Audrey Hepburn was considered one of the most glamorous actresses of all time. With her good looks and dainty appearance, she was also seen as a big fashion icon. Learn more about her on this edition of Fast Facts.
Audrey Hepburn was born in Brussels in 1929 to a Dutch mother and British father. She had quite a difficult childhood as she was sent to a boarding school in England at the age of 5 and a year later, her father walked out on their family. After the first World War, Hepburn moved to Amsterdam where she enrolled in ballet lessons. After some years, she travelled to London to further pursue her ballet education. Fast forward to a few years later, she was spotted by a talent scout and that paved the way for her to get some minor film roles. Fast forward to a few years later, when she was spotted by a talent scout, paving the way for some minor film roles.
Audrey Hepburn became a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF in 1988.
As a child, she dreamt of being a prima ballerina.
She was a trained dental assistant before she was an actress.
Audrey Hepburn was a distant relative of King George III of England.
Audrey Hepburn was fluent in 5 languages: English, Spanish, French, Dutch, and Italian.
She had always been conscious of her feet, which were size 10.
In her biography, it said that she told herself that she would never go over 103 lbs. unless the weight gain was due to pregnancy. She was able to maintain this goal.
In 1990, a breed of Tulip was named after her.
Audrey Hepburn won an Oscar, a Tony, an Emmy, and a Grammy. She is one of few entertainers who have won all 4 major entertainment awards.
Hubert de Givenchy of The House of Givenchy made the perfume L’Interdit for Audrey Hepburn’s personal use. She was the only one who used the perfume for a couple of years until it was finally released to the public in the 1960’s.
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