However, Kelly's performance in Fourteen Hours was not noticed by critics, and did not lead to her receiving other film acting roles.
She continued her work in the theater and on television, She had various roles on television shows produced by NBC and CBS.
Grace Patricia Kelly (November 12, 1929 – September 14, 1982) was an American film actress who became Princess of Monaco after marrying Prince Rainier III, in April 1956.
After embarking on an acting career in 1950, when she was 20, Kelly appeared in New York City theatrical productions and more than 40 episodes of live drama productions broadcast during the early 1950s Golden Age of Television.
Subsequently, she had leading roles in five films, including The Country Girl (1954) with Bing Crosby, for which her deglamorized performance earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress.Upon getting the role, Kelly told Hollywood columnist Hedda Hopper, "Mogambo had three things that interested me.John Ford, Clark Gable, and a trip to Africa, with expenses paid.If Mogambo had been made in Arizona, I wouldn't have done it." Her role in Mogambo garnered her a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, and her first Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.After the success of Mogambo, Kelly starred in a TV play, The Way of an Eagle, with Jean-Pierre Aumont, before being cast in the film adaptation of Frederick Knott's Broadway hit Dial M for Murder.Other films include High Noon (1952), with Gary Cooper; High Society (1956), with Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra; and three Alfred Hitchcock films: Dial M for Murder (1954), with Ray Milland; Rear Window (1954), with James Stewart; To Catch a Thief (1955), with Cary Grant. had won three Olympic gold medals for sculling and owned a successful brickwork contracting company that was well-known on the East Coast.Kelly retired from acting at the age of 26 to marry Rainier, and began her duties as Princess of Monaco. A registered Democrat, he was nominated to be mayor of Philadelphia for the 1935 election but lost by the closest margin in the city's history.In a film review released 12 months later, The New Yorker remarked on the apparent on-screen chemistry between them, and took note of her delivery of her performance "with quiet confidence".Eva Marie Saint, who replaced her, won an Academy Award for that role.Her early acting pursuits led her to the stage, most notably a Broadway debut in Strindberg's The Father, alongside Raymond Massey.At 19, her graduation performance was as Tracy Lord in The Philadelphia Story.