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Greer Garson (Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson) was born on 29 September, 1904 in London, England, UK, is an Actress, Soundtrack, Miscellaneous. Discover Greer Garson's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of Greer Garson networth?
|Popular As||Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson|
|Age||92 years old|
|Born||29 September 1904|
|Birthplace||London, England, UK|
|Date of death||6 April, 1996|
|Died Place||Dallas, Texas, USA|
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Greer Garson Height, Weight & Measurements
At 92 years old, Greer Garson height is 5' 6" (1.68 m) .
|Height||5' 6" (1.68 m)|
|Body Measurements||Not Available|
|Eye Color||Not Available|
|Hair Color||Not Available|
Who Is Greer Garson's Husband?
Her husband is E.E. Fogelson (15 July 1949 - 1 December 1987) ( his death), Richard Ney (24 July 1943 - 4 October 1948) ( divorced), Edward Alec Abbot Snelson (28 September 1933 - 7 June 1943) ( divorced)
|Husband||E.E. Fogelson (15 July 1949 - 1 December 1987) ( his death), Richard Ney (24 July 1943 - 4 October 1948) ( divorced), Edward Alec Abbot Snelson (28 September 1933 - 7 June 1943) ( divorced)|
Greer Garson Net Worth
Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2021-2022. So, how much is Greer Garson worth at the age of 92 years old? Greer Garson’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actress. She is from UK. We have estimated Greer Garson's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.
|Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)||$1 .000 per week|
Greer Garson Social Network
She was honored as Turner Classic Movies Star of the Month for March 2013.
Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 225-227. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1993 Queen's Honours List for her services to drama and entertainment.
Received the Women's International Center (WIC) Living Legacy Award in 1990.
In the 1982, she turned down Aaron Spelling's offer of a part in the hit soap Dynasty (1981), playing mother to Joan Collins's Alexis.
By the 1980s, she was suffering from chronic heart problems prompting her to slow down.
Her final appearances on the silver screen were in The Singing Nun (1966) as "Mother Prioress" and The Happiest Millionaire (1967). After a few TV movies, Garson retired to the New Mexico ranch she shared with her husband, millionaire Buddy E. E. Fogelson. She concentrated on the environment and other various charities.
In 1962, she accepted the Oscar for best actress in a leading role on behalf of Sophia Loren, who wasn't present at the awards ceremony.
Then, 1960 found her cast in the role of Eleanor Roosevelt in Sunrise at Campobello (1960). This film was, perhaps, her finest work and landed her seventh Academy Award nomination.
Replaced Rosalind Russell in the Broadway version of Auntie Mame in 1958.
She would stay with MGM until 1954.
In 1952, she accepted the Oscar for best actress in a leading role on behalf of Vivien Leigh, who wasn't present at the awards ceremony.
The next year, she reprised her role as "Kay Miniver" in The Miniver Story (1950). Unfortunately, it didn't fare too well.
For the remainder of the 1950s, she endured several less-than-appreciated films.
Her downward spiral stopped in the hit That Forsyte Woman (1949).
1947's Desire Me (1947) was no less a disaster.
In 1946, Greer appeared in Adventure (1945), which was a flop at the box-office.
Sure enough, in 1945, she won yet another nomination for her role as "Mary Rafferty" in The Valley of Decision (1945).
Parkington (1944). It seemed that any movie she was a part of would surely be a success.
As Marie Curie in Madame Curie (1943), she would get another nomination and the same the next year in Mrs.
Miniver (1942), a role which she would forever be known by.
1941 saw her get a second nomination for her role as Edna Gladney in Blossoms in the Dust (1941). Garson won her first Academy Award for Mrs.
The following year would see Greer in the highly acclaimed Pride and Prejudice (1940) as "Elizabeth Bennet".
But, through the 1940s, she was constantly typecast in roles that didn't allow for a lot of creativity. MGM felt that the roles she played were sure winners and, for the time being, they were right, but that didn't make Garson feel any better about it.
Greer was signed to a contract with MGM and appeared in her first American film in 1939. The movie in question was Goodbye, Mr.
Chips (1939), which won rave reviews and garnered her a nomination as best actress, the first of six nominations. Already, she was a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood.
In 1938 she suffered malnutrition from embarking on a crash diet to achieve the standard Hollywood slimline figure.
Signed up by MGM boss Louis B. Mayer after he saw her acting on a London stage. 
Greer had one step-child, Gayle Fogelson (1934-2017), who was adopted by her husband Buddy E.E. Fogelson after his sister's death.
Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson was born on September 29, 1904 in London, England, to Nancy Sophia (Greer) and George Garson, a commercial clerk. She was of Scottish and Ulster-Scots descent. 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 appeared in local theatrical productions gaining a reputation as an extremely talented actress. She was discovered by Louis B. Mayer while he was on a visit to London looking for new talent.