Grace Kelly filmography

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Kelly in 1956

Grace Kelly (November 12, 1929 – September 14, 1982) was an American actress who made her debut on television in the play "Old Lady Robbins" (1948) on the anthology series, Kraft Television Theatre.[1] In 1950, she made numerous television appearances on anthology series including The Philco Television Playhouse, Studio One, The Clock, The Web, and Danger. The following year, Kelly played Helen Pettigrew in the television play "Berkeley Square" on the Prudential Family Playhouse. In 1952, she portrayed Dulcinea in the drama "Don Quixote" on the anthology series CBS Television Workshop. In the same year, Kelly also starred in a number of other anthology series including Hallmark Hall of Fame, Lux Video Theatre, and Suspense.

Kelly's film debut was a minor role in the 1951 drama Fourteen Hours. She followed this with an appearance in the western High Noon opposite Gary Cooper. For her performance as Linda Nortley in John Ford's Mogambo she received the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.[2][3] In 1954, she starred in Alfred Hitchcock's thrillers Dial M for Murder opposite Ray Milland, and Rear Window opposite James Stewart. In the same year, she portrayed a long-suffering wife of an alcoholic actor played by Bing Crosby in The Country Girl (1954)[4] for which Kelly received the Academy Award for Best Actress, and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama in 1955.[2][5] She reteamed with Hitchcock on the romantic thriller To Catch a Thief (1955) opposite Cary Grant. In 1956, she appeared in the romantic comedy The Swan, and the musical comedy High Society. Later that year, the 26-year-old Kelly retired from acting to marry Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and become the Princess of Monaco.[6][7]

Film[edit]

Kelly in High Noon (1952)
List of film credits
Title Year Role Notes Ref(s)
Fourteen Hours 1951 Louise Anne Fuller [8]
High Noon 1952 Amy Fowler Kane [9]
Mogambo 1953 Linda Nordley [10]
Dial M for Murder 1954 Margot Wendice [11]
Rear Window 1954 Lisa Fremont [12]
The Country Girl 1954 Georgie Elgin [4]
Green Fire 1954 Catherine Knowland [13]
The Bridges at Toko-Ri 1954 Nancy Brubaker [14]
To Catch a Thief 1955 Frances Stevens [15]
The Swan 1956 Princess Alexandra [16]
High Society 1956 Tracy Lord [17]
The Wedding in Monaco 1956 Herself Documentary [18]
A Look at Monaco 1963 Herself Documentary [19]

Television[edit]

List of television credits
Title Year Role Channel Notes Ref(s)
Kraft Television Theatre 1948
1952–54
Various characters NBC Episode: "Old Lady Robbins"
Episode: "The Cricket on the Hearth"
Episode: "The Small Hours"
Episode: "Boy of Mine"
Episode: "The Thankful Heart"
[1]
[20]
[21]
[22]
[23]
The Philco Television Playhouse 1950–53 Various characters NBC Episode: "Bethel Merriday"
Episode: "Ann Rutledge"
Episode: "Leaf Out of a Book"
Episode: "Rich Boy"
Episode: "The Way of the Eagle"
[24]
[25]
[26]
[27]
[28]
[29]
Ripley's Believe It or Not! 1950 NBC Episode: "The Voice of Obsession" [30]
Studio One 1950
1952
CBS Episode: "The Rockingham Tea Set"
Episode: "The Kill"
[31]
[32]
Actors Studio 1950 Various characters CBS Episode: "The Apple Tree"
Episode: "The Token"
Episode: "The Swan"
[33]
Cads, Scoundrels and Ladies 1950 NBC Segment: "The Lovesick Robber" [33]
Comedy Theater 1950 CBS Episode: "Summer Had Better Be Good" [34]
Lights Out 1950
1952
NBC Episode: "The Devil to Pay"
Episode: "The Borgia Lamp"
[35]
[36]
Big Town 1950 CBS Episode: "The Pay-Off" [33]
The Clock 1950 NBC Episode: "Vengeance" [37]
The Web 1950 CBS Episode: "Mirror of Delusion" [33]
Somerset Maugham TV Theatre 1950 CBS Episode: "Episode" [33]
Danger 1950
1952
CBS Episode: "The Sergeant and the Doll"
Episode: "Prelude to Death"
[38]
Prudential Family Playhouse 1951 Helen Pettigrew CBS Episode: "Berkeley Square" [39]
The Nash Airflyte Theater 1951 CBS Episode: "A Kiss for Mr. Lincoln" [40]
Armstrong Circle Theatre 1951–52 Various characters NBC Episode: "Lover's Leap"
Episode: "Brand from the Burning"
Episode: "City Editor"
Episode: "Recapture"
[41]
[42]
[43]
[44]
CBS Television Workshop 1952 Dulcinea CBS Episode: "Don Quixote" [43]
Hallmark Hall of Fame 1952 Claire Conroy NBC Episode: "The Big Build Up" [43]
Lux Video Theatre 1952–53 CBS Episode: "Life, Liberty and Orrin Dooley"
Episode: "A Message for Janice"
Episode: "The Betrayers"
[45]
[46]
[47]
Robert Montgomery Presents 1952 NBC Episode: "Candles for Theresa" [43]
Suspense 1952 CBS Episode: "Fifty Beautiful Girls" [48]
Goodyear Television Playhouse 1952 NBC Episode: "Leaf Out of a Book" [27]
Toast of the Town 1953 Sang duet with Ralph Meeker CBS Episode: "Teahouse of the August Moon" [49]
[50]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Spoto 2010, p. 49.
  2. ^ a b "Grace Kelly". Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  3. ^ "The 26th Academy Awards". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Crowther, Bosley (December 16, 1954). "The Country Girl (1954) Screen: Crosby Acts in 'Country Girl'; Film Based on Odets Drama Makes Bow". The New York Times. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  5. ^ "The 27th Academy Awards". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  6. ^ Cosgrove, Ben (August 11, 2014). "Grace Kelly: Portraits of a Star". Time. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  7. ^ "1956: Prince Rainier marries Grace Kelly". BBC News. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  8. ^ Spoto 2010, p. 54–55.
  9. ^ Spoto 2010, p. 69–70.
  10. ^ Spoto 2010, p. 103–104.
  11. ^ Spoto 2010, p. 113–114.
  12. ^ Ebert, Roger (February 20, 2000). "Rear Window Movie Review & Film Summary (1954)". Roger Ebert. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  13. ^ Crowther, Bosley (December 25, 1954). "Green Fire (1954) 'Green Fire' Is Yule Bill at Mayfair". The New York Times. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  14. ^ Crowther, Bosley (January 21, 1955). "The Bridges at Toko Ri (1954) The Screen in Review; 'Bridges at Toko-ri' Is Fine Film of War". The New York Times. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  15. ^ Spoto 2010, p. 171.
  16. ^ Crowther, Bosley (April 27, 1956). "The Swan (1956) Screen: The World of Make-Believe; Grace Kelly, Guinness Star in 'The Swan'". The New York Times. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  17. ^ Crowther, Bosley (August 10, 1956). "High Society (1956) Screen: No 'Philadelphia Story,' This; 'High Society' Lacks Hepburn Sparkle Sinatra, Crosby, Grace Kelly Are Starred". The New York Times. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  18. ^ Crowther, Bosley (May 18, 1956). "The Wedding in Monaco (1956) Screen: History Class; Gettysburg and Monaco Wedding Share Bill". The New York Times. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  19. ^ "Television". The Australian Women's Weekly. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  20. ^ Spoto 2010, p. 83.
  21. ^ "Video Highlights". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. August 27, 1952. p. 17. Retrieved May 24, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  22. ^ "Television". Long Beach Independent. July 1, 1953. p. 22. Retrieved May 24, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  23. ^ "Tele-Views". Daily Capital Journal. January 19, 1954. p. 13. Retrieved May 24, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  24. ^ Vernon, Terry (January 22, 1950). "Tele-Vues". Long Beach Independent. p. 30. Retrieved May 24, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
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  28. ^ Spoto 2010, p. 84.
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  32. ^ "The Kill". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  33. ^ a b c d e Spoto 2010, p. 51.
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  38. ^ "Television Programs". The Pocono Record. February 5, 1952. p. 7. Retrieved May 24, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
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  40. ^ "Video Highlights". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. February 22, 1951. p. 19. Retrieved May 24, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  41. ^ "Television Features". The Bridgeport Telegram. June 5, 1951. p. 22. Retrieved May 24, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
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  43. ^ a b c d Spoto 2010, p. 82.
  44. ^ Spoto 2010, p. 88.
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  46. ^ "Video Highlights". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. September 29, 1952. p. 19. Retrieved May 24, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
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  50. ^ "Ed Sullivan Show, The: 10th Anniversary". Paley Center for Media. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 

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