A review in Variety said "Audrey Hepburn has her most demanding film role, and she gives her finest performance." Following that stellar performance, she went on to star in the John Huston-directed western (1961), which was based on a novella by Truman Capote.She played a seemingly lighthearted, but ultimately troubled New York City party girl who gets involved with a struggling writer played by George Peppard.Two years later, she starred in the film Born on May 4, 1929, in Brussels, Belgium, Audrey Hepburn was a talented performer known for her beauty, elegance and grace.Often imitated, she remains one of Hollywood's greatest style icons.Lured by a free trip to Paris, the clerk becomes a beautiful model.Hepburn’s clothes for the film were designed by Hubert de Givenchy, one of her close friends.In her later years, acting took a back seat to her work on behalf of children.
This film brought her a fifth Academy Award nomination.
Hepburn received her fourth Academy Award nomination for her work on the film.
(1964), she went through one of the most famous metamorphoses of all time.
A native of Brussels, Hepburn spent part of her youth in England at a boarding school there.
During much of World War II, she studied at the Arnhem Conservatory in The Netherlands.
With her lithe and lean frame, Hepburn made a convincing sprite in this sad story about love found and lost.