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Grace Kelly: Princess of Monaco

John Ford

Grace Patricia Kelly, born on November 12th, 1929, Hahnemann
University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., was a film
actress who became Princess of Monaco after marrying Prince
Rainier III during April 1956. Kelly began her acting career in
1950, when she was 20, appearing in New York City theatrical
productions and more than 40 episodes of live drama
productions broadcast during the early 1950s Golden Age of
Television.

Grace became famous for her performance in director John
Ford's movie Mogambo, starring Clark Gable and Ava Gardner
during October 1953, which won her a Golden Globe Award and
an Academy Award nomination the following year. She had
leading roles in 5 films, including The Country Girl (1954) with
Bing Crosby, receiving an Academy Award for Best Actress for
her unglamorous performance.

Kelly's other movies included High Noon (1952), with Gary
Cooper; High Society (1956), with Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra;
plus 3 Alfred Hitchcock films: Dial M for Murder (1954), with
Ray Milland; Rear Window (1954), with James Stewart and To
Catch a Thief (1955), with Cary Grant. Grace is listed 13th
among the American Film Institute's 25 Greatest Female Stars of
Classical Hollywood Cinema.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: Oct 2nd, 2021
  • Pages: 136
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.29in - 0.42lb
  • EAN: 9798488431904
  • Categories: Entertainment & Performing Arts