Audrey Hepburn Quotes (Author of Audrey Hepburns Enchanted Tales)
Audrey Hepburn was an actress, fashion icon, and philanthropist who was born in Belgium. At age 22, she starred in the Broadway production of Gigi. Two years later, she starred in the film Roman Holiday with Gregory Peck. In , she set new fashion standards as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's. In her later years, acting took a back seat to her work on behalf of children. Born on May 4, , in Brussels, Belgium, Audrey Hepburn was a talented performer known for her beauty, elegance and grace. Often imitated, she remains one of Hollywood's greatest style icons.
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Recognised as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age. In Amsterdam , she studied ballet with Sonia Gaskell. She moved to London in , where she continued her ballet training with Marie Rambert. She began performing as a chorus girl in West End musical theatre productions. Following minor appearances in several films, Hepburn starred in the Broadway play Gigi after being spotted by French novelist Colette , on whose work the play was based. She had contributed to the organisation since , then worked in some of the poorest communities of Africa, South America, and Asia between and