Grace Patricia Kelly (November 12, 1929 – September 14, 1982) was an American actress who got the title of Princess of Monaco after becoming Prince Rainier III's wife.

Kelly started her acting career when she was 20 years old, in 1950. She played in the theaters of New York and appeared in dozens of live drama productions broadcast during the Golden Age of Television. The film Mogambo made her a true star of her times. She was nominated for Academy Award and won a Golden Globe in 1954. For her role in Country Girl she won an Oscar for Best Actress.

After 6 years of brilliant acting career she retired from the industry to marry the Prince of Monaco and begin her duties as a Princess. She was a mother of three children and maintained dual citizenship, retaining her American roots.

Kelly died on the 14th of September, 1982 in a car crash.