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  • Grace Kelly

    Born on November 12, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

awards & nominations

The Country Girl (1954)

Grace Kelly as "Georgie Elgin"

This adaptation of Clifford Odets' stage drama features Bing Crosby as the hard-drinking Frank Elgin, a once-popular Broadway star whose glory days have passed. When director Bernie Dodd (William Holden) gives Elgin a role in his new musical, he must also deal with the actor's sour and ever-present wife, Georgie (Grace Kelly), who Dodd believes is the cause of her husband's failure. However, as Dodd spends more time around Georgie, the truth about her husband becomes clear.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1955) Nominated Foreign Actress
Academy Award (1954) Won Best Actress
Golden Globe (1954) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

Dial M for Murder (1954)

Grace Kelly as "Margot Mary Wendice"

Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) wants to have his wealthy wife, Margot (Grace Kelly), murdered so he can get his hands on her inheritance. When he discovers her affair with Mark Halliday (Robert Cummings), he comes up with the perfect plan to kill her. He blackmails an old acquaintance into carrying out the murder, but the carefully-orchestrated set-up goes awry, and Margot stays alive. Now Wendice must frantically scheme to outwit the police and avoid having his plot detected.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1954) Nominated Foreign Actress

Mogambo (1953)

Grace Kelly as "Linda Nordley"

Victor Marswell (Clark Gable) is a big-game hunter in Kenya. After Eloise Kelly (Ava Gardner) is stood up by a friend there, she falls in with Marswell. Shortly thereafter, the Nordleys (Grace Kelly, Donald Sinden) arrive for a gorilla safari. Mrs. Nordley, disillusioned with her husband, takes a liking to Marswell, and the two have a brief affair. Kelly grows jealous, and the two women engage in a battle of wills over the hunter, while Mr. Nordley remains oblivious to it all.

Academy Award (1953) Nominated Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe (1953) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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