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Audrey HepBurn That Is Who I Would Be

Updated on June 24, 2012
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I Was Born With An Enormous Need Of Affection

Deciding to take a break from writing about Suzy and Forrest and jumping to the Q&A I ran across a fun little request that was just to tempting and could not be passed by. BadCompany99 asked, " If you could be a movie star dead or alive, who would you be?"

Question appeared to be rather simple but then I found myself pacing and thinking, seeking out the pros and cons, reviewing them for their talent and ability , honestly asking myself who would I choose to be ,over and over there was only one person who came to mind, if I could be any actress who would have been known for her talent, elegance, poise, sophistication, charm and beauty it certainly was Audrey Hepburn. Her career began in the English cinema and after being selected for the part of "Gigi" on Broadway, Audrey Hepburn in 1953 finally made her debut in Hollywood in which she had been cast in "Roman Holiday" and also took homeher first

Oscar for best actress for playing a bored little princess who appeared to be smothered by her guardians who watched over her and fell in love with an American news reporter(Gregory Peck) in the beautiful city of Rome.

Audrey Hepburn-Ruston was christened Audrey Kathleen Ruston and had been born to Baroness Ella Van Heemstra and Joseph Ruston. She had been an aristocrat from the very beginning her father was a wealthy English banker , her mother a Dutch baroness after her parents divorced she went on to a private school for girls. Audrey endured Hitler's regime when her and her mother had been vacationing and the small town of Arnhem in Holland had been invaded by the Nazis and Audrey ended up suffering from depression and malnutrition. Once Arnhem, Holland had been liberated Audrey and her mother continued to London where Audrey attended Ballet school on a scholarship and later on began a modeling career. Her beauty, poise and grace not only captured the hearts of the producers, but also captured the hearts of the people as she went on to be cast in comedies such as Sabrina 1954, Love in the Afternoon 1957, Breakfast at Tiffany's 1961, My Fair Lady 1964, and many others.

Audrey and I have similiarities when it comes to life and our perception of what is at hand and what lies ahead. I will share with you some of the quotes that I have elegantly framed and hanging on my office wall. When I have a hectic day, I look up read and remind myself about who I am, where I have come from and which direction I need to go. Keeping myself ever so humble about my beauty. I am very evenly mannered and am sincere when being thankful and accept and admire people for who they are.

" Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, its at the end of your arm. As you get older. remember you have yet another hand: the first is to help yourself, the second is to help others."

" I was born with an enormous need of affection, and a terrible need to give it."

"I never though I'd land in pictures with a face like mine."

"For me, the only things of interest are those linked to the heart."

Audrey was naturally beautiful, elegant and ever so humble. Her style of clothing was simple and classic,her sleeveless dresses and big sunglasses were fun and stylish. She was charismatic and charming throughout her entire career. If I could be any movie star it would be Audrey Hepburn she was a woman with an enormous heart.

A Tribute To Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn Receiving Her Oscar For "Roman Holiday"

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      Cindy Vine 8 years ago from Cape Town

      Not sure whom I would be, maybe Kim Basinger in 9 and a half weeks, or Jessica Lange

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      earnestshub 8 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      Thank you AEvans! WOW my heroine Audry Hepburn.This wonderful woman spent her later years raising money for children's charities. I admire her enormously. She was real about life.

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Cindy: You should write about it !!! It was fun and I didn't know where to begin as I love Audrey Hepburn and own all of her movies, she had such class. I always wanted that outfit from My Fair Lady.lololo :)

      EarnestHub: She was so wonderful and who she was, reminds me of myself she would be the star I would love to be. :)

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      LAmatadora 8 years ago

      How did I know you would pick such a classy lady?! You are exactly that way!! If I could be a movie star I would be Yvonne De Carlo. She was such a great actress and so beautiful too!!

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      TheSandman 8 years ago

      A wonderful choice a wonderful hub. Who would I be, I really have no idea because being n actor myself I know that the persona on screen can be so different than the real person. But right off I think of two, Jimmy Stewart and Humphrey Bogart. Very different types, but so are all of me's :-)

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Sandman: That is so neat I love Jimmy Stewart and Humphrey Bogart I knew based on your personality that you were one of those two types.:)

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      Peter 8 years ago from Australia

      AEvans you Hub is a lovely tribute to Miss Hepburn, and you are the perfect Hubpages Miss Hepburn.

      My hero in the movies was always "Tod" in Walt Disneys "Fox and the Hound" I don't know why but I don't think he ever made another movie. ;-)

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      Feline Prophet 8 years ago from India

      Awww...she was truly lovely, wasn't she? Just the other day someone sent me an email forward with some rare pictures of Audrey Hepburn...her appeal is quite eternal I think. Good choice AE! :)

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      LaMatadora: You would make a great Yvonne Di Carlo as you are sultry and sexy great choice girl!!:)

      agvulpes: Thank you so much and I admire her tremendously and when I was a young girl, I always wanted to be exactly like her and would follow her actions from the movies. I would enunicate just like her when she played the cockney young woman in "My Fair Lady", thank you for the warm compliment.

      Feline: Thanks I think I made a good choice too and I appreciate your comment. :)

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      goldentoad 8 years ago from Free and running....

      she is classically beautiful, but am I the only one who has never seen one of her movies?

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      Zooloot.com 8 years ago from Europe

      OMG!! You have picked the woman of my dreams.  If ever I get down I close my eyes and there she is waiting to help me through the bad times and to love me if I don't feel loved enough. I know that may seem soppy, but there it is.

      She has indeed given me hope that maybe just maybe there is a woman out there who can be everything I longed for in life.

      Wow that sounds a bit like a secret confession :)

      I have a friend who is almost her double. (She's just a friend as she's 20 years younger than me). But you would be amazed at how much they look alike. I guess my mind makes any small ajustments to complete the fantasy ;)

      I have so much to say about this that it would fill your hub so I'll maybe write my own hub.

      My wife can have her Jonny Depps and Brad Pit's but for me there is only one fantasy that cuts it. Audrey Hepburn!

      WHY? Because: " I was born with an enormous need of affection, and a terrible need to give it."

      Thanks so much for a great Hub.

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      Christoph Reilly 8 years ago from St. Louis

      Audrey was pure class and beauty!

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      GT: You need to see one of her movies, you truly do as she is absolutely exquisite, I would recommend "My Fair Lady" check it out you won't be disappointed.

      Zooloot: I am honored as she has always inspired me and I have loved everything about her. Although I do where capri's in the summer and cute little shirts , dresses are my thing. She is truly who I would wish to be.

      Christoph: I think so too!!!:)

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      Jewels 8 years ago from Australia

      Audrey sure was beautiful.

      In todays world I wouldn't mind being in the shoes of Beyonce.  She has class.

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      Elena. 8 years ago from Madrid

      Well, AE, you certainly picked a classy lady :-) The quotes are very good, I particularly like the one about the helping hand!

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Jewels: You are so correct Beyonce' as well does have class and Audrey was beautiful wasn't she? :)

      Elena: Thanks I have them hanging on my wall. :)

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      Cris A 8 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      Ahh Audrey Hepburn the essence of beauty inside and out. :D

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      Cindy Vine 8 years ago from Cape Town

      Hey I was the first to comment and it's gone....sob....sob....sob...

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      Adrianna's Pages 8 years ago

      In an era that depicted woman with long flowing lustrous locks she displayed an elegant sensuality through her large Doe-like eyes and her sassy short doo.

      I've seen almost all of her films. My fav's were GiGi and My Fair Lady...but of course. She made capris look sexy.

      Nice job with this tribute;-)

      Adrianna

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      Clive Fagan 8 years ago from South Africa

      You did a great job on a lady and a beauty. I have always admired her and loved her from a distance. Perhaps she and Grace Kelly define an era.

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      badcompany99 8 years ago

      Cheers for your answer AE, loved her in Breakfast at Tiffanys

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      Peter 8 years ago from Australia

      hey cindy I saw it I really did and AE must have seen your comment and answered you to . Maybe the Bunyip ate it.?

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      ocbill 8 years ago from hopefully somewhere peaceful and nice

      Heoburn is a classic actress.. good choice.

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      blondepoet 8 years ago from australia

      Wow you could not have picked a more classier lady than Audrey. Top choice yahoooo. I am not sure who I would pick will sleep on this and report back. Roger, over and out,BP. x0x0x

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      Dolores Monet 8 years ago from East Coast, United States

      AE great choice. Audrey was a beautiful, classy woman, a wonderful actress who played memorable roles. Who wouldn't want to be Audrey Hepburn?

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Cris A: I could not agree with you more and I am glad you stopped by. :)

      Cindy: I accepted your comment and I don't know how it disappeared I noticed it wasn't there either, strange very strange. :(

      Adrianna: Thank you so much as I admire her too!!!

      sixtyorso: I would say that they both do define an area and I couldn't agree with you more. :)

      badcompany99: Thank you for making it a request.:)

      agvulpes: Yes I did see it and I don't know where it disappeared to , that is so strange I know I didn't deny the comment.:)

      ocbill: Thank you so much for the comment and compliment on the choice.

      BP: I am looking forward to it, I will be checking in on it. :)

      Dolores: She sure did play memorable roles and I know I wish I could have been , but it apparently wasn't in the cards, thank you for agreeing with the choice. :)

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      Colebabie 8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      I admire her so much and all the work she did with UNICEF. She would have been my pick too :)

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      Colebabie 8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      My favorite movies are Roman Holiday and Sabrina.

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      ColeBabie: My favorites are "My Fair Lady" and Breakfast at Tiffany's she was great wasn't she?:)

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      cobraski 8 years ago from Maryland

      Wonderful hub! Sweet choice, and videos!!!

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      cobraski: She is wonderful and thank you for the compliment on the choice. :)

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      cobraski: She is wonderful and thank you for the compliment on the choice. :)

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      Zooloot.com 8 years ago from Europe

      I'm curious, have you ever tried acting; as a hobby I mean?

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      mayhmong 8 years ago from North Carolina

      I wanna play as the bored little princess too!That was a good choice for celebrity.

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Zooloot: I haven't ever tried it and honestly never ever thought about it, I have always been fearful of not being able to do it.

      May: Wouldn't it be fun and last night I watched "My Fair Lady" again and she was quite skilled and very elegant. I love that movie. :)

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      Paper Moon 8 years ago from In the clouds

      What a wonderful choice. Your hub did her justice both on and off the screen. ;)

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      motorcyclehelmets 8 years ago from Las Vegas

      Nice hub:)

      I have always enjoyed her acting. I think I would have to be John Wayne or maybe Jack Palance...I wish!

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Paper Moon: Thanks so much for the warm comment.:)

      MotorcycleHelmets: John Wayne or Jack Palance that is definitely a good choice and do we not all wish?:)

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      Whikat 8 years ago

      AEvan, Audrey Hepburn is the perfect choice for you. If anyone could fill Audrey Hepburn's shoes I am sure it would be you. This was a very nice hub in Audrey's honor, thanks for sharing.

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Whikat: Thanks so much for the inspiring comment and I am sincerely happy that you appreciated the tribute. :)

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      tony0724 8 years ago from san diego calif

      Good Actress ,better person ! She Is a classic .

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      Susan Reid 8 years ago from Where Left is Right, CA

      Excellent response to the question! Learned some wonderful facts about Ms. Hepburn. I can see the parallels between you.

      And don't forget the scary movie, "Wait Until Dark" where she plays a blind woman!!

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      Cindy Vine 8 years ago from Cape Town

      Howzit going AE? Haven't heard from you for a while.

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      tony0724: I agree with you on that, yes she was not only a great person but a classic. :)

      MM: Thank you and thanks for seeing the parallel. :)

      Cindyvine: I have been working on what you sent to me, and have been getting organized, should be going strong by early midweek. :)

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      blondepoet 8 years ago from australia

      hey AE oh these Hubbers around here corrupting my demure little self. I just wanted you to know I am still thinking hard here about who I want to be.Can't rush great inspirations LMAO

      What is going on with you and Cindy.ooooooooooooo more secret missions,there are plenty of cases I have solved here it is incredible

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      BP: It is a secret mission and Nancy Drew and I cannot reveal it as it would blow our cover. :)

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      marcofratelli 8 years ago from Australia

      I wonder which star I would be?

      I can't think of a particular person at the moment but perhaps someone who is a) down to earth, b) successful and c) a good role model.

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      marcofratelli: I believe you could be George Clooney or if it were an old actor it would be George Burns. :)

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      marcofratelli 8 years ago from Australia

      If George Clooney fits all of the above, then awesome - comes with the looks and all! I always pictured him as a bit of a ladies man though? :) Comes with the package I guess!

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      badcompany99 8 years ago

      Nice to see the hat Avatar back AE, deff loves you in it : )

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      marco: I believe you would make a great George Clooney and yes it does come with the package. lolo :)

      badcompany99: Yes I am back hat and all ..:D

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      jerryjackson 8 years ago

      if i am to be a movie star, i would be Alpacino. i love his movies the scent of a woman, the heat and scar face.

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Jerry: That is a great one to be and you sould write about it, as it would be a fun hub. :)

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      Felix J Hernandez 8 years ago from All over the USA

      I love Audrey. Seen all her old movies and commercials from when she was real young. Good hub, keep it hubbing. If I was to be a star than I would have to be John Lennon, the most musical activist in the last century.

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      DRG Da Real Grinc: You would make a great John Lennon and thanks for the comment. :)

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      tony0724 8 years ago from san diego calif

      People do confuse me with Antonio Bandares all the time !

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      tony0724: You certainly resemble him...:D Can you speak like him too?:)

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      tony0724 8 years ago from san diego calif

      Si muchacha !

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      tony0724: Oh my goodness be still my heart!!!! :D

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      Janetta 8 years ago

      Wonderful read! I LOVE Audrey Hepburn! She was so beautiful. I could watch Breakfast at Tiffany's over and over :) Looks like we may have similar movie tastes!!

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      blondepoet 8 years ago from australia

      Ok I have pondered over this for a few nights and have come up with nothing yet LMAO grrrr.It is really difficult will report back .....AE

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      blondepoet 8 years ago from australia

      You pick someone AE for me and I will go with it.xo

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      astray555: You are quite welcome.

      Janetta: We certainly do as the classics are the best. :)

      BP: If I were to pick someone beautiful, elegant and honestly she was smart it would be Marilyn Monroe. She was sultry, sexy and everyone loved her. :)

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      blondepoet 8 years ago from australia

      Oh seriously you know I was going to say her as she was all that dominated my mind, but I thought everyone would say yea I thought she would pick her LMAO. Well that's settled Marilyn it is. Audrey and Munroe this calls for a remake of Breakfast At Tiffanys

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      BP: That should be a fun and interesting story , I am definitely lookoing forward to it.:)

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      TheLesleyShow 8 years ago from US

      She was amazing! A thumbs up article and a great star to aspire.

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      thelesleyshow: She sure is an aspiration and I am glad again that you enjoyed the article. :)

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      Tom Rubenoff 8 years ago from United States

      Audrey Hepburn is an excellent choice. I guess I would be Woody Allen, if I didn't actually have to BE Woody Allen, if you know what I mean.

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      gpetrou85 8 years ago from greece

      very nice,good hub.

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      Julianna 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      gpetrou85: Again thanks.:)

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      Harvey Stelman 7 years ago from Illinois

      I would be me!

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      Julianna 7 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Harvey: That is wonderful!!! You look like a movie star you really truly do. :)

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      Katharella 7 years ago from Lost in America

      I chose this hub to read (other than our animal ones:) and I admire you took the time to not just see the exterior of the late beautiful Audrey, but to look into her intellect and project that. People usually pick just who they think they'd be more attractive of, when in reality, personality makes anyone more attractive when you know things about them. Like, I think Nicole Kidman is so elegant and gracelful, talented etc. but I also see, how could she have been so blinded to fall for cruise. Sorry, not to offend your fans or you if you are a Cruise fan. It's just me that thought it was a bad decision. Great hub, nice read, and you picked great quotes as well!! :)

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      Julianna 7 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Katharella: No offense I am certainly not a cruise fan and I thank you for taking the time to read about Audrey she was a wonderful and warm actress with class and charm.:)

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      Holle Abee 7 years ago from Georgia

      I love Audrey! So much class and beauty, and kind of a sadness about her. Great hub.

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      Julianna 7 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      habee: I love her too! I am glad you enjoyed! :)

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      trooper22 7 years ago from Chicago

      Outstanding Choice AEvans, Audrey is one of the most beautiful women to ever grace the silver screen. I have a black and white potrait of her in my living room...Stunning Classic beauty, grace, and poise.

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      Julianna 7 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      trooper22: Thank you! I love Audrey her style her poise and her grace. She is wonderful I own all of her movies and ooh how I wish I could have some of her clothes. lolo I love class and she was certainly all of that and then some. :)

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      Joy56 6 years ago

      great hub, and nice to see you in the forums...... now who is your sister????? Yes you and Audrey have so much in common........ God Bless

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      kerlynb 5 years ago from Philippines, Southeast Asia, Earth ^_^

      LOL! I was so caught up watching the vids and looking at the pics here in your hub. Argh, how I wish I look like her :-( Great choice though, Audrey Hepburn is a legend, no contest.

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      Julianna 5 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Joy56: mmmmm.. lolo! My sister is my other personality on HP. She doesn't get out much. lololo! I am glad you enjoyed this hub. :)

      kerlynb: She is a wonderful legend. I would have definitely be her. I am glad you also enjoyed! :)

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      Joseph De Cross 5 years ago

      Who would I be? Probably Michael Landon. I loved his TV shows from Bonanza to highway to heaven.

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      James Bowden 5 years ago from Long Island, New York

      Hi AE:

      I happened to come across this hub that you previously wrote on AH. It was very well-done and she was certainly a talented and gifted actress at that. I had watched several of her past movies, with leading man cary grant. And I would be lying if I told you that in comparison-you are definitely more beautiful than audrey hepburn. Take it just as is-a compliment. I think that if I was to choose a role as an actor, it most likely would have to be Clint Eastwood. He certainly had to be looked upon not only for being the mayor of Carmel County, Ca. but also for being one superb actor and director as well. Making a countless amount of great movies and television series, right back to the days of rawhide. Thanks for bringing back memories of Audrey through the words written in your article. Great hub which I voted up as well as awesome.

      Jl

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      Julianna 5 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      lord decross: You would make a great Michael Landon from Little House on the Prairie.

      JlBowden: Clint Eastwood is a fantastic human being and I can say you would fit his character perfectly. :)

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      James Bowden 5 years ago from Long Island, New York

      Well I don't know if I'm a perfect individual like Clint, but I wil take it as a compliment only. Besides I think you're starting to make me blush, that is if men do indeed blush? Where is that funny little yellow smiley face that I want to key in? ): Anyway, thanks AE!

      JL

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      jamila sahar 5 years ago

      i agree with all the lovely words spoken of this icon of class beauty, elegance, charm and grace ! what a remarkable life and human being. she is very missed especially in this day and time. voted up beautiful and interesting

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      Julianna 5 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      jamila sahar: Audrey Hepburn truly is missed and she is who I would be. :)

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      MickeySr 5 years ago from Hershey, Pa.

      AEvans ~ do you know "Two For The Road"? That's my favorite of hers - a brilliant film and she gives a fine performance.

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      Julianna 5 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Mickey Sr.: I own her collection. She was a wonderful actress and up and coming stars could learn so much from her mannerisms and talent. :)

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      MickeySr 5 years ago from Hershey, Pa.

      . . . do you like "Two For The Road"? I mean, I understand you like Hepburn, but I mean is that a favorite of yours, like, as a film, regardless of her stunning presence or not? I also really like "Wait Until Dark" (I just found out that was her last film) . . . Alan Arkin's performance in that is one you never forget.

      I usually go a bit farther back than Hepburn's era . . . I like Ann Sheridan, Olivia de Havilland, Irene Dunne, and Myrna Loy a lot. But my very favorite is Jean Arthur - in fact, I think I'll do a hub about her. Everyone always mentions Bette Davis and Katharine Hepburn as being strong women who played equally bold characters in their films - but, like most others, they also played many second-fiddle to the man roles as needy, frail women . . . Jean Arthur, whether in a romantic comedy, drama, western, whatever, always played a strong, independent, self-willed woman with, nonetheless, a sweet, kind, heart. She was the best.

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      Julianna 5 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      Mickey Sr: I do like, "Two For The Road" and I am also interested in what you have to say about Jean Arthur. I have not heard of her, but would love to learn more about this famous actress. :)

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      MickeySr 5 years ago from Hershey, Pa.

      You may know her if you see her, she was a huge star, but one of those who seems so specific to a certain era that today she's largely forgotten. Capra loved and she was in his "You Can't Take It With You" & "Mr smith Goes To Washington" & "Mr deeds Goes To Town". She was also in the classic western "Shane".

      All those Frank Capra films above are great, and if you haven't seen any of them you should get them right away . . . "You Can't Take It With You" is magical. But . . .

      Really, don't forget this suggestion but make a point of this; get (rent, Netflix, whatever) a copy of "Talk Of The Town" - this is how big Jean Arthur was, she has top billing in this movie over both Ronald Colman & Cary Grant! If you don't know Ronald Colman you are really in for a treat - he was simply the best ever. Even next to Cary Grant (no less) he shines - but Jean Arthur is just irreplaceable. And all this jabber is coming from a man who loves Cary Grant. This is one of my favorite films, 3 of the greatest stars ever and a witty script - it's a very special film that you will return to again and again.

      Please do watch it and let me know what you think (and don't forget "You Can't Take It With You").

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      Julianna 5 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      I have watched "Talk of the Town" now I know who she is! And Mr and Mrs. Smith.... I am looking forward to your hub.:)

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