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The Audrey Hepburn Story

The Audrey Hepburn Story
Directed by Steven Robman
Produced by Kay Hoffman
Steven Robman
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Written by Marsha Norman
Starring Jennifer Love Hewitt
Music by Lawrence Shragge
Cinematography Pierre Letarte
Edited by Peter B. Ellis
Distributed by American Broadcasting Company
Release dates
  • March 27, 2000 (2000-03-27)
Running time
175 minutes
Country United States
Language English

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 appears during early scenes of the film playing Hepburn in her early teens.


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.


Actor Role
Jennifer Love Hewitt Audrey Hepburn
Frances Fisher Baroness Ella van Heemstra
Keir Dullea Joseph Hepburn-Ruston
Gabriel Macht William Holden
Peter Giles James Hanson
Emmy Rossum Young Audrey Hepburn (ages 12–16)
Eric McCormack Mel Ferrer
Seana Kofoed Kay Kendall
Michael J. Burg Truman Capote
Marcel Jeannin Givenchy
Sarah Hyland Young Audrey Hepburn (age 8)
Lenie Scoffié Colette
Ray Landry Humphrey Bogart
Sam Stone William Wyler
Swede Swensson Gregory Peck
Peter Feder Billy Wilder
Joan Copeland Cathleen Nesbitt

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