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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 »


(age 52) in Monaco

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

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Rear Window
Rear Window Lisa Carol Fremont
Dial M for Murder
Dial M for Murder Margot Wendice
To Catch a Thief
To Catch a Thief Frances Stevens
High Noon
High Noon Amy Fowler Kane


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 1950-1953 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
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- 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)
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- A Message for Janice (1952) ... Janice
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- The Kill (1952) ... Freda Clark
- The Rockingham Tea Set (1950) ... Sara Mappin
 1951-1952 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Recapture (1952)
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 1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
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 1952 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
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 1950-1952 Lights Out (TV Series)
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 1950-1952 Danger (TV Series)
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 1952 The Big Build Up (TV Movie)
 1952 CBS Television Workshop (TV Series)
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 1951 Nash Airflyte Theatre (TV Series)
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- A Kiss for Mr. Lincoln (1951) ... Mrs. Kennard
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Other Works:

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

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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


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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Mr. Hitchcock taught me everything about cinema. It was thanks to him that I understood that murder scenes should be shot like love scenes and love scenes like murder scenes. See more »


The very first actress to appear on a postage stamp in 1993. See more »


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