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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 6 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)
- 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)
 1952 CBS Television Workshop (TV Series)
- 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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Radio: Hosted episodes of "Family Theatre" on 3 September 1952 and 1 September 1954. See more »

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4 Biographical Movies | 16 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 23 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 28 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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I'll tell you one of the reasons I'm ready to leave. When I first came to Hollywood five years ago, my makeup call was at eight in the morning. On this movie it's been put back to seven-thirty. Every day I see Joan Crawford, who's been in makeup since five, and Loretta Young, who's been there since four in the morning. I'll be god-damned if I'm going to stay in a business where I have to get up ... See more »


Grandmother of: Andrea, Charlotte, and Pierre Casiraghi, Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra of Hanover, Louis and Pauline Ducruet, Camille Gottlieb, Jazmin Grace Grimaldi and Alexandre Coste. See more »


Often cast as the love interest of the leading man who is over 20 years older. See more »


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