Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Princess Grace of Monaco - New Movie Trailer

The (rich) girl from Philly becomes royalty

Grace Kelly

Nicole Kidman

Grace Kelly Nov 12, 1929 - Sept 14, 1982
Grace, Princess of Monaco (Grace Patricia Kelly) was born in Philadelphia into the family of an American self-made millionaire. She was a film actress and wife of Prince Rainier III of Monaco. 
After embarking on an acting career in 1950, at the age of 20, Grace Kelly appeared in New York City theatrical productions and over forty episodes of live drama productions broadcast during the early 1950s, Golden Age of Television. She became a 'movie staron October 1953, with the release of Mogambo. Her movie star status was confirmed in 1954 with a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award nomination as well as leading roles in five films, including an Academy Award winning performance in The Country Girl.  She retired from acting at 26 to enter upon her duties in Monaco. She and Prince Rainier had three children:Caroline, Albert, and Stéphanie. She was the Princess Consort of Monaco from 1956 until her death in 1982 at age of 52. She also maintaining dual US and Monégasque citizenships.
Princess Grace died when she lost control of her automobile and crashed after suffering a stroke. Her daughter, Princess Stéphanie, was in the car with her, and survived the accident.


The princess' funeral was watched by almost 100 million people worldwide and attended by people including Diana Princess of Wales and film star Cary Grant.
In his eulogy, James Stewart said: "You know, I just love Grace Kelly. Not because she was a princess, not because she was an actress, not because she was my friend, but because she was just about the nicest lady I ever met."
In June 1999, the American Film Institute named Kelly the 13th top female star of American cinema.

On 9 January 2012, it was revealed that Olivier Dahan, who is best known for directing the award-winning 'La Vie En Rose', would be directing a biopic about Kelly entitled 'Grace of Monaco', the movie would focus on her time as the Princess of Monaco.



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