Audrey Hepburn: 30 Fascinating Facts About the ‘Swonderful Movie Star

A Star is Born

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Der Spiegel

Audrey Kathleen Ruston was born in Brussels, Belgium on May 4, 1929 to Baroness Ella van Heemstra and Joseph Victor Anthony Ruston. The surname Hepburn came about when her father double barreled his last name to sound more aristocratic.