Audrey Hepburn Beats Angelina Jolie To Ultimate Hollywood Beauty Title

Audrey Hepburn has been named the ultimate screen beauty in a survey of Hollywood actresses through the ages.

Audrey Hepburn

The star of “Breakfast At Tiffany” and “Roman Holiday” was chosen ahead of modern stars including Angelina Jolie, Keira Knightley and Halle Berry.

While blondes have more fun, brunettes appear to have more enduring appeal. Of the top 10 actresses, only three – Grace Kelly, Marilyn Monroe and Brigitte Bardot – are blonde.

The poll of nearly 2,000 film fans put Hepburn in first place, citing her perfect bone structure and almond eyes. Jolie was second, although she was a favourite with younger voters, and Kelly was third.

Nicola Moulton, beauty and health director of Vogue, said: “A great cinematic beauty by definition has to look amazing in motion, not just in pictures. Audrey Hepburn is clearly a timeless beauty explaining why she is the nation’s choice, though a personal favorite of mine has always been Vivien Leigh – she was not only breathtakingly beautiful but had an astonishingly expressive face. Unlike many actresses her expressions never run counter to her beauty, which seems an essential point of her being rather than just a quirk of genetics.”

Top 20 Most Timeless Beauties:

1. Audrey Hepburn
2. Angelina Jolie
3. Grace Kelly
4. Marilyn Monroe
5. Sophia Loren
6. Catherine Zeta Jones
7. Elizabeth Taylor
8. Keira Knightley
9. Halle Berry
10. Brigitte Bardot
11. Julia Roberts
12. Vivien Leigh
13. Nicole Kidman
14. Cameron Diaz
15. Doris Day
16. Scarlett Johansson
17. Charlize Theron
18. Jennifer Aniston
19. Michelle Pfeiffer
20. Liv Tyler

:: The survey was commissioned by Sky+ HD

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