She won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1942 for her role in Mrs. Miniver, and she received more nominations during the 1940s, but by the end of the decade, and through the 1950s, her roles were becoming less appreciated. In 1960, however, she again received an Oscar nomination for Sunrise at Campobello, in which she played Eleanor Roosevelt.
In 1967, Garson retired to a ranch in New Mexico with her wealthy husband, Buddy Fogelson.
Greer Garson Facts
|Birth Name||Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson|
|Birthday||September 29, 1904|
|Birthplace||London, England, United Kingdom|
|Date of death||April 6, 1996 (age 91)|
|Height||5' 6" (1m68) How tall is Greer Garson compared to you?|
|Awards||1961 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama (for Sunrise at Campobello)|
|1943 Academy Awards: Best Actress (for Mrs. Miniver)|