Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn (4 May 1929 – 20 January 1993) was a British actress and humanitarian. (1929-05-04)(1993-01-20)

Soon after Hepburn's final film role, she was appointed goodwill ambassador to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Grateful for her own good fortune after enduring the German occupation as a child, she dedicated the remainder of her life to helping impoverished children in the poorest nations. Hepburn's travels were made easier by her wide knowledge of languages; she spoke seven languages fluently, including French, Italian, Spanish, English, Dutch, and German.

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