Grace Kelly

Celebrity

Biography

grace kelly
  • Birth Name: Grace Patricia Kelly
  • Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/12/1929, Scorpio
  • Date of Death: 09/14/1982
  • Profession: Actor
User Rating: (80 ratings)
Add Your Rating: 1 stars2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars
Grace Kelly Fast Facts:
  • Father was a wealthy industrialist and uncle was a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.
  • Made her Broadway debut in 1949's The Father
  • Made her film debut at age 22 in 1951's Fourteen Hours.
  • Appeared in three movies directed by Alfred Hitchcock, including To Catch a Thief (1955) in Monaco, where she met her future husband, Prince Rainier.
  • After her royal wedding in 1956, she retired from acting and her husband banned her films from being shown in Monaco.
  • Served on the board of Twentieth Century Fox from 1976 to '81.
  • Was the subject of the exhibition "Grace Kelly: From Movie Star to Princess" at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.
  • Grace Kelly Relationships:
  • Margaret Majer Kelly - Mother
  • Margaret Kelly Conlan - Sister
  • Prince Rainier - Husband
  • Princess Caroline - Daughter
  • Princess Stephanie - Daughter
  • Lizanne Kelly LeVine - Sister
  • Prince Albert II - Son
  • John Brendan Kelly Jr. - Brother
  • John Brendan Kelly Sr. - Father
  • Grace Kelly Awards:
  • 1954 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actress - Nominee
  • 1954 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1955 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
  • 1955 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actress - Nominee
  • 1956 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
  • 1953 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1954 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • College:
  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, NY (1949)

Shop

American Legends: The Life of Grace Kelly
Buy American Legends: The Life of Grace Kelly from Amazon.com
From CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (Paperback)
Usually ships in 24 hours
Buy New: $6.18 (as of 1:30 PM EST - more info)
The Hollywood Collection - Grace Kelly: The American Princess
Buy The Hollywood Collection - Grace Kelly: The American Princess from Amazon.com
From Janson Media (DVD)
Usually ships in 24 hours
Buy New: $14.96 (as of 1:30 PM EST - more info)

More Products

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular