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Grace Kelly- Icon Of Golden Age of Television

BP World Bureau | Dec 14 2019
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American actress Grace Patricia Kelly rose to fame as a leading actress following her prominent role in 'High Noon'. She appeared in the New York City theatrical productions and more than 40 episodes of live drama productions broadcast during the Golden Age of Television. 

She modelled part-time and appeared in advertisements and covers of magazines like Cosmopolitan and Redbook during her school period. She also starred in the Alfred Hitchcock films ‘Rear Window’, ‘Dial M for Murder’ and 'To Catch a Thief'. Kelly left Hollywood after marrying Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1956, thereby becoming Princess Grace.

Kelly won a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in adventure-romance movie 'Mogambo' and won an  Academy Award for Best Actress for the drama ‘The Country Girl’ with Bing Crosby. She died in her adopted home country in 1982 at the age of 52, following a car accident.