Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

La House with a Star-Studded Past

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

La House with a Star-Studded Past

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If only walls had ears then 100 Delfern Drive would certainly have a story or two to tell. This stunning Los Angeles mansion has been home to a catalogue of legendary Hollywood stars over the years including Audrey Hepburn, who lived here with her first husband, the actor Mel Ferrer.

Audrey circa 1955 After meeting at a cocktail party hosted by Audrey's Roman Holiday co-star Gregory Peck, the pair married in 1954 and moved into the house in 1960, the same year their son Sean was born.

But the glamorous property has also been home to Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow, Katherine Hepburn, David Niven and Eva Gabor.

During Sinatra's tenure at the mansion, which is situated in the Holmby Hills area, his social set were known as 'The Holmby Hills Rat Pack' because of the frequency of the parties held at the house. …

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