Grace Patricia Kelly is an American actress who, after starring in several important films in the early to mid-1950s, became Princess of Monaco by marrying Prince Rainier III on May 4, 1956. After graduating from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts In 1949, she began appearing in New York City theatrical productions and more than 40 live drama productions were shown in the early 1950s Golden Age television theater productions. Kelly is best known for her performance in John Ford Mogambo's romantic adventure movie starring Clark Gable and Ava Gardner, and she was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the drama Country Girl with Bing Crosby.
|Born||Grace Patricia Kelly, November 12, 1929, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Died||September 14, 1982, Monaco Hospital, La Colle, Monaco|
|Burial||September 18, 1982, Cathedral of Our Lady Immaculate, Monaco-Ville, Monaco|
|Issue||Caroline, Princess of Hanover, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Princess Stéphanie|
|House||Grimaldi (by marriage)|
|Father||John B. Kelly Sr.|
In high school, she danced and acted in plays.
In the 1951 film Fourteen Hours, she made her big screen debut.
In April 1956, she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco and became Princess of Monaco. Caroline, Princess of Hanover, and Princess Stephanie of Monaco were her daughters, and Albert II, Prince of Monaco was her son.
She co-starred with Clark Gable in the film Mogambo.
Genre Grace Kelly. The Princesses of Monaco. Grand Cross of the Order of Charity (Greece). Recipients of the Order of Saint Charles. The Kellys. Citizenship of Monaco. Former student of the neighborhood theater school. Best Actress won the Golden Globe Award (film). Best Supporting Actress won the Golden Globe Award (film). The Monegasque film actress. Grand Cross of the Order of Saint-Charles. Best actress award winning an Oscar. Members of the Order of the Holy Sepulcher. Irish American History. Princess by marriage. Western film actresses. The actress is originally from Philadelphia. Alumni of the American Academy of Theater Arts. Player contracts with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer