Grace Kelly was born on Nov. 12, so we're celebrating the late actress this week with a look at her pop culture legacy. More than 30 years since her tragic death in a car accident, the world is still fascinated by the Academy Award winner turned princess. At the young age of 26, the American actress retired from acting to move to Monaco and join its royal family. She had met Prince Rainier, the sovereign of Monaco, in April 1955 while at the Cannes Film Festival. A year later, they were married in an event broadcast across Europe. Today, Grace Kelly still holds icon status. Thanks to her talented acting, timeless style, and intriguing personal life, she's left a lasting legacy, which can be seen in movies, books, and more.