“The beauty in a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart; the place where love resides. True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It’s the caring and that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows and the beauty of a woman only grows with passing years.”
Audrey Hepburn is one of the most beloved fashion and film icons of the twentieth century. Known for her style and sophistication, Hepburn charmed the world with her dozens of memorable film portrayals, as well as with the great heart, wisdom, humility and devotion to helping others that defined her away from the set.
The Belgian-born star, named one of the Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time by Empire magazine, never lost sight of where she came from, or of her desire to give back. Her childhood experience suffering through a Nazi occupation marked her for life, and her memories of the eventual liberation and arrival of aid would instill her with a deep sense of purpose that went beyond the silver screen. With 31 film credits to her name, Audrey Hepburn always considered her greatest role to be as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, where she helped children in Africa and Latin America until her death in 1993 at age 63. Upon her passing, her sons set up the Audrey Hepburn Children’s Fund to honor and continue their mother’s important humanitarian work.