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Actress Grace Kelly in casual pose w. armful of roses standing on sidewalk (surrounded by fans and photographers) during shopping trip.
Courtesy of Everett Collection Rear Window—Grace Kelly, James Stewart, 1954 Robert Hunt Library, Rex Features / Everett Collection
Grace Kelly and Rock Hudson at a cocktail party at the Carlton Hotel, Cannes, France
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Cannes: The actress met future husband Rainier III, Prince of Monaco during a photo shoot while acting as U.S. delegate for the fest.
Courtesy of Everett Collection To Catch a Thief—Grace Kelly, 1955
Oscar winners Grace Kelly and Marlon Brando pose with their statuettes at the 1954 Academy Awards at the RKO Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, Calif., on March 30, 1955. Kelly won best actress of the year for her portrayal in
The Country Girl. Brando won best actor of the year for his portrayal in
On the Waterfront. Courtesy of Everett Collection High Society—Grace Kelly, 1956, pool Allan Grant, Time Life Pictures / Getty Images
Actress Grace Kelly leaving Hollywood studio lot for last time before her marriage.
Princess Grace Kelly waves to cheering crowds lining the road as she rides in an open car with Prince Rainier III following their marriage in a religious wedding ceremony in the Monaco Cathedral, South of France, April 19, 1956.
First official photograph of Prince Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre of Monaco, son and heir of Prince Rainier III, in the arms of his mother Princess Grace, in Monaco, March 17, 1958.
Princess Grace of Monaco, left, walks with two of her children on their way to their first school day of the year in Monaco, Sept. 20, 1971. Princess Stephanie, centre, attends the Religious Institution des Dames de Saint Maur and Prince Albert goes to the Lycee Albert de Monaco
Prince Rainier of Monaco (C-L) and Princess Grace come down a Lausanne street followed by residents. The couple just arrived there for a few days of vacations shortly after the birth of Princess Caroline
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Grace Kelly and Alfred Hitchcock at the Film Society Tribute To Alfred Hitchcock
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Actor Jimmy Stewart, Monaco's Princess Grace and comedian Bob Hope.