The Audrey Hepburn Story
The Audrey Hepburn Story is a 2000 American biographical drama television film based on the filme 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 film was shot in Montreal, Canada, and premiered on ABC on March 27, 2000.
|The Audrey Hepburn Story|
|Written by||Marsha Norman|
|Directed by||Steven Robman|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Editor(s)||Peter B. Ellis|
|Running time||175 minutes|
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 United States where she succeeds in making it big as an actress, starring in such films as Breakfast at Tiffany's.
Several versions of the film were aired. In the United States, it aired as a three-hour film on ABC on March 27, 2000, while in other countries a longer version was broadcast over two nights.
- Jennifer Love Hewitt as Audrey Hepburn
- Frances Fisher as Baroness Ella van Heemstra
- Keir Dullea as Joseph Hepburn-Ruston
- Gabriel Macht as William Holden
- Peter Giles as James Hanson, Baron Hanson
- Emmy Rossum as young Audrey Hepburn (ages 12–16)
- Eric McCormack as Mel Ferrer
- Seana Kofoed as Kay Kendall
- Michael J. Burg as Truman Capote
- Marcel Jeannin as Givenchy
- Sarah Hyland as young Audrey Hepburn (age 8)
- Lenie Scoffié as Colette
- Ray Landry as Humphrey Bogart
- Sam Stone as William Wyler
- Swede Swensson as Gregory Peck
- Peter Feder as Billy Wilder
- Joan Copeland as Cathleen Nesbitt
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