Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Kathleen Ruston; 4 May 1929 – 20 January 1993) was a Belgian/British actress and humanitarian. Although modest about her acting ability, Hepburn remains one of the world’s most famous actresses of all time, remembered as a film and fashion icon of the twentieth century. After appearing in several British films and starring in the 1951 Broadway play Gigi, Hepburn gained instant Hollywood stardom for playing the Academy Award-winning lead role in Roman Holiday (1953). Later performing in Sabrina (1954), The Nun’s Story (1959), Breakfast At Tiffany’s (1961), Charade (1963), My Fair Lady (1964) and Wait Until Dark (1967). She was ranked, by the American Film Institute as the third Greatest Female Screen Legend in the history of American cinema. Audrey devoted much of her later life to UNICEF. Her war-time struggles inspired her passion for humanitarian work and she worked in some of the most profoundly disadvantaged communities of Africa, South America and Asia.