The actress was born on May 4, 1929 in Belgium. On the occasion of her 83rd birth anniversary, CS gives you some tid-bits on her:
>> Audrey was born as Audrey Kathleen Ruston in Ixelles, a district of Brussels in Belgium.
>> She became a humanitarian after closely observing the second World War.
>> Audrey was ranked by the American Film Institute as the third greatest female screen legend in the history of American cinema.
>> The lady had a passion for ballet from the age of five and also performed as a chorus girl in various West End musical theatre productions.
>> She had secretly danced for people to collect money for the Dutch resistance.
>> Audrey loved to read and was nicknamed ‘Monkey Puzzle’ by her father.
>> The actress is one of the few entertainers who have won Academy, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Awards.
>> She devoted her later life to UNICEF.
>> Audrey spoke English, Dutch, French, Spanish and Italian.
>> On January 20, 1993, Audrey passed away of appendiceal cancer at her home in Tolochenaz, Vaud, Switzerland.
>> Her favourite poem was ‘Unending Love’.