Grace Patricia Kelly was an American actress who, after starring in several significant films in the early to mid-1950s, became Princess of Monaco by marrying Prince Rainier III in April 1956.
Grace Kelly was an American actress who became the Princess of Monaco after marrying Prince Rainier III in 1956. She is widely regarded as one of the most iconic and influential film stars of the 20th century, as well as a style icon and humanitarian. She starred in several acclaimed films, such as High Noon, Dial M for Murder, Rear Window, To Catch a Thief, and High Society, and won an Academy Award for her performance in The Country Girl. She retired from acting at the age of 26 to focus on her duties as the Princess of Monaco and the mother of three children. She was also involved in various philanthropic causes, such as supporting the Red Cross, founding a children’s hospital, and promoting arts and culture in Monaco. She died in 1982 at the age of 52 from injuries sustained in a car accident.