Even after she was diagnosed with cancer, Hepburn continued her travel and work for UNICEF. In addition to field work, Hepburn was an eloquent public voice for the organization, testifying before the U.
Hepburn's mother took her to live with relatives in Holland, thinking they would be safer there.
When Hepburn was 24 years old, she starred in her first major U.Next
England had promised to help Poland, which they did by declaring war on Germany.
Director Billy Wilder 1906—2002 signed her up in 1954 for his new film, Sabrina. Money was not an issue; besides her own income, Hepburn lived in Switzerland with Robert Wolders, the wealthy widower of actress Merle Oberon 1911—1979 , for the last twelve years of her life.Next
Impressed with her screen test, the director William Wyler held production on his film Roman Holiday while Hepburn finished her run on Broadway.
The last, Always, featured her in a brief role as an angel.Next
She was nominated her name was put forward for consideration for three other Academy Works on behalf of children After 1967's spooky Wait Until Dark, in which she plays a blind woman being pursued by a killer, Hepburn stopped working for a while.
Hepburn was now highly sought after.Next
Shortly after her divorce, Hepburn met and fell in love with Italian psychiatrist Andrea Dotti.
She studied ballet as a child and moved to London in 1948 to continue her ballet training and work as a chorus girl in West End musical theatre productions.Next
During , the young Audrey and her mother were in the Netherlands when the Nazis invaded that country.
Hepburn continued her work for UNICEF and was named the organization's goodwill ambassador representative in 1988. Hepburn's nationwide exposure in Gigi also brought her to Hollywood's attention.Next
Her father, a banker, deserted the family when she was only eight years old.