Monaco Celebrates Grace Kelly’s 80th Birthday

Monaco Post has issued a stamp to mark 80th anniversary of Grace Kelly's birth.

Born on November 12, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Grace Patricia Kelly attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York and had her first leading role in High Noon in 1952. She then became Alfred Hitchcock's favourite actress, starring in three of his films: Dial M for Murder, Rear Window and To Catch a Thief. Grace Kelly won an Oscar for Best Actress in 1955 for her performance in A Country Girl. In 1956, when she married Prince Rainier III, she became Princess of Monaco and put a stop to her acting career.

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