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Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

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Also Known As: Died: January 20, 1993
Born: May 4, 1929 Cause of Death: colon cancer
Birth Place: Brussels, BE Profession: Cast ...
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Grew up in England, moved to the Netherlands after her parents separated
1940:
Trapped in the Netherlands when Nazis invaded
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Acted as courier and performed in underground concerts to raise funds for the Dutch Resistance during WWII
1948:
First film appearance as a stewardess in semi-travelogue, "Nederland in Lessen/Dutch at the Double" (as Edda Hepburn)
1948:
Moved to London on ballet scholarship to study with Marie Rambert; changed name to Audrey Hepburn
1949:
London stage debut in chorus of "High Button Shoes"
1951:
First British film, "One Wild Oat" (as extra)
1951:
Broadway debut in title role of "Gigi"
1952:
Made US TV debut in a guest spot on the "CBS Television Workshop" before she became a major star in this country
1953:
First starring film role in "Roman Holiday"; becomes international star
1954:
Returned to Broadway to star in "Ondine"
1957:
TV debut in "Mayerling" (Producers Showcase) opposite then-husband Mel Ferrer
1957:
Played leading role in film musical "Funny Face" opposite Fred Astaire
1964:
Played Eliza Doolittle in "My Fair Lady", one of the biggest boxoffice hits of her film career, the adaptation of Lerner and Loewe's Broadway musical hit revamp of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion"
1964:
Moved to Switzerland
1967:
Last film for nine years, "Wait Until Dark"
1970:
Made a guest star appearance on the CBS Christmastime special saluting children worldwide, "A World of Love", hosted by Shirley MacLaine and Bill Cosby
1976:
Resumed acting after nine-year absence in "Robin and Marian"
1987:
US TV-movie debut, "Love Among Thieves", also starred Robert Wagner and Jerry Orbach; first US TV acting work in 30 years since adaptation of "Mayerling"
1988:
Named official spokesperson for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
1989:
Final film role as Hap, an angel, in Steven Spielberg's "Always"
1991:
Honored with a Gala Tribute by the Film Society of Lincoln Center
1992:
Underwent surgery for colon cancer in Los Angeles
1993:
Was the subject of a special commemorative issue of PEOPLE
1993:
Album entitled "Music from the Films of Audrey Hepburn" released

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