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Grace Kelly (I) (1929–1982)


Grace Patricia Kelly was born on November 12, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to wealthy parents. She was the daughter of Margaret Katherine (Majer), a phys ed instructor, and John Brendan Kelly, Sr., a three-time Olympic Gold winner for rowing. Her uncle was playwright George Kelly. She was of half Irish and half German descent. Her girlhood ... See full bio »

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(age 52) in Monaco

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 1950-1953 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Lucy Bakewell Audubon / Paula / Ann Rutledge / ...
- The Way of the Eagle (1953) ... Lucy Bakewell Audubon
- Rich Boy (1952) ... Paula
- The Sisters (1951)
- Ann Rutledge (1950) ... Ann Rutledge
 1952-1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Meg / Janice / Beth
- The Betrayer (1953) ... Meg
- A Message for Janice (1952) ... Janice
- Life, Liberty and Orrin Dudley (1952) ... Beth
 1950-1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Freda Clark / Sara Mappin
- The Kill (1952) ... Freda Clark
- The Rockingham Tea Set (1950) ... Sara Mappin
 1951-1952 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Recapture (1952)
- City Editor (1952)
- Lover's Leap (1951)
 1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
 1952 Suspense (TV Series)
 1952 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Therese
- Candles for Theresa (1952) ... Therese
 1950-1952 Lights Out (TV Series)
- The Borgia Lamp (1952)
- The Devil to Pay (1950)
 1950-1952 Danger (TV Series)
- Prelude to Death (1952)
 1952 The Big Build Up (TV Movie)
Claire
 1952 CBS Television Workshop (TV Series)
Dulcinea
- Don Quixote (1952) ... Dulcinea
 1951 Nash Airflyte Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Kennard
- A Kiss for Mr. Lincoln (1951) ... Mrs. Kennard
 1950 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
- Episode (1950)
 1950 The Clock (TV Series)
- Vengeance (1950)
 1950 Big Town (TV Series)
- The Pay-Off (1950)
 1950 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
Princess Alexandra
- The Token (1950)
- The Apple Tree (1950)
 1950 Believe It or Not (TV Series)
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Other Works:

"Look at Monaco, A" (17 February 1963), as Host (Princess Grace) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 16 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 24 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 29 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

H.S.H. Princess Grace | Princess Grace | Princess Grace of Monaco | Fürstin Gracia Patricia | Grace de Monaco | Fürstin Gracia Patricia von Monaco | Fürstin Gracia Patriciá von Monaco

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

(On Gary Cooper) He's the one who taught me to relax during a scene and let the camera do some of the work. On the stage you have to emote not only for the front rows, but for the balcony too, and I'm afraid I overdid it. He taught me the camera is always in front row, and how to take it easy... See more »

Trivia:

Was considered for the role of Maggie the Cat in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) that was eventually played by Elizabeth Taylor. See more »

Trademark:

Her poised, calm, cool and collected demeanor and blond hair often coiffed in a bun See more »

Nickname:

Graciebird See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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