September 29, 1904
April 6, 1996
United States - United Kingdom
5 ft 6 in | 167.5 cm
35-25-37 in | 89-63.5-94 cm
55 kg | 121 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson was born in Manor Park, East Ham, Essex, England, on September 29, 1904, was a British-American actress.
Young Greer Garson began her professional acting career on stage in a play "Street Scene" (1932) in role as middle-aged schoolteacher, at Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
She made her big screen debut in romantic drama film Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939) in role as Katherine Chipping.
She got her television debut in CBS panel game show What's My Line (1953) as Mystery Guest.
Greer's breakthrough performance came as Elizabeth Bennet in romantic drama film Pride and Prejudice (1940).
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "Auntie Mame" (1956-1958) in role as Auntie Mame, at Broadhurst Theatre.
How tall was Greer Garson and what was her weight? Greer Garson's height was 5' 6" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 167.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 121 іn pоunds or 55 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Greer Garson body measurements was bust-waist-hip 35-25-37 in inches or 89-63.5-94 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 34B with cup size B.
She was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actress for her roles in films:
Blossoms in the Dust (1942) biographical as Edna Kahly Gladney
Madame Curie (1943) biographical as Marie Curie
Mrs. Parkington (1944) drama as Susie Parkington
The Valley of Decision (1945) melodrama as Mary Rafferty
She won the National Board of Review Award for Best Acting for her role as Elizabeth Bennet in romantic drama film Pride and Prejudice (1940).
She won the National Board of Review Award for Best Acting for her role as Paula Ridgeway / Margaret Hansen in romantic drama movie Random Harvest (1942).
She won the Academy Award for Best Actress and the National Board of Review Award for Best Acting for her role as Mrs. Kay Miniver in romantic war drama film Mrs. Miniver (1942).
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Drama and the National Board of Review Award for Best Actress also was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Eleanor Roosevelt in biographical film Sunrise at Campobello (1960).
When Ladies Meet (1941) romantic comedy as Mrs. Claire Woodruff
Julia Misbehaves (1948) romantic comedy as Julia Packett
The Law and the Lady (1951) comedy as Jane Hoskins
Julius Caesar (1953) drama as Calpurnia
The Happiest Millionaire (1967) musical as Mrs. Cordelia Biddle
She narrated opening sequence in stop motion television specials The Little Drummer Boy (1968) and The Little Drummer Boy, Book II (1976).
She played Aunt Kathryn March in NBC television miniseries Little Women (1978).
Attended King's College London.
Studied at University of Grenoble.
Had Scottish and Ulster-Scots ancestry.
She was an only child.
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 1651 Vine Street in 1960.
She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1993.
She became citizen of United States in 1951.
She won Photoplay Awards for Most Popular Female Star in 1945 and 1946.
She was posthumously inducted into the OFTA Film Hall of Fame for Acting in 2014.
Garson died on April 6, 1996, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 91.
She was married to:
E.E. Fogelson (1949)
Richard Ney (1943-1947)
Edward Alec Abbot Snelson (1933-1940)
She dated Canadian-American film producer Louis B. Mayer.