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Grace Kelly

 
Bio:
Grace Patricia Kelly (12 November 1929-14 September 1982) was an Oscar-winning actress, fashion icon, and princess of Monaco. Kelly was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to John and Margaret Kelly. John B. Kelly was a wealthy contractor. At a young age, Grace decided she wanted to become an ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Grace Patricia Kelly (12 November 1929-14 September 1982) was an Oscar-winning actress, fashion icon, and princess of Monaco. Kelly was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to John and Margaret Kelly. John B. Kelly was a wealthy contractor. At a young age, Grace decided she wanted to become an ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1952
A Young Woman
  [Broadway]
1949
Bertha

Photos

Princess Caroline and Princess Grace Kelly attend a performance of 42nd Street at the Photo

Princess Caroline and Princess Grace Kelly attend a performance of 42nd Street at the Winter Garden Theatre on Feburary 17, 1981 in New York City.

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01/22/2020
Princess Caroline and Princess Grace Kelly attend a performance of 42nd Street at the Photo

Princess Caroline and Princess Grace Kelly attend a performance of 42nd Street at the Winter Garden Theatre on Feburary 17, 1981 in New York City.

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01/22/2020
Adolph Green, Betty Comden, Al Pacino, Jerry Herman, Burgess Meredith, Susan Strassbe Photo

Adolph Green, Betty Comden, Al Pacino, Jerry Herman, Burgess Meredith, Susan Strassberg, Angela lansbury, Lillian Gish, Carol Channing, Ethel Merman, Princess Grace Kelly and Ellen Burstyn attend the Theatre Hall Of Fame Awards held on March 28, 1982 at the Uris Theater, now called the Gershwin Theater, New York City.

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12/29/2019
Adolph Green, Betty Comden, Al Pacino, Jerry Herman,Burgess Meredith, Susan Strassber Photo

Adolph Green, Betty Comden, Al Pacino, Jerry Herman,Burgess Meredith, Susan Strassberg, Angela lansbury, Lillian Gish, Carol Channing, Ethel Merman, Princess Grace Kelly and Ellen Burstynat the Theatre Hall Of Fame Awards held at the Uris Theater,now called the Gershwin Theater, New York City. on March 28, 1982

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12/29/2019
Burgess Meredith and Princess Grace Kelly attend the Theatre Hall Of Fame Awards held Photo

Burgess Meredith and Princess Grace Kelly attend the Theatre Hall Of Fame Awards held on March 28, 1982 at the Uris Theater, now called the Gershwin Theater, New York City.

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01/21/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1952
A Young Woman

  [Broadway]
1949
Bertha

Grace Kelly Biography

Grace Patricia Kelly (12 November 1929-14 September 1982) was an Oscar-winning actress, fashion icon, and princess of Monaco.

Kelly was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to John and Margaret Kelly. John B. Kelly was a wealthy contractor. At a young age, Grace decided she wanted to become an actress, and studied acting (primarily theater) at New York City's American Academy of Dramatic Art and worked as a stage actress and model before moving to Hollywood. When in New York, Grace promoted Old Gold cigarettes and appeared on the covers of magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Redbook.

Grace debuted in the film 14 Hours, in a minor supporting role, but then starred in High Noon. Grace then appeared in Mogambo, which won her an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. Her work in High Noon and a screen test for the film Taxi piqued the interest of director Alfred Hitchcock, who, with the aid of Edith Head, pruned Grace into his ideal of the elegant, beautiful blonde. She gave Hitchcock wonderful performances in Dial M for Murder, Rear Window, and To Catch a Thief. Grace went against Hitchcock's glamorized vision of her for the film The Country Girl, which won her the Golden Globe and the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role of 1954. The success of the song "True Love" from the movie High Society earned Grace a gold record. In 1956, she was voted the Golden Globe's World Film Favorite Actor, Female.

Later that year, she married Prince Rainier Grimaldi III of Monaco to become Her Serene Highness Princess Grace of Monaco. As a princess, she gave up her successful acting career, in which she had made eleven films. She had three children: Princess Caroline, Prince Albert, and Princess Stéphanie. Grace died on 14 September 1982 after her car went off a road in the cliffs of Monaco.

Grace Kelly Awards and Nominations

 
Theatre World Awards - 1950 - Performance Gold Star
Grace Kelly, The Father

Grace Kelly News

Bucks County Playhouse to Present HIRSCHFELD'S BROADWAY Featuring Backstage Stories & Photo Bucks County Playhouse to Present HIRSCHFELD'S BROADWAY Featuring Backstage Stories & More This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2022

Bucks County Playhouse will present “Hirschfeld’s Broadway,” a new multi-media presentation illustrating and celebrating some of the most loved moments in American theater as drawn by Al Hirschfeld. The one-night-only event takes place Wednesday, September 28 at 7:30 pm at Bucks County Playhouse.

National Ballet of Peru Presents CARMEN This Week Photo National Ballet of Peru Presents CARMEN This Week
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

The National Ballet of Peru presents its second season at the Gran Teatro Nacional with a show that pays tribute to who was its artistic director for more than five years, the teacher Jimmy Gamonet de los Heros.

John Lloyd Young to Headline 2022 GALAVANT IN THE GARDEN Gala to Benefit Bucks County Photo John Lloyd Young to Headline 2022 GALAVANT IN THE GARDEN Gala to Benefit Bucks County Playhouse
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 3, 2022

Tony-winning star of “Jersey Boys” take center stage at the Seventh Annual Galavant in the Garden Gala to benefit Bucks County Playhouse on September 17 in Solebury, PA.

Chadwick Johnson to Release New 'Unbreakable' Album Photo Chadwick Johnson to Release New 'Unbreakable' Album
by Michael Major - Aug 31, 2022

Chadwick Johnson will release his highly-anticipated new album “Unbreakable” with live concerts planned for The Space in Las Vegas (September 16), The Purple Room in Palm Springs (September 23), Feinstein’s at Vitello’s in Los Angeles (September 24) and Chelsea Table & Stage in New York City (October 13).

2022 Princess Grace Award Winners Announced Photo 2022 Princess Grace Award Winners Announced
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022

The Princess Grace Foundation has announced the 2022 Princess Grace Award winners, along with the recipients of the Princess Grace Foundation’s Advancement grants and the Grace Kelly Scholarship recipients.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Member Abdiel Figueroa Reyes Honored With A 2022 Princes Photo Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Member Abdiel Figueroa Reyes Honored With A 2022 Princess Grace Award
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2022

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) company member Abdiel Figueroa Reyes was selected by the Princess Grace Foundation-USA to receive a 2022 Princess Grace Award, a prestigious honor presented to emerging talents in the fields of theater, dance and film.

Kate Russell Wins Princess Grace Award for Theater Photo Kate Russell Wins Princess Grace Award for Theater
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2022

Threadbare Theatre Workshop announces Maine-based theatremaker and Artistic Director Kate Russell as a 2022 Princess Grace Award winner. Russell was nominated for the award by Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.

The Kennedy Center Announces Participants of the 22nd Annual Betty Carter's JAZZ AHEA Photo The Kennedy Center Announces Participants of the 22nd Annual Betty Carter's JAZZ AHEAD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022

The Kennedy Center’s international jazz career development program announced the participants of the 22nd annual Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead (BCJA) program. The two-week residency includes training in performance, composing, and career development.

World Premiere of HIGH NOON Written by Eric Roth & Directed by Michael Arden Will Com Photo World Premiere of HIGH NOON Written by Eric Roth & Directed by Michael Arden Will Come to Broadway in 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

The world premiere production of HIGH NOON, based on the iconic and beloved Academy Award-winning film of the same title will arrive on Broadway in 2023.

Carter Calvert to Return to Bucks County Playhouse With One-Woman Show in August Photo Carter Calvert to Return to Bucks County Playhouse With One-Woman Show in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

Carter Calvert, the Broadway actress-singer who previously wowed audiences at Bucks County Playhouse as the iconic country music legend in “Always ... Patsy Cline,” will bring her one-woman show, “Viva La Diva,” back to the historic playhouse on Sunday, August 14 at 7:00 pm.

Grace Kelly Videos

MIKA Performs on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS VideoMIKA Performs on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 12, 2019

MIKA appeared on last night's episode of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” for performances of “Tiny Love” and “Big Girl.”

VIDEO: Ann Harada, Ginna LeVine and Julius Thomas III Preview Two Songs from THE NEW  VideoVIDEO: Ann Harada, Ginna LeVine and Julius Thomas III Preview Two Songs from THE NEW WORLD at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Pilgrims wash ashore in Massachusetts - turning North American life on its ear - in Bucks County Playhouse's world premiere production of the new musical comedy, 'The New World.' Performances begin November 7 and run through December 2, with an official opening on November 11. The show's company just met the press and previewed two musical numbers from the show - 'Natural' and 'Massachusetts' - check them out below!

BWW TV: Full Cast Announced in West End's HANGMEN - First Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 30, 2015

Full casting has today been announced for the West End run of the Royal Court Theatre's production of Hangmen. ProducersRobert Fox, Matthew Byam Shaw for Playful Productions and Royal Court Theatre Productions are delighted to announce that Andy Nyman will play Syd, Craig Parkinson will take on the role of Inspector Fry and Tony Hirst will play Bill, completing the cast of the West End production. Directed by Matthew Dunster, Martin McDonagh's Hangmen will transfer to the Wyndham's Theatre for a strictly limited season, previewing from 1 December.  Check out the new trailer below!

STAGE TUBE: Christian Campbell and America Olivio Team Up with Broadway Dreams for THE GREAT GRAPESTA
by Stage Tube - Feb 18, 2015

Christian Campbell and America Olivio, stars of stage and screen, teamed up with the Broadway Dreams Foundation and Grace Winery for an East vs. West Coast wine-video challenge. The result is a hilarious Great Gatsby-inspired video series entitled The Great Grapesta.

VIDEO: Taylor Swift Talks New Album, Love Life & More on THE TALK
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 31, 2014

Taylor Swift stopped by CBS's THE TALK yesterday to discuss her new album "1989," her secret sessions and answers some never before asked questions.

VIDEO: Iggy Azalea, Rita Ora Spin a Web with 'Black Widow' at VMAs
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 25, 2014

Like her partners on the opening 'Bang...Bang,' Iggy Azalea also had a return performance at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. Later in the evening, she was joined by Rita Ora for the first live performance of their hit 'Black Widow.'

VIDEO: First Look - Nicole Kidman in New International Trailer for GRACE OF MONACO
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 6, 2014

Warner Bros has released a new international trailer of GRACE OF MONACO. Nicole Kidman stars as beloved movie star and real-life princess Grace Kelly in the upcoming biopic

VIDEO: Cast of Zach Theatre's LES MISERABLES Channels 'Grace Kelly' Backstage
by Jeff Davis - Oct 18, 2013

ZACH Theatre's recently opened its production of LES MISERABLES, it's opening production of the 2013-2014 season, and judging by this backstage video of the cast rocking out to Mika's 'Grace Kelly,' it appears things aren't that miserable backstage.

VIDEO: Valerie Harper Channels Grace Kelly on DANCING WITH THE STARS
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 1, 2013

Broadway vet Valerie Harper and her pro dance partner Tristan McManus danced an energetic Cha-Cha as they channeled the spirit of actress Grace Kelly and Queen's Freddie Mercury.

VIDEO: First Look- Nicole Kidman in GRACE OF MONACO
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 16, 2013

Here is the first look at Nicole Kidman as beloved movie star and real-life princess Grace Kelly in the upcoming biopic GRACE OF MONACO.


Grace Kelly Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Grace Kelly been in?
Grace Kelly has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Grace Kelly been in?
Grace Kelly has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Grace Kelly been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Father .

What awards has Grace Kelly won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Father.