When it comes to Hollywood’s golden age, no one can stop thinking about Audrey Hepburn. People still remember her as a film and fashion icon. She has won the hearts of people with her outstanding acting in a number of movies. Some of the most popular Audrey Hepburn movies are Roman Holiday, Charade, The Children’s Hour, The Nun’s Story, Funny Face, Love in the Afternoon etc. She also won various awards for such super hit movies. Not only acting, but she was also famous because of her elegant beauty, wide, brown eyes and delicate figure.
The original name of this famous British actress is Audrey Kathleen Ruston. She was born on May 4, 1929. She started her career with a European movie Dutch in Seven Lessons in 1948. She appeared as a delicate adolescent in almost all movies till her last one, Always. She worked in all types of movie, and won an Oscar for Roman Holiday in 1953. To know more about this iconic celebrity, go through a list of some of her most famous movies mentioned below.
1. Roman Holiday:
Directed By: William Wyler
Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert
Released On: August 27, 1953
Box Office: $12,000,000
Story: In this movie, Audrey Hepburn played the role of a princess, Anne. One day, when she gets bored and shattered, she leaves her country’s embassy, and falls asleep on a pubic bench. There she meets a news reporter Joe Bradley (Gregory Peck), who doesn’t recognize her. During the course, they fall in love with each other. Audrey Hepburn won an Oscar and an Academy Award for Best Actress for her outstanding performance in the movie in 1953.
Directed By: Stanley Donne
Starring: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn
Released On: December 5, 1963
Box Office: $13,474,588
Story: In this movie, Regina Lambert (Audrey Hepburn) is about to divorce her husband who was charged with a case of stealing $250,000 in gold during
World War 2. However he was murdered by someone and everyone suspects Regina for stealing money. Thus begins an elaborate charade in which nothing is what it seems to be. It is a universal picture depicting suspense thriller, romance and comedy.
3. Wait Until Dark:
Directed By: Terence Young
Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna
Released On: October 6, 1967
Box Office: $17,550,741
Story: In this movie, Audrey played the role of a young blind woman, Susy. Harry, who was a smuggler murders a woman, and leaves the body in Susie’s apartment. He along with his associates makes a plan to track the doll that contains drugs. It was kept in Susie’s apartment, and thus they follow her to get it. Hepburn was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. The film is ranked 55 on AFI’s 2001 100 Years 100 Thrills list, and its climax is ranked tenth on Bravo’s 100 Scariest Movie Moments.
4. My Fair Lady:
Directed By: George Cukor
Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde White, Gladys Cooper, Jeremy Brett
Released On: October 21, 1964
Box Office: $ 72,000,000
Story: The story of this movie is based on the trick of Prof. Henry Higgins who takes a bet from Pickering to transform a flower girl in the street into a royal lady. After some hesitation, Eliza agrees to become their test case. Higgins succeeds in doing this magic. But when Higgins takes all the credit while ignoring Eliza, she leaves him. Suddenly, Higgins starts feeling that he can’t live without her.
5. Breakfast at Tiffany’s:
Directed By: Blake Edwards
Starring: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen
Released On: October 5, 1961
Box Office: $14,000,000
Story: It is a story of Paul and Holly. When Paul moves to a new apartment, she meets Holly, her neighbor. He is confused and fascinated with her lifestyle. When she goes out, she flies through parties with a sexy, sophisticated air, but when they are alone, she changes into a sweetly vulnerable bundle of complexes. In 2012, the movie was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
Directed By: BilyWildre
Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, William Holden
Released On: September 9, 1954
Box Office: $4 million
Story: It is a story of three people Linus, David and Sabrina. Linus is a responsible and busy businessman, while David is a playful boy, who spends time in entertaining, marrying and divorcing. He falls in love with their chauffeur’s daughter, Sabrina. When she returns from Paris, she looks more beautiful and pretty than before. She falls in love with Linus, and she finds that Linus is also falling in love with her.
7. The Children’s Hour:
Directed By: William Wyler
Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner
Released On: December 19, 1961
Box Office: $3 million
Story: It is a story of two friends Karen and Martha. Both were mistresses in a renowned private school. A child in their school spreads a rumor that both the teachers are lesbians. He says that Maratha is jealous of Karen’s affair with Dr. Joe Cardin. Both teachers had to face a lot of difficulties, and Dr. Joe was suspended from the hospital. It becomes a headline of the national newspapers.