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21 Tragic Facts How Audrey Hepburn Went From Secret Resistance Messenger to Hollywood Golden Girl

By Andrew Alpin, 23 April 2018


16She Turned To Acting

Acting was a problem initially because she never got any roles despite of several auditions “I was asked to act when I couldn’t act and dance when I couldn’t dance and do all the things I wasn’t prepared for, then I tired like mad to cope with it” 

She Turned To Acting

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17Her Very First Major Role Won An Oscar

In her first major role in Roman Holiday, she won an Oscar for best-supporting actress. 

Audrey_Hepburn Won An Oscar

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18She Has Achieved the Grand Slam of Hollywood


She is only one of 12 artists to have won a Grammy, Emmy Oscar and Tony. 

Audrey-Hepburn Grand Slam of Hollywood

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19Her Style At Breakfast At Tiffany’s Is A Fashion Icon Even Today

Her fashion style in the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s has become an iconic symbol of style and sophistication and still very much in vogue today.

Her Style At Breakfast At Tiffany

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20When She Retired From Acting She Became A UN Ambassador To Help War Victims

Audrey Joined UN as an ambassador where she worked with malnourished children in countries like Somalia.

Audrey worked for malnourished children Somalia

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21Nothing Is Impossible


Nothing is impossible. Audrey Hepburn has shown how life can get you down but if you try hard enough nothing is impossible. In her own words “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible”. Audrey Hepburn passed away in her sleep at the age of 63 after fighting a rare form of abdominal cancer. Gregory Peck recited her favorite poem on camera after her death. It was “Unending love” by Rabindranath Tagore.

 Nothing Is Impossible

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