Grace Kelly (I) (1929–1982)


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On November 12, 1929, Grace Patricia Kelly was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to wealthy parents. Her girlhood was uneventful for the most part, but one of the things she desired was to become an actress which she had decided on at an early age. After her high school graduation in 1947, Grace struck out on her own, heading to New York's bright... See full bio »

Died:

(age 52) in Monaco

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Dial M for Murder Margot Wendice
(1954)
Rear Window Lisa Fremont
(1954)
To Catch a Thief Frances Stevens
(1955)
The Country Girl Georgie Elgin
(1954)

Filmography

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 1956 High Society
Tracy Lord
 1956 The Swan
Princess Alexandra
 1955 To Catch a Thief
Frances Stevens
 1954 The Bridges at Toko-Ri
Nancy Brubaker
 1954 Green Fire
Catherine Knowland
 1954 The Country Girl
Georgie Elgin
 1954 Rear Window
Lisa Fremont
 1954 Dial M for Murder
Margot Wendice
 1953 Mogambo
Linda Nordley
 1950-1953 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Lucy Bakewell Audubon / Paula / Ann Rutledge / ...
- The Way of an 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 (TV Series)
Freda Clark / Sara Mappin / Nurse Sara Mappin
- The Kill (1952) ... Freda Clark
- The Rockingham Tea Set (1952) ... Sara Mappin
- The Rockingham Tea Set (1950) ... Nurse Sara Mappin
 1951-1952 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Susan
- Recapture (1952) ... Susan
- 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 Therese (1952) ... Therese
 1952 High Noon
Amy Fowler Kane
 1950-1952 Lights Out (TV Series)
- The Borgia Lamp (1952)
 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
 1950-1951 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
Carolyn Reed
- Smith Serves (1951) ... Carolyn Reed
- Episode (1950)
 1951 Fourteen Hours
Mrs. Louise Ann Fuller
 1951 Nash Airflyte Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Kennard
- A Kiss for Mr. Lincoln (1951) ... Mrs. Kennard
 1951 The Prudential Family Playhouse (TV Series)
Helen Pettigrew
- Berkeley Square (1951) ... Helen Pettigrew
 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 Swan (1950) ... Princess Alexandra
- The Token (1950)
- The Apple Tree (1950)
 1950 Believe It or Not (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

1950: Performer, "The Lovesick Robber," NBC-TV, 25 April 1950. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 16 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 34 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 365 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

H.S.H. Princess Grace | Princess Grace | Prince Rainier III & Princess Grace of Monaco | Princess Grace of Monaco | Fürstin Gracia Patricia | Grace de Monaco | Fürstin Gracia Patricia von Monaco | Fürstin Gracia Patriciá von Monaco | Gracia Patricia von Monaco

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Spouse:

Prince Rainier of Monaco  (her death)  (3 children)


Parents:

Margaret Katherine Majer | John B. Kelly Sr.

Relatives:

John B. Kelly III (niece or nephew) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I would like to say to my future fellow citizens that the Prince, my fiance, has taught me to love them. I already know a lot about them from the way he has described them to me, and my dearest desire today is to find a little place in their hearts. See more »

Trivia:

Part of Prince Rainier of Monaco's attraction to marrying a movie star was to increase tourism in his tiny, cash-poor principality, and the Kelly family was turned off by his demands that a substantial dowry accompany Grace to Monaco. A figure of $2,000,000 was finally agreed upon, which was diverted from Grace's inheritance so that her brother and two sisters would not be shortchanged. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Gracie See more »

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