The Incredible Life Of Audrey Hepburn

May 27, 2022

Audrey Hepburn, about to begin filming for Breakfast At Tiffany's, wears one of the store's most expensive diamond necklaces. New York.

Audrey Hepburn, the petite star of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” lived an epic life that extended far beyond the materialistic desires of fame and fortune. In her youth, she risked her life for the Resistance against the Nazis as they occupied large swaths of Europe during WWII. She obviously excelled in a wide range of pursuits earning an Emmy, Grammy, Tony, and Oscar (EGOT) awards in her lifetime.

However, those grandiose accomplishments never blinded her to more significant work. Hepburn invested so much of her time, money, and energy into humanitarian endeavors that UNICEF erected a statue in her honor at their headquarters. Here are some of the unbelievable highlights of the incomparable Audrey Hepburn.

Thanks to her upbringing Hepburn spoke five languages fluently.

Growing Up Hard

Certainly, one’s childhood plays a vital role in development. So what can you say about an adolescence spent working as an agent for the Dutch Resistance against the Nazai at the age of 14? Her English fluency made her ideal for delivering food to American and British pilots while supplying vital information.