Happy Birthday Audrey Kathleen Ruston Hepburn - May 4th, 1929 - January 20, 1993.
“It’s still hard for me to believe that i’ve been part of that magic called cinema. Often a tough and heartbreaking business, but surely the best. surely, it’s the most exciting and fascinating, taking you not only around the world but also into the house and thoughts and feelings of men and women, through the ages, of every nationality, color and creed and walk of life… a profession that makes people laugh, and let some cry. I am proud - very proud - to have been in a business that gives pleasure, creates beauty, awakens our conscience, arouses compassion and perhaps most importantly of all, gives millions a moment of respite in our so violent world.”
— Audrey Hepburn’s speech on being awarded the BAFTA Special Award in 1992.