Born audrey kathleen ruston in brussels, belgium, she was the only child of joseph hepburn-ruston, an irish banker, and baroness ella van. Geraldine bedell discovers a new biography that tells the fascinating story of audrey hepburn's rise from wartime waif to celebrated actress and style icon. Read before audrey hepburn got famous from the story audrey hepburn biography by naomid02 with 468 reads actress, lovemyreaders, audreyhepburn. As a library student, i have access to academic book review sites i started my search at ebsco academic search complete which is a database that my library . On this day in 1929, edda van heemstra hepburn-ruston--who will one day be better known to legions of film fans as audrey hepburn--is born near brussels,.
Buy audrey hepburn: a biography new ed by barry paris (isbn: 9780752815404) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible. The only daughter of a dutch aristocrat and her anglo-irish husband, audrey was born in brussels on may 4, 1929, and from an early age. Audrey hepburn was a british actress, model, dancer and humanitarian she is recognised as a film and fashion icon, who was active during.
In 1952, hepburn was engaged to the young james hanson, whom she had at a cocktail party hosted by gregory peck, hepburn met american actor mel. Actress, fashion icon, and philanthropist audrey hepburn was born on may 4, 1929, in brussels, belgium at age 22, she starred in the. On many occasions, she was approached to pen her autobiography, the definitive book of audrey hepburn, yet she never agreed a beloved icon who found.
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Hepburn, audreynationality: british born: edda van heemstra hepburn- ruston in brussels, belgium, 4 may 1929, to a british father and dutch mother. Audrey hepburn biography - british actress and humanitarian hepburn starred in classic films, such as roman holiday and breakfast at tiffany's. Audrey hepburn was petite and beautiful - a fashion icon and a talented actress but not everyone knows that she survived starvation and danger as a.
Harris ( lucy & desi ) has uncovered new material about hepburn's background, including her intensely close relationship with her mother, a dutch baroness,. Ten years after his mother's death, the elder son of audrey hepburn is still the only child of his mother's first marriage - to actor and director. Born: may 4, 1929 brussels, belgium died: january 20, 1993 tolocbenaz, switzerland belgian-born british/swiss actress and humanitarian audrey hepburn.
Track audrey hepburn's style history - from her breakout role in roman holiday to muse of givenchy see audrey hepburn's style evolution. 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. Belgian-born actor audrey hepburn holds the hand of american actor gregory (paramount pictures / getty) william wyler's enchanting.