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Grace Kelly

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Birth Name: Grace Kelly
Born: 11/12/1928
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Death Place: Monaco
Died: 09/14/1982

Kelly's storybook ascent to a princess's life did not quite involve a rags-to-riches story. Born in Philadelphia, PA on Nov. 12, 1929, Grace Patricia Kelly came up in the rarified air of Philly high society. Her father, Jack Kelly, a three-time Olympic gold medal-winner in rowing, built his modest trade as a bricklayer into a successful construction company that did work up and down the Atlantic corridor. He leveraged his success and notoriety into politics, getting elected as city councilman, running unsuccessfully for mayor of Philadelphia, and, as he maintained his athletic zeal through most his life, later being appointed National Director of Physical Fitness by President Franklin Roosev... Continue Bio >>


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