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Greer Garson (1904–1996)


Greer Garson was born in London, England, on September 29, 1904. Her childhood was a normal if not non-descript life. Greer showed no early signs of interest in becoming an actress. She was educated at the University of London with the intentions of becoming a teacher. Instead, she opted to work with an advertising agency. During this time, she ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 91) in Dallas, Texas, USA

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 1982 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Alice Bailey
 1978 Little Women (TV Series)
Aunt Kathryn March
- Pilot (1978) ... Aunt Kathryn March
 1976 The Little Drummer Boy Book II (TV Short)
Our Story Teller (voice, as Miss Greer Garson)
 1974 Crown Matrimonial (TV Movie)
Queen Mary
 1968 The Little Drummer Boy (TV Short)
Our Story Teller (voice, as Miss Greer Garson)
 1967 The Happiest Millionaire
Mother
 1966 The Singing Nun
Mother Prioress
 1962 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Juliette Harben
- The Shadowed Affair (1962) ... Juliette Harben
 1960 Captain Brassbound's Conversion (TV Movie)
Lady Cicely Waynflete
 1956-1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Antonia Stuart / Lydia Shaw / Molly Malloy
- R.S.V.P. (1960) ... Antonia Stuart
- The Earring (1957) ... Lydia Shaw
 1957 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Greer Garson
- Kathy's Big Chance (1957) ... Greer Garson
 1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Liza Richardson
- Revenge (1957) ... Liza Richardson
 1956 The Little Foxes (TV Movie)
Regina Giddens
 1956 Star Stage (TV Series)
- Career (1956)
 1954 Her Twelve Men
Jan Stewart
 1939 Remember?
Linda Bronson
 1937 How He Lied to Her Husband (TV Movie)
 1937 Theatre Parade (TV Series)
Yasmin / Viola
- Hassan: Part 2 (1937) ... Yasmin
- Hassan: Part 1 (1937) ... Yasmin
- Twelfth Night (1937) ... Viola
 1937 The School for Scandal (TV Movie)
 1937 Twelfth Night (TV Short)
Viola
 1934 Inasmuch... (Short)
St. Clara
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Auntie Mame" on Broadway. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 39 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 90 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Miss Greer Garson

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

All I know about getting something that you want is that there are three essential things: wanting, trying and getting the opportunity, the breaks. None works alone without the others. Wanting is basic. Trying is up to you. And the breaks - I do know this, they always happen. See more »

Trivia:

Replaced Rosalind Russell in the Broadway version of Auntie Mame in 1958. See more »

Trademark:

Red Hair

Nickname:

Duchess

Star Sign:

Libra

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