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Audrey, 1929–93, U.S. actress, born in Belgium.
Katharine, 1909–2003, U.S. actress.
Contemporary Examples

William J. Mann is the author of Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn, which was named a New York Times Notable Book.
Liz Taylor’s Secret Life William J. Mann October 18, 2009

As the Hepburn lots continued, British actor David Thewlis snuck into the packed room.
Audrey’s Blockbuster Auction Olivia Cole December 8, 2009

Two years later, Hepburn married, but to someone living in the same strange climate, the actor Mel Ferrer.
Audrey’s Blockbuster Auction Olivia Cole December 8, 2009

As the breakout star of An Education, Carey Mulligan is being compared to a young Hepburn.
A Touch of Audrey Rachel Syme October 8, 2009

Richard Avedon considered Hepburn one of his muses in the 50s and the two maintained a close professional relationship.
Jonah Hill & Spike Jonze to Write Play For NYFW; Audrey Hepburn’s Granddaughter Makes Her Modeling Debut The Fashion Beast Team August 12, 2014

Historical Examples

Hepburn was getting better, and Adam recovered his strength with amazing rapidity.
Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 2 John Franklin

Hepburn, I am told that you grossly insulted the Flag and the Army uniform.
Uncle Sam’s Boys as Lieutenants H. Irving Hancock

The Doctor and Hepburn began this day to cut the wood, and also brought it to the house.
Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 2 John Franklin

“I simply have to go to Mrs. Hepburn’s to-morrow,” she thought panic-stricken.
Rosemary Josephine Lawrence

The Hepburn law of 1906, in the first place, greatly broadened the field of Federal regulation.
Railroads: Rates and Regulations William Z. Ripley

Audrey. 1929–93, US actress, born in Belgium. Her films include Roman Holiday (1955), Funny Face (1957), and My Fair Lady (1964)
Katharine. 1907–2003, US film actress, whose films include The Philadelphia Story (1940), Adam’s Rib (1949), The African Queen (1951), The Lion in Winter (1968) for which she won an Oscar, and On Golden Pond (1981)


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