On this Day in Movie History, November 12, 1929 : Grace Kelly Born

It was on this day, November 12, 1929, American actress Grace Patricia Kelly was born. Talk about a every little girl’s fairy tale dream, in April 1956, she married Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, to become Princess consort of Monaco, styled as Her Serene Highness The Princess of Monaco, and commonly referred to as Princess Grace.

In June 1999, the American Film Institute ranked her No.13 in their list of top female stars of American cinema.

Birthdays
1903 – Jack Oakie (Lewis Delaney Offield) (actor: Lover Come Back, The Rat Race, Song of the Islands, Tin Pan Alley, The Texas Rangers; died Jan 23, 1978)

1920 – Sunset Carson (Winifred Maurice Harrison) (actor: Stage Door Canteen, Rio Grande Raiders, Alias Billy the Kid; died May 1, 1990)

1920 – Richard Quine (actor: Babes on Broadway, For Me and My Gal, director: The World of Suzy Wong, Bell Book and Candle, How to Murder Your Wife, Sex and the Single Girl; died Jun 10, 1989)

1922 – Kim Hunter (Janet Cole) (Academy Award-winning actress: A Streetcar Named Desire [1951]; Requiem for a Heavyweight, Planet of the Apes series, The Edge of Night, Backstairs at the White House; died Sep 11, 2002)

1929 – Grace Kelly (Princess Grace of Monaco) (Academy Award-winning actress: The Country Girl [1954]; To Catch a Thief, High Society, High Noon, Rear Window, Dial “M” for Murder; singer: True Love [w/Bing Crosby]; died Sep 14, 1982)

1931 – Bob Crewe (producer: The Four Seasons, Mitch Ryder, The Bob Crewe Generation: Music to Watch Girls By)

1934 – Ann Flood (actress: The Edge of Night)

1943 – Wallace Shawn (actor: House Arrest, Clueless, The Magic Bubble, Radio Days, The Princess Bride, Micki & Maude, The Hotel New Hampshire, A Little Sex, My Dinner with Andre, Simon, All That Jazz)

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