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Greer Garson, c. 1940s

Source: Wikipedia

Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson Fogelson, CBE (29 September 1904 – 6 April 1996), was an Anglo-American actress who was very popular during the Second World War, being listed by the Motion Picture Herald as one of America's top ten box office draws from 1942 to 1946. As one of the major stars at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer during the 1940s, Garson received seven Academy Award nominations, including a record five consecutive nominations, winning the Best Actress award for Mrs. Miniver (1942).

Fact file

  • Born: Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson 29 September 1904 Manor Park, East Ham, Essex, England, United Kingdom
  • Died: 6 April 1996 (aged 91) Dallas, Texas, USA
  • Resting place: Sparkman-Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Dallas, Texas
  • Occupation: Actress, singer, philanthropist
  • Years active: 1937–1996
  • Spouse(s): Edward Snelson (m. 1933–43) Richard Ney (m. 1943–47) Buddy Fogelson (m. 1949; wid. 1987)

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