Edda Kathleen van Heemstra Hepburn-Rusten, the name of her complete name, but she was more popular with the name Audrey Hepburn. The woman born in Brussels, Belgium, May 4, 1929, was known as an actress, model star and humanitarian activist.
Growing up under the laws of Nazi rule in Arnhem, Netherlands during World War II, Hepburn tried to remain as a ballerina, before becoming an actress.
Her famous acting was first shown at a theater show titled GIGI (1951). Two years later, through the film ROMAN HOLIDAY (1953), where she acted as Princess Ann, delivering herself to the Best Actress Academy Awards. Besides that, during 1950-1960 Hepburn was also nominated for more than four Academy Award nominations, through the film SABRINA, THE NUN’S STORY, BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S and WAIT UNTIL DARK.
In addition to the award above, Hepburn has also received numerous awards from his Emmy Awards, Tony Awards, Golden Globe Awards, BAFTA Awards, and Grammy Awards. Including the award of ‘the inaugural’ The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award (1993) issued by Oscar for her services in the field of humanity.
From 1988 until her death on January 20, 1993, Hepburn devoted herself to being an ambassador for Unicef, which later aroused the committee’s Presidential Medal of Freedom to award his service.