54 Beautiful Photos From The Groovy Era
Audrey Hepburn soaks up the sun, 1950s.
Audiences fell in love with Audrey Hepburn when she appeared onscreen in the 1950s, but it was her role as Princess Ann in Roman Holiday that truly sealed the deal for theater goers. She was always quick to push away any nice words that were said about her, and while speaking with the New York Times she tried to parse exactly why it was that people enjoyed her work:
I myself was born with an enormous need for affection and a terrible need to give it. That's what I'd like to think maybe has been the appeal. People have recognized something in me they have themselves -- the need to receive affection and the need to give it. Does that sound soppy?
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