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Greer Garson

Greer Garson

  • That Forsyte Woman (1949) October 02 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Pride And Prejudice (1940) November 09 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Youngest Profession, The (1943) November 13 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: April 6, 1996
Born: September 29, 1903 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: United Kingdom Profession: Cast ...
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Moved to London at age one after death of father
1932:
Stage debut with Birmingham Repertory Theatre in "Street Scene"
1934:
London stage debut Regent's Park Open Theatre
1935:
First teaming with Laurence Olivier in stage production, "Golden Arrow"
1938:
Signed contract with MGM
1939:
Film debut, "Goodbye Mr. Chips"; earned first Oscar nomination
1940:
Starred with Olivier in "Pride and Prejudice"
1941:
First co-starring appearance opposite Walter Pidgeon, "Blossoms in the Dust"
1942:
Starred as "Mrs. Miniver"; won Oscar as Best Actress
1942:
First made the annual exhibitors poll of top ten boxoffice stars; placed 9th
1946:
Last of five successive appearances on boxoffice poll; placed 7th
1953:
Last co-starring vehicle opposite Walter Pidgeon, "Scandal at Scourie"
1954:
Last starring film under MGM contract, "Strange Lady in Town"
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Began making appearances on TV in such productions as "Reunion in Vienna" and "The Little Foxes"
1958:
Made Broadway debut in title role of "Auntie Mame" (replacing Rosalind Russell)
1960:
Returned to films after a six-year absence, as Eleanor Roosevelt in "Sunrise at Campobello"
1966:
Acted in "The Singing Nun" after another six-year absence from the screen
1967:
Final feature film acting role in "The Happiest Millionaire"
1978:
Final TV acting role, Aunt March in NBC miniseries "Little Women"
1978:
Began producing stage plays with Arthur Cantor
1979:
Last theatrical production (as co-producer) "On Golden Pond"
1980:
Suffered heart attack
1988:
Underwent quadruple-bypass surgery

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