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Greer Garson

Actress Greer Garson

Full Name: Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson
Profession: Actress

United States of America
United Kingdom

Why Famous: Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939), Blossoms in the Dust (1941) and Mrs. Miniver (1942).

Born: September 29, 1904
Birthplace: Essex, England, United Kingdom

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra

Died: April 6, 1996 (aged 91)
Cause of Death: Heart failure

Married Life

  • 1933-09-28 Actress Greer Garson (29) weds first husband Edward Snelson (29)

Events in the Life of Greer Garson

  • 1942-06-04 "Mrs Miniver" based on the novel by Jan Struther, directed by William Wyler and starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon is released in the US (Best Picture 1943)
  • 1943-03-04 15th Academy Awards: "Mrs. Miniver", James Cagney & Greer Garson win
  • 1961-03-16 18th Golden Globes: "Spartacus", Burt Lancaster, & Greer Garson win

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