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Dame Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson

Also Known As: "Eggy"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Manor Park, East Ham, Essex, England (United Kingdom)
Death: April 06, 1996 (91)
Dallas, Dallas County , Texas, United States (heart failure)
Place of Burial: Dallas, Dallas County , Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Garson and Nancy Sophia Garson
Wife of Elijah E. Fogelson
Ex-wife of Edward Alec Abbot Snelson and Richard Ney

Occupation: Actress, Singer, Philanthropist, Thoroughbred Race Horse Owner and Breeder, Patron of the Arts
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About Dame Greer Garson

Dame Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson (29 September 1904 – 6 April 1996) was an English actress and singer. She was a major star at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer popularized during the Second World War. Garson was the embodiment of strength in Britain in those dark days, for her portrayal of strong women on the homefront. Greer Garson was beautiful, bright and most of all strong - strong enough to make Laurence Olivier wither in "Pride and Prejudice," and Walter Pidgeon back down in their multiple, memorable pairings. When she joined her strength to theirs and others, she became the symbol of a nation unconquered by Adolf Hitler. Listed by the Motion Picture Herald as one of America's top-ten box office draws from 1942 to 1946. She is the fourth most nominated woman for the Best Actress Oscar.

Garson received seven Academy Award nominations, including a record-tying five consecutive nominations (1941–1945) in the Best Actress category, winning the award for her performance in the title role of the 1942 film Mrs. Miniver.

Greer is a recipient of, The Order of The British Empire.

Although Garson was married three times, she did not have any children.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_the_British_Empire

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/2465/greer-garson

FILMOGRAPHY

  • "The Love Boat" (1 episode, 1982)
  • A Gift of Music (1981) (TV) .... Host
  • Little Women (1978) (TV) .... Aunt Kathryn March
  • The Little Drummer Boy Book II (1976) (TV) (voice) .... Our Story Teller
  • "Hallmark Hall of Fame" .... Lady Cicely Waynflete / ... (4 episodes, 1956-1974)
  • "The Virginian" .... Frances B. Finch (1 episode, 1970)
  • The Little Drummer Boy (1968) (TV) (voice) (as Miss Greer Garson) .... Our Story Teller
  • The Happiest Millionaire (1967) .... Mother
  • The Singing Nun (1966) .... Mother Prioress
  • "The DuPont Show of the Week" .... Juliette Harben (1 episode, 1962)
  • Sunrise at Campobello (1960) .... Eleanor Roosevelt
  • "General Electric Theater" .... Antonia Stuart / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1960)
  • "The Big Party" .... Hostess (1 episode, 1959)
  • "Telephone Time" .... Liza Richardson (1 episode, 1957)
  • "Star Stage" (1 episode, 1956)
  • Strange Lady in Town (1955) .... Dr. Julia Winslow Garth
  • "Producers' Showcase" .... Elena Krug (1 episode, 1955)
  • Her Twelve Men (1954) .... Jan Stewart
  • Julius Caesar (1953) .... Calpurnia
  • Scandal at Scourie (1953) .... Mrs. Victoria McChesney
  • The Law and the Lady (1951) .... Jane Hoskins aka Lady Jane Loverly
  • The Miniver Story (1950) .... Kay Miniver
  • That Forsyte Woman (1949) .... Irene Forsyte
  • Julia Misbehaves (1948) .... Julia Packett
  • Desire Me (1947) .... Marise Aubert
  • Adventure (1945) .... Emily Sears
  • The Valley of Decision (1945) .... Mary Rafferty
  • Mrs. Parkington (1944) .... Susie 'Sparrow' Parkington
  • Madame Curie (1943) .... Marie Curie
  • Random Harvest (1942) .... Paula
  • Mrs. Miniver (1942) .... Mrs. Miniver
  • When Ladies Meet (1941) .... Mrs. Claire Woodruff
  • Blossoms in the Dust (1941) .... Edna Gladney
  • Pride and Prejudice (1940) .... Elizabeth Bennet
  • Remember? (1939) .... Linda Bronson Holland
  • Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939) .... Katherine
  • How He Lied to Her Husband (1937) (TV)
  • "Theatre Parade" .... Yasmin (4 episodes, 1937)
  • The School for Scandal (1937) (TV)
  • Twelfth Night (1937) (TV)

Cause of death: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greer_Garson Wikipedia - Greer Garson] She died from heart failure.


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Dame Greer Garson's Timeline

1904
September 29, 1904
Manor Park, East Ham, Essex, England (United Kingdom)
1996
April 6, 1996
Age 91
Dallas, Dallas County , Texas, United States
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Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County , Texas, United States