Audrey Hepurn Project by sofia Posadas

Audrey Hepburn is best known for her career as an actress. She is "one of Hollywood's greatest style icons and one of the world's most successful actresses", according to She is best known for starring in Breakfast at Tiffany's in 1961, and other films such as Roman Holiday in 1953 and My Fair Lady in 1964. She was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1954 for her appearance in Roman Holiday. She also won the titles of Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, BAFTA Award for Best British Actress, and more.

Miss Hepburn is also known for being a style icon. She was listed on Vanity Fair's International Best Dressed Hall of Fame in 1961 for her "classic, chic style". Audrey is also known for her hairstyles, and she was the first lady to polish the bun and bangs to perfection. Some of her iconic pieces are her cropped pant and ballet slippers. "Women have modeled full wardrobes after her for ages!" says

Once Audrey Hepburn finished her acting career, she decided to focus on a completely other career: a career as a humanitarian. For the last five years of her life, Hepburn became a Special Ambassador for the United Nation's Children's Fund, starting in 1988. Her journey started in the fall of 1987. Audrey was invited to dedicate an international music festival "to the world's children" in Macao. Just by chance, the funds raised were going to UNICEF. Audrey suggested, "Isn't there something more I can do for UNICEF?"

She first made her way to Ethiopia, next to Turkey, then South America, Central America and Mexico, Sudan, Bangladesh and Thailand, Vietnam, and finally, Somalia. There, she used her name for what it was worth and made a change in the world.

Hepburn focused on bringing attention to crucial conditions, like the immunizing against fatal diseases and aiding countries with the resources they need. "We didn't go to her," said Christina Roth, a UNICEF employee, "she came to us. From the moment she signed on, she went into the field, meeting with the starving children whose message of despair she hoped to carry to the rest of the world."

Not only did Audrey win countless awards for her acting career, but she was awarded the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. "There is a moral obligation," she would say, "that those who have should give to those who don't."

Audrey Hepburn receiving the Oscar for Best Actress for her work in Roman Holiday in 1954.

Hepburn sadly passed away in 1993 to Appendix Cancer. She is celebrated by her quote of "Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible!'"

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