Audrey Hepburn Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

4th November 2012

Fact: Nicole Kidman channelled screen icon Audrey Hepburn at Australia's Victoria Derby Day on Saturday (03Nov12) by donning a similar black and white outfit to the one the star wore in her famous horseracing scene in 1964's My Fair Lady. The Hours actress posed with the gold Melbourne Cup while wearing a huge feathered hat and lace monochrome dress.

19th March 2012

Fact: Rarely-seen personal photographs of iconic actress Audrey Hepburn have been collated for a new picture book. Paramount photographer Bob Willoughby was given a glimpse into the Breakfast at Tiffany's star's home life for more than 14 years, and the touching shots form the basis of his upcoming publication, which goes onsale next month (Apr12).

10th June 2011

Quote: "I once was offered this movie with Audrey Hepburn. She was a goddess for me and I couldn't do it; I was doing Magnum. Somebody else got the part, a good friend of mine. I was so jazzed that she wanted me in this part." Tom Selleck missed the chance to appear alongside acting great Hepburn in one of her final movies.

1st June 2011

Fact: Animated movie star Jessica Rabbit has been named the Ultimate Screen Siren ahead of stars including Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly. The Breakfast At Tiffany's actress was voted a close second in the poll, while Marilyn Monroe came third.

19th June 2009

Quote: "I'm sure Audrey Hepburn felt the same, that she was the fortunate one to be able to meet all these kids around the world. We're just in a very fortunate situation that we can be to give a voice to these extraordinary people. There's been refugees since the dawn of time." Hollywood actress and human rights activist Angelina Jolie feels a special bond with late screen legend AUDREY HEPBURN over their work to highlight the plight of refugees.

20th August 2008

Quote: "She's one of my favourites - always has been. I think that's an insult to Audrey Hepburn." Actress Anne Hathaway laughs off comparisons to the classic BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S star.

22nd February 2007

Fact: Previously unseen footage of an Audrey Hepburn screen test found in the archives of the British Film Institute (BFI) is believed to be the earliest surviving film clip of the actress. The silent footage lasts just 60 seconds.

12th January 2006

Fact: <p>Shirley Maclaine was the original choice to play HOLLY GOLIGHTLY in Breakfast at Tiffany's. Audrey Hepburn eventually landed the role. </p>

13th September 2005

Fact: <p>Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson has signed on to become the new face of Blackglama fur for a reported $500,000 (GBP277,800). Past Blackglama girls have included Judy Garland, Elizabeth Taylor, Marlene Dietrich, Audrey Hepburn and Cher. </p>

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