Audrey Hepburn; born Audrey Kathleen Ruston; 4 May 1929 – 20 January 1993 was a British actress. Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age. Born in Ixelles, a district of Brussels, Hepburn spent her childhood between Belgium, England and the Netherlands. She moved to London in 1948 performing as a chorus girl in West End musical theatre productions.

Following minor appearances in several films, Hepburn starred in the 1951 Broadway play Gigi. She shot to stardom for playing the lead role in Roman Holiday (1953), for which she was the first actress to win an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award for a single performance. The same year Hepburn won a Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play for her performance in Ondine. She went on to star in a number of successful films, such as Sabrina (1954), The Nun's Story (1959), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), Charade (1963), My Fair Lady (1964) and Wait Until Dark (1967),

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