This Day In History - Audrey Hepburn Screen Debut 1953

Audrey Hepburn Screen Debut 1953

Friday, August 27, 2021

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Event Description

On this day in 1953, Roman Holiday, featuring Audrey Hepburnin her first starring movie role, premieres in New York City. Hepburn’s performance in Roman Holiday, as a European princess who ditches her official duties and falls for an American journalist (played by Gregory Peck) while on tour in Rome, earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress and instantly established her as a leading Hollywood star.

Event Location

US Nationwide