Audrey Hepburn Essay

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English 9A/period 2
10 December 2013 Audrey Hepburn and how she influenced the world today
I have always loved fashion and beauty. Audrey was the face of the beauty and fashion idustry in the 1950’s to the 1960’s. Audrey has a very unique and Interesting story when it comes to her early life, career and the influence she had on society. Audrey had a very interesting early life. She was born in Brussel Belgium May 4,1929. She was first born with the name of Edda Van Heemshra Hepburn. “In the late 1940’s Audrey trained to be a ballet dancer but turned to fashion modeling”(“Zeff”). Audrey’s early life was very unique and interesting. Audrey was a major picture star or big time actress in the 1950’s to 1960’s. She won an academy award for her portrayal of a young princess in the movie “Roman Holiday”. “She had an easygoing manner while filming” said by one of her co­stars. She starred in many movies such as
Sabrina, War and Peace, Funny Face, My Fair Lady, Breakfast at Tiffanys and How to win a
Million. “Funny Face” was nominated for best costume design (“Hollywood Musicals” 357). All of her success is the reason she was the face of beauty(“Zeff”). Audrey also had a huge influence on society. In her last 25 years of life she did little acting. She

devoted most of her time to charity. She went to many less developed countries to aid hungry children. Audrey then became the special ambassador for the UNICEF. " Many people thought