“If there was anything going on, it didn’t last long because most of our time was taken up with work. It’s true that I had an enormous crush on him. But I was engaged at the time and I even had my wedding gown hanging in the wardrobe of my Roman hotel room. And Greg was married to Greta. I knew he wasn’t happy, that his marriage was not good even though they had three lovely children. Maybe he did feel something for me, maybe there was a little chemistry between us that made our scenes work. I was in Rome, being treated like a princess, and it was not difficult for me to believe I was the princess in the film, and it was not difficult for me to believe I was in love with Gregory Peck.”
Audrey Hepburn on her relationship with Gregory Peck during the filming of Roman Holiday (1953).