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Audrey Hepburn was Belgian born and helped The Resistance during World War II however, her parents were Nazi sympathisers.
Elizabeth Taylor raised more than $200 million for AIDS research bringing international attention and resources to addressing the epidemic.
Joan Crawford has no birth certificate so her true birthday is not known, it is agreed she was born March 23 but the year is still a subject of debate.
Bette Davis had an ongoing feud with fellow screen siren Joan Crawford and once had a Coca-Cola machine installed on the set of a movie they were filming together after Crawford found herself on the board of the Pepsi Cola company as the wife of its deceased CEO.
Gloria Swanson was an early health food advocate who was known for bringing her own meals to public functions in a paper bag.
Marilyn Monroe wasn’t a fan of expensive jewellery, contrary to her hit "Diamonds are a girl's best friend". All of her jewellery was in fact costume jewelry with except for a string of pearls and a diamond ring given to her by Joe DiMaggio, her second husband.
Vivien Leigh believed her role as Blanche DuBois in "A Streetcar Named Desire" tipped her into mental illness, she would later be diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
Ingrid Bergman would act in five different languages: Swedish, English, German, French and Italian.
Lauren Bacall graced the cover of Harper's Bazaar when she was only 19 years of age.
Julie Andrews experienced a huge personal setback in the late 1990s, when her vocal chords were damaged during an operation. She never regained her singing voice but she continued to act in film and television. Andrews was also made a dame by Queen Elizabeth II of England around the same time.
Grace Kelly was the first actress to appear on a US postage stamp.
Marlene Dietrich suffered from bacilophobia, which is the fear of germs.
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