Dee Hepburn biography

Dee Hepburn

Actor, Film actor

1961 –

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Who is Dee Hepburn?

Dee Hepburn, is a former Scottish actress.

Born on a council housing estate in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, she is the second of five daughters born to dental technician Bobbie Hepburn and his wife Madeline.

After training in acting and dancing, she took a part as a school girl in STV's production of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie where she was credited as Dory Hepburn. She starred in the 1981 film Gregory's Girl playing John Gordon Sinclair's love interest Dorothy, for which she won the Variety Club actress of the year award. Unlike most of the cast, who were sourced from the Glasgow Youth Theatre, Hepburn was spotted by Bill Forsyth dancing in a television commercial for a Scottish department store. After six weeks of football training at Partick Thistle F.C., The films cast reunited for the 30th anniversary of its release in 2010, and a clip from the film featuring Hepburn was part of the opening ceremony from the London 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Born
Nov 7, 1961
Airdrie
Profession
Lived in
  • Airdrie

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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