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Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993), Actress

Sitter in 44 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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P1295

Audrey Hepburn

by Angus McBean
vintage bromide print, October 1950
NPG P1295

x25145

Audrey Hepburn

by Angus McBean
bromide print, 1950
NPG x25145

x85783

Audrey Hepburn

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, circa 1952
NPG x85783

x40179

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, March 1954
NPG x40179

x40177

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1954
NPG x40177

x40181

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
vintage bromide print, March 1954
NPG x40181

x30114

Audrey Hepburn

by Norman Parkinson
bromide fibre print, 1955
NPG x30114

x14103

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1960
NPG x14103

x40182

Audrey Hepburn; Melchior Gaston ('Mel') Ferrer

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, January 1960
NPG x40182

x131416

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x131416

x40170

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40170

x40165

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40165

x40169

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40169

x40512

Cecil Beaton; Audrey Hepburn

by Unknown photographer
bromide fibre print, 1963
NPG x40512

x40167

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40167

x14016

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide fibre print, 1963
NPG x14016

x14033

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide fibre print, 1963
NPG x14033

x40168

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40168

x40178

Audrey Hepburn

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1963
NPG x40178