Who was the first Hollywood actress to appear on a U.S. postage stamp?
Answer: Grace Kelly. Grace Kelly won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in “The Country Girl.” She left Hollywood behind, however, in 1956 when she married Prince Rainier of Monaco. As Princess Grace, she became known worldwide for helping others less fortunate and charitable causes. Princess Grace died in a car accident in 1982. She is the first actress to ever grace a U.S. postage stamp. The U.S. Postal Service issued its Grace Kelly stamp in 1993. Source: Reference.com
Grace Patricia Kelly was an American movie actress who became Princess of Monaco after marrying Prince Rainier III, in April 1956.
Born: 12 November 1929, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 14 September 1982, Princess Grace Hospital Centre, Monaco
Height: 1.69 m
Spouse: Rainier III, Prince of Monaco (m. 1956–1982)
Children: Stephanie, Caroline, Princess of Hanover, Albert II, Prince of Monaco