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Audrey Hepburn

(1929-1993), Actress

Sitter in 46 portraits
The Belgian-born actress trained in ballet in Amsterdam and made her London stage debut in 1948 in the chorus for High Button Shoes. On Colette's recommendation she made her first appearance on Broadway in Gigi in 1951. She played small parts in English films before Hollywood stardom made her chic, gamine style a byword for fashion in the 1950s. Her grace, charm and pencil-slim looks made her famous in films such as Roman Holiday (1953, for which she won an Academy Award), Funny Face (1957), The Nun's Story (1959), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) and My Fair Lady (1964).

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Audrey Hepburn, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14033

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide fibre print, 1963
NPG x14033

Audrey Hepburn, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40168

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40168

Audrey Hepburn, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40178

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40178

Audrey Hepburn, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40172

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40172

Audrey Hepburn with her dog Assam of Assam, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40176

Audrey Hepburn with her dog Assam of Assam

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, September 1963
NPG x40176

Audrey Hepburn, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40164

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40164

Audrey Hepburn, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40173

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40173

Audrey Hepburn, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40175

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40175

Audrey Hepburn, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40174

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40174

Audrey Hepburn, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40163

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40163

Audrey Hepburn, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40171

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40171

Audrey Hepburn, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40166

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40166

Audrey Hepburn, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x126377

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x126377

William Wyler; Audrey Hepburn, by Terry O'Neill - NPG x126132

William Wyler; Audrey Hepburn

by Terry O'Neill
bromide fibre print, 1966
NPG x126132

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Audrey Hepburn

by George Douglas
bromide fibre print, March 1952
NPG x199655

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