The Audrey Hepburn Story
The Audrey Hepburn Story is a 2000 television film biopic of actress and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn. It stars Jennifer Love Hewitt, who also produced the film. Emmy Rossum and Sarah Hyland appear during the early scenes of the film playing Hepburn in her early years.
|The Audrey Hepburn Story|
|Directed by||Steven Robman|
|Produced by||Kay Hoffman
Jennifer Love Hewitt
|Written by||Marsha Norman|
|Starring||Jennifer Love Hewitt|
|Music by||Lawrence Shragge|
|Edited by||Peter B. Ellis|
|Distributed by||American Broadcasting Company|
The film spans from Hepburn's early childhood to the 1950s which details her life as a Dutch ballerina, coming to grips with her parents' divorce, and enduring life in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II. She then settles in the U.S. where she succeeds in making it big as a movie actress, in such movies as Breakfast at Tiffany's.
The closing credits include footage of the real Audrey Hepburn during one of the UNICEF missions she undertook near the end of her life.
Several versions of the film were aired. On the American ABC Network, it aired as a three-hour movie, while in other countries a longer version was broadcast over two nights.
|Jennifer Love Hewitt||Audrey Hepburn|
|Frances Fisher||Baroness Ella van Heemstra|
|Keir Dullea||Joseph Hepburn-Ruston|
|Gabriel Macht||William Holden|
|Peter Giles||James Hanson, Baron Hanson|
|Emmy Rossum||Young Audrey Hepburn (ages 12–16)|
|Eric McCormack||Mel Ferrer|
|Seana Kofoed||Kay Kendall|
|Michael J. Burg||Truman Capote|
|Sarah Hyland||Young Audrey Hepburn (age 8)|
|Ray Landry||Humphrey Bogart|
|Sam Stone||William Wyler|
|Swede Swensson||Gregory Peck|
|Peter Feder||Billy Wilder|
|Joan Copeland||Cathleen Nesbitt|