in Latin America and Africa. Hepburn tried to raise awareness about children in need. She understood too well what it was like to go hungry from her days in The Netherlands during the German Occupation.
  • Last Film

    Last Film
    Audrey's last film was Always.
  • The End of something great.

    The End of something great.
    Audrey died at the age of 64 from colon cancer. She won an Academy Award for her humanitarian work but did not live long enough to receive it. She made 31 movies. Her elegance and style will always be remembered in film history. Empire magazine named her "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time."