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Grace Kelly’s Granddaughter Camille Grows Up to Mirror the Iconic Princess

The name of iconic actress and Princess Grace Kelly still symbolizes everlasting beauty, even years after her death. This incredible woman, whose career spanned only about six years, left an indelible mark on the Golden Age of Hollywood.

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Kelly was born on November 12, 1929, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her father, John B. Kelly, was a gold-medal-winning oarsman, and her uncle, George Kelly, was a playwright. George was Kelly’s biggest supporter, encouraging her to pursue her dream of becoming an actress and overseeing her rise to fame in Hollywood.

 

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During her active years on the screen, Kelly starred alongside some of the biggest names in the industry. She made her debut in the film “Fourteen Hours,” but her breakthrough came as Gary Cooper’s Quaker wife in “High Noon” in 1952. From that point on, Kelly starred in numerous famous films, including the adventure romance “Mogambo” with Clark Gable and Ava Gardner, a role that earned her the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. Other significant films in her career include “The Country Girl,” for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the comedy musical “High Society,” and three Alfred Hitchcock films: “Dial M for Murder,” “Rear Window,” and “To Catch a Thief” with Cary Grant.

By the age of 26, Kelly had become the highest-paid and most respected actress in the world. However, her life took a dramatic turn when she met Prince Rainier III of Monaco during a photoshoot at the Cannes Film Festival in France. She married him and became the Princess of Monaco, marking the end of her acting career.

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Kelly embodied the qualities of a princess throughout her life—beauty, elegance, grace, and widespread admiration. She and Prince Rainier had three children: Caroline, Princess of Hanover; Albert II, Prince of Monaco; and Princess Stéphanie.

Tragically, at the age of 52, Princess Kelly died in a car accident after suffering a stroke and losing control of the vehicle. Her daughter Stéphanie, who was in the car with her, survived the crash.

Kelly had 11 grandchildren, all of whom inherited her beauty and style. Among them, 20-year-old Camille Gottlieb, daughter of Princess Stéphanie, bears a striking resemblance to her famous grandmother. Camille’s stunning looks and her connection to one of America’s most beloved actresses have garnered her a measure of fame as well. She enjoys sharing photos of herself and her family on her Instagram account, which has over 70,000 followers.

Many agree that Camille’s blonde hair and blue eyes are reminiscent of Kelly’s. The resemblance is unmistakable. Although Camille’s parents were not married when she was born, making her ineligible for the Monegasque throne, she is no less a princess in the eyes of many.

If Kelly were still alive, she would have so much to be proud of.

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