Audrey Hepburn

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Audrey Hepburn
She was a role model, an award-winning actress, later a fashion and cultural icon, daughter, and the only child, of a wealthy English banker and a Dutch baroness.
She was born on May 4th, 1929 in Brussels, Belgium, and actually she was blue-blood from the beginning. After the divorce of her parents, she and her mother went to London. In London she went to a private girls school, but later, after her mother moved back to the Netherlands, she suffered from a depression and malnutrition because of the hard times during the Nazi occupation.
After the long awaited liberation, Audrey went to a famous and big ballet school located in London, and later on began a modeling career. Her life as a model was graceful and sometimes it seemed like she had found her niche in life. She was beautiful and she became a symbol of style, class and elegance – raising everything she touched.
While during a model job, a producer spotted her, and she was fast signed to be a part of a new world – the acting-world. Later she had a speaking role in the film Young Wives’ tale, but it was not a big role. She wanted more. She wanted something greater, and at the age of 22 she headed to New York to try her luck over there.
She fast gained her enormous popularity, and finally she reached her breakthrough.
In her role in “Roman Holiday”, she became very famous, and loved by the audience, but also by the young people, and especially the female part. She also received an Oscar as Best Actress after the smashing success, “Roman Holiday”, and that gained her enormous success and more plum roles.
But she did not only become an amazing actress, she also became a big role model, because of her innocence personality, her curve-less body; her innocent beauty and her sense of fashion. She was unlike the sex-goddesses of the time with lots of curves and sex appeal.
The smashing success…...

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