Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993) riding on the backlot wth her pet dog “Mr Famous.” National Puppy Day
Archive for the ‘1929’ Category
Audrey Hepburn: born Audrey Kathleen Ruston, 4 May 1929, Brussels Belgium, to Ella van Heemstra (Dutch) and Joseph Victor Anthony Ruston (Anglo-Austrian); died 20 January 1993, Tolochenaz Switzerland. In movies 1951 – 1989. Photo by Pierluigi Praturlon, photographer of the golden age of Italian postwar cinema, died 1999.
Helene Stanley (1929 – 1990) in 1951. Born Dolores Freymouth, daughter of an acrobat, was in Hollywood and on screen from 1942 as Dolores Diane. From 1950 she worked as a body model for Disney Studios, including Cinderella (1950) and Sleeping Beauty (1959), as well as appearing in movies such as The Snows of Kiliminjaro (1952). She was married to gangster Johnny Stompanato 1952-55, and retired from Hollywood after modeling Anita in 101 Dalmations (1961).
Jean Simmons (1929 – 2010): A graceful leading lady of British and American film for over six decades, Jean Simmons was an Oscar-winning actress whose outward fragility belied an emotional power wielded with skill and precision in such film as “Great Expectations” (1946), “Hamlet” (1948), “Spartacus” (1960) and countless others.