If you look at Google today, you’ll see this:
And if you click on it, you will go to a Google search for Audrey Hepburn. For, had she lived, Hepburn would have been 85 today (see the story at The Independent). She died in 1993 at age 63; the cause was cancer of the appendix, a very rare disease.
To be honest, she wasn’t one of my favorite actresses, but I know that many loved her, especially as Holly Golightly in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”. I wasn’t moved by that performance, but more so by her Oscar-winning role in “Roman Holiday.”
Soon after her death, Gregory Peck, one of her best friends, did a tribute, as noted on her Wikipedia page:
After her death, Gregory Peck went on camera and tearfully recited her favourite poem, “Unending Love” by Rabindranath Tagore.
Here is that tribute:
Her picture should be in the dictionary next to the word “gamine”: