Audrey Hepburn's Most Iconic Roles, in GIFs

A picture is worth a thousand words. But a GIF, now that's a different story.

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Discovered by the French novelist Colette in 1951, 22-year-old Audrey Hepburn (opens in new tab) was immediately a force to be reckoned with. Since that fateful day, she's enraptured us all with her charm, unmistakable star power, and enchanting beauty (opens in new tab).

Starring in classic movies (opens in new tab) like Breakfast At Tiffany'sFunny Face, and Sabrina, Hepburn proved herself a mainstay in American cinema (opens in new tab). And the rest is, well, history. On what would have been her 85th birthday, we remember the iconic woman that was everything glamorous and more in the best way we know how: GIFs, of course.

Funny Face, 1957

Funny Face, 1957

Breakfast at Tiffany's, 1961

Funny Face, 1957

My Fair Lady, 1964

Funny Face, 1957

Breakfast at Tiffany's, 1961

Funny Face, 1957

Roman Holiday, 1953

Funny Face, 1957

Funny Face, 1957

Sabrina, 1954

...Okay, so we *really* loved Funny Face.

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Hallie Gould

Hallie has worked in beauty editorial for ten years and has been editorial director at Byrdie since 2021. Previously, she was a senior editor at Byrdie since 2016. During her time at Byrdie, she's written hundreds of high-performing stories on skincare, wellness (including fitness, diet, mental health, body image, et al) makeup, and hair. She's a regular on set, helping to source inspiration for makeup and hair looks, as well as interviewing celebrities, models, and other notable women and men in the beauty space.

Before that, Hallie ran Marie Claire's social media and wrote beauty and culture stories for the site, and helped launch Time Inc.'s digital-only beauty brand, MIMI. After college, she contributed to Time Out New York’s Shopping & Style section before landing her first beauty editor gig at Hearst's Real Beauty. Hallie's writing has also appeared in ELLE, Cosmopolitan, and InStyle. Hallie graduated with a BA in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.