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The waifish star and muse of Givenchy, Audrey Hepburn could be quite the sage as well, turning out insightful phrases about working hard, living well and aging gracefully. Her simple, cautiously optimistic approach to life came as a result of her childhood in occupied Holland during World War II.

The daughter of Baroness Ella van Heemstra Hepburn-Ruston, Audrey left Amsterdam for London as a teen to study ballet. Her dance aspirations morphed into a Hollywood career.

“Be genuine,” “Live without regret” “Listen well” and “Get plenty of vitamin C”.

Audrey ate what she wanted but still watched her figure, and devoted herself to global causes without becoming political.

“Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book and remembering— because you can’t take it all in at once.” Audrey Hepburn

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    ©The Creative ...over 2 years ago

  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darover 2 years ago

    Magical collection

  • thank you :)

    The waifish star and muse of Givenchy, Audrey Hepburn could be quite the sage as well, turning out insightful phrases about working hard, living well and aging gracefully. Her simple, cautiously optimistic approach to life came as a result of her childhood in occupied Holland during World War II.

    The daughter of Baroness Ella van Heemstra Hepburn-Ruston, Audrey left Amsterdam for London as a teen to study ballet. Her dance aspirations morphed into a Hollywood career.

    “Be genuine,” “Live without regret” “Listen well” and “Get plenty of vitamin C”.

    Audrey ate what she wanted but still watched her figure, and devoted herself to global causes without becoming political.

    “Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book and remembering— because you can’t take it all in at once.” Audrey Hepburn

    – ©The Creative Minds

  • ©The Creative  Minds
    ©The Creative ...over 2 years ago

    Audrey Hepburn was born on May 4, 1929 in Brussels, Belgium. She really was blue-blood from the beginning with her father, a wealthy English banker, and her mother, a Dutch baroness. After her parents divorced, Audrey went to London with her mother where she went to a private girls school. Later, when her mother moved back to the Netherlands, she attended private schools as well.

    While vacationing with her mother in Arnhem, Holland, Hitler’s army took over the town. It was here that she fell on hard times during the Nazi occupation. Audrey suffered from depression and malnutrition. After the liberation, Audrey went to a ballet school in London on a scholarship and later began a modeling career. As a model, she was graceful and, it seemed, she had found her niche in life – until the film producers came calling. After being spotted modeling by a producer, she was signed to a bit part in the European film Nederlands in 7 lessen in 1948. Later, she had a speaking role in the 1951 film, Mit Küchenbenutzung as Eve Lester. The part still wasn’t much, so she headed to America to try her luck there. Audrey gained immediate prominence in the US with her role in Roman Holiday in 1953. This film turned out to be a smashing success as she won an Oscar as Best Actress. This gained her enormous popularity and more plum roles. One of the reasons for her popularity was the fact that she was so elf-like and had class, unlike the sex-goddesses of the time. Roman Holiday was followed by another similarly wonderful performance in the 1957 classic Das rosarote Mannequin and Sabrina in 1954, for which she received another Academy nomination, and Ariane – Love in the Afternoon in 1957, also garnered rave reviews. In 1959, she received yet another nomination for her role in The Story of a Nun. Audrey reached the pinnacle of her career when she played Holly Golightly in the delightful film Breakfast at Tiffanys’ in 1961. For this she received another nomination. She scored commercial success again in the espionage caper Charade in 1963. One of Audrey’s most radiant roles was in the fine production of My Fair Lady in 1964. Her co-star, Rex Harrison, once was asked to identify his favorite leading lady. Without hesitation, he replied, “Audrey Hepburn in ‘My Fair Lady.’” After a couple of other movies, most notably Two for the road, she hit pay dirt and another nomination in 1967’s Wait until dark. By the end of the sixties, after her divorce from actor Mel Ferrer, Audrey decided to retire while she was on top. Later she married Dr. Andrea Dotti. From time to time, she would appear on the silver screen. One film of note was Robin and Marian with Sean Connery in 1976. In 1988, Audrey became a special ambassador to the United Nations UNICEF fund helping children in Latin America and Africa, a position she retained until 1993. She was named to People’s magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world. Her last film was Always in 1989.

    Audrey Hepburn died on January 20, 1993 in Tolochnaz, Switzerland, from appendicular cancer.

    She had made a total of 31 high quality movies.

    Her elegance and style will always be remembered in film history as evidenced by her being named in Empire magazine’s “The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time.”

  • Francis1
    Francis1over 2 years ago

    Fantastic Collage, Video, & Presentation. So naturally Beautiful Francis x

  • thanks :)

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