Grace Kelly

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Born

11/12/1929

Grace Kelly was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Margaret and Jack Kelly

Grace Discovers Acting

1941

Grace acted in her first play at age 12

Moves to NYC to Pursuit Acting Career

1947

In 1947, Grace moves to New York City to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

First Role

1949

In 1949, Grace graduated from college and landed her first part in a Broadway play called The Father.

Beginning of Successful Acting Career

1950

Grace then turned to television, and appeared on many programs. Her television career led to her first big movie, Fourteen Hours.

Stardom

1954

By 1954, Grace was a major star.