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Grace Kelly, Best Actress
Grace Kelly portrayed the
Sheriff's wife in HIGH
NOON was both her first major leading actress role
and the role that put her in the forefront, firmly establishing
her in the leading actress category.
Grace Kelly won her Best Actress Award for her role in 1954's THE COUNTRY GIRL. This was a huge accomplishment for an actress who had only entered the business in 1949!
Her other notable films include DIAL M FOR MURDER, BRIDGES OF TOKO- RI, REAR WINDOW, GREENFIRE, and TO CATCH A THIEF.
Grace Kelly retired from films shortly after when she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco.
Grace Kelly 1954 Best Actress
THE COUNTRY GIRL (Drama)
Grace Kelly won her Best Actress award playing a misunderstood wife, who tried to protect her husband, a fading actor and alcoholic.
About Grace Kelly (1928 - 1982)
American leading lady of the fifties who retired to become Princess Grace of Monaco.
She traveled to New York, attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, became a top model and at age 22 made her first Hollywood film, FOURTEEN HOURS, in 1951.
In 1953 Grace Kelly received a Best Supporting Actress nomination for her performance in MOGAMBO.
She did three films with director Alfred Hitchcock:
DIAL M FOR MURDER (1954)
REAR WINDOW (1954)
TO CATCH A THIEF (1955)
Grace Kelly's other credits include:
FOURTEEN HOURS (1951)
HIGH NOON (1952)
GREEN FIRE (1954)
THE BRIDGES AT TOKO-RI (1954)
THE SWAN (1956)
HIGH SOCIETY (1956)
Grace Kelly in TO CATCH A THIEF