History Creator / GreerGarson

15th Feb '16 11:57:59 AM jamespolk
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* ''Random Harvest'' (1942) as Paula

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* ''Random Harvest'' ''Film/RandomHarvest'' (1942) as Paula
11th Feb '16 11:23:05 AM jamespolk
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* ''[[Film/GoodbyeMrChips Goodbye, Mr. Chips]]'' (1939) as Kathie Ellis

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* ''[[Film/GoodbyeMrChips Goodbye, Mr. Chips]]'' ''Film/GoodbyeMrChips'' (1939) as Kathie Ellis



* ''Blossoms in the Dust'' (1941) as Edna Kahly Gladney

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* ''Blossoms in the Dust'' ''Film/BlossomsInTheDust'' (1941) as Edna Kahly Gladney



* ''[[Film/MrsMiniver Mrs. Miniver]]'' (1942) as Mrs. Miniver

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* ''[[Film/MrsMiniver Mrs. Miniver]]'' ''Film/MrsMiniver'' (1942) as Mrs. Miniver
4th Nov '15 11:18:49 PM Mikeyfan93
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14th Feb '14 5:54:09 PM XFllo
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'''Greer Garson''' (1904-1996) was a London-born actress popular from the 1940s through the 1960s. Her red-gold hair, delicate complexion, and twinkling hazel eyes marked her out as both a high-toned English lady ''and'' an approachable girl-next-door type. (As can be seen from the picture at left, she was in real life also something of a Hot Mom type -- notwithstanding that she never had any children.) After having played supporting roles in classical plays in the very earliest days of television (circa 1937), Garson was cast by [[Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer MGM]] in the [[StarMakingRole leading part]] of Kathie in ''[[Film/GoodbyeMrChips Goodbye, Mr. Chips]]''. She sparkled as Elizabeth Bennet opposite [[Creator/LaurenceOlivier Sir Laurence Olivier]]'s Mr. Darcy in MGM's production of ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'', but perhaps her best-remembered part is as the dauntless English lady facing the Nazi Blitz in ''Film/MrsMiniver'', a part she would reprise eight years later. (Garson, in her early 40's, created a minor scandal at the height of her career, by marrying the much younger actor who played her ''son'' in ''[[Film/MrsMiniver Mrs. Miniver]]''!) She played Caesar's wife, Calpurnia, in the well-regarded Joseph Mankiewicz production of ''Theatre/JuliusCaesar'', and ended her film career as the aristocratic "Mother" of [[Creator/{{Disney}} Walt Disney]]'s ''The Happiest Millionaire''.

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'''Greer Garson''' (1904-1996) was a London-born actress popular from the 1940s through the 1960s. Her red-gold hair, delicate complexion, and twinkling hazel eyes marked her out as both a high-toned English lady ''and'' an approachable girl-next-door type. (As can be seen from the picture at left, she was in real life also something of a Hot Mom type -- notwithstanding that she never had any children.) After having played supporting roles in classical plays in the very earliest days of television (circa 1937), Garson was cast by [[Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer MGM]] in the [[StarMakingRole leading part]] of Kathie in ''[[Film/GoodbyeMrChips Goodbye, Mr. Chips]]''. She sparkled as Elizabeth Bennet opposite [[Creator/LaurenceOlivier Sir Laurence Olivier]]'s Mr. Darcy in MGM's production of ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'', but perhaps her best-remembered part is as the dauntless English lady facing the Nazi Blitz in ''Film/MrsMiniver'', a part she would reprise eight years later. (Garson, in her early 40's, created a minor scandal at the height of her career, by marrying the much younger actor who played her ''son'' in ''[[Film/MrsMiniver Mrs. Miniver]]''!) She played Caesar's wife, Calpurnia, in the well-regarded Joseph Mankiewicz production of ''Theatre/JuliusCaesar'', and ended her film career as the aristocratic "Mother" of [[Creator/{{Disney}} Walt Disney]]'s ''The Happiest Millionaire''.
1st Dec '13 1:36:51 PM JIKTV
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'''Greer Garson''' (1904-1996) was a London-born actress popular from the 1940s through the 1960s. Her red-gold hair, delicate complexion, and twinkling hazel eyes marked her out as both a high-toned English lady ''and'' an approachable girl-next-door type. (As can be seen from the picture at left, she was in real life also something of a HotMom type -- notwithstanding that she never had any children.) After having played supporting roles in classical plays in the very earliest days of television (circa 1937), Garson was cast by [[Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer MGM]] in the [[StarMakingRole leading part]] of Kathie in ''[[Film/GoodbyeMrChips Goodbye, Mr. Chips]]''. She sparkled as Elizabeth Bennet opposite [[Creator/LaurenceOlivier Sir Laurence Olivier]]'s Mr. Darcy in MGM's production of ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'', but perhaps her best-remembered part is as the dauntless English lady facing the Nazi Blitz in ''Film/MrsMiniver'', a part she would reprise eight years later. (Garson, in her early 40's, created a minor scandal at the height of her career, by marrying the much younger actor who played her ''son'' in ''[[Film/MrsMiniver Mrs. Miniver]]''!) She played Caesar's wife, Calpurnia, in the well-regarded Joseph Mankiewicz production of ''Theatre/JuliusCaesar'', and ended her film career as the aristocratic "Mother" of [[Creator/{{Disney}} Walt Disney]]'s ''The Happiest Millionaire''.

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'''Greer Garson''' (1904-1996) was a London-born actress popular from the 1940s through the 1960s. Her red-gold hair, delicate complexion, and twinkling hazel eyes marked her out as both a high-toned English lady ''and'' an approachable girl-next-door type. (As can be seen from the picture at left, she was in real life also something of a HotMom Hot Mom type -- notwithstanding that she never had any children.) After having played supporting roles in classical plays in the very earliest days of television (circa 1937), Garson was cast by [[Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer MGM]] in the [[StarMakingRole leading part]] of Kathie in ''[[Film/GoodbyeMrChips Goodbye, Mr. Chips]]''. She sparkled as Elizabeth Bennet opposite [[Creator/LaurenceOlivier Sir Laurence Olivier]]'s Mr. Darcy in MGM's production of ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'', but perhaps her best-remembered part is as the dauntless English lady facing the Nazi Blitz in ''Film/MrsMiniver'', a part she would reprise eight years later. (Garson, in her early 40's, created a minor scandal at the height of her career, by marrying the much younger actor who played her ''son'' in ''[[Film/MrsMiniver Mrs. Miniver]]''!) She played Caesar's wife, Calpurnia, in the well-regarded Joseph Mankiewicz production of ''Theatre/JuliusCaesar'', and ended her film career as the aristocratic "Mother" of [[Creator/{{Disney}} Walt Disney]]'s ''The Happiest Millionaire''.
21st Aug '13 5:53:25 PM lexicon
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'''Greer Garson''' (1904-1996) was a London-born actress popular from the 1940s through the 1960s. Her red-gold hair, delicate complexion, and twinkling hazel eyes marked her out as both a high-toned [[EnglishRose English lady]] ''and'' an approachable girl-next-door type. (As can be seen from the picture at left, she was in real life also something of a HotMom type -- notwithstanding that she never had any children.) After having played supporting roles in classical plays in the very earliest days of television (circa 1937), Garson was cast by [[Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer MGM]] in the [[StarMakingRole leading part]] of Kathie in ''[[Film/GoodbyeMrChips Goodbye, Mr. Chips]]''. She sparkled as Elizabeth Bennet opposite [[Creator/LaurenceOlivier Sir Laurence Olivier]]'s Mr. Darcy in MGM's production of ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'', but perhaps her best-remembered part is as the dauntless English lady facing the Nazi Blitz in ''Film/MrsMiniver'', a part she would reprise eight years later. (Garson, in her early 40's, created a minor scandal at the height of her career, by marrying the much younger actor who played her ''son'' in ''[[Film/MrsMiniver Mrs. Miniver]]''!) She played Caesar's wife, Calpurnia, in the well-regarded Joseph Mankiewicz production of ''Theatre/JuliusCaesar'', and ended her film career as the aristocratic "Mother" of [[Creator/{{Disney}} Walt Disney]]'s ''The Happiest Millionaire''.

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'''Greer Garson''' (1904-1996) was a London-born actress popular from the 1940s through the 1960s. Her red-gold hair, delicate complexion, and twinkling hazel eyes marked her out as both a high-toned [[EnglishRose English lady]] lady ''and'' an approachable girl-next-door type. (As can be seen from the picture at left, she was in real life also something of a HotMom type -- notwithstanding that she never had any children.) After having played supporting roles in classical plays in the very earliest days of television (circa 1937), Garson was cast by [[Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer MGM]] in the [[StarMakingRole leading part]] of Kathie in ''[[Film/GoodbyeMrChips Goodbye, Mr. Chips]]''. She sparkled as Elizabeth Bennet opposite [[Creator/LaurenceOlivier Sir Laurence Olivier]]'s Mr. Darcy in MGM's production of ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'', but perhaps her best-remembered part is as the dauntless English lady facing the Nazi Blitz in ''Film/MrsMiniver'', a part she would reprise eight years later. (Garson, in her early 40's, created a minor scandal at the height of her career, by marrying the much younger actor who played her ''son'' in ''[[Film/MrsMiniver Mrs. Miniver]]''!) She played Caesar's wife, Calpurnia, in the well-regarded Joseph Mankiewicz production of ''Theatre/JuliusCaesar'', and ended her film career as the aristocratic "Mother" of [[Creator/{{Disney}} Walt Disney]]'s ''The Happiest Millionaire''.
10th Mar '13 11:42:24 AM JIKTV
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'''Greer Garson''' (1904-1996) was a London-born actress popular from the 1940s through the 1960s. Her red-gold hair, delicate complexion, and twinkling hazel eyes marked her out as both a high-toned [[EnglishRose English lady]] ''and'' an approachable girl-next-door type. (As can be seen from the picture at left, she was in real life also something of a HotMom type -- notwithstanding that she never had any children.) After having played supporting roles in classical plays in the very earliest days of television (circa 1937), Garson was cast by [[Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer MGM]] in the [[StarMakingRole leading part]] of Kathie in ''[[Film/GoodbyeMrChips Goodbye, Mr. Chips]]''. She sparkled as Elizabeth Bennet opposite [[Creator/LaurenceOlivier Sir Laurence Olivier]]'s Mr. Darcy in MGM's production of ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'', but perhaps her best-remembered part is as the dauntless English lady facing the Nazi Blitz in ''Film/MrsMiniver'', a part she would reprise eight years later. (Garson, in her early 40's, created a minor scandal at the height of her career, by marrying the much younger actor who played her ''son'' in ''[[Film/MrsMiniver Mrs. Miniver]]''!) She played Caesar's wife, Calpurnia, in the well-regarded Joseph Mankiewicz production of ''Theatre/JuliusCaesar'', and ended her film career as the aristocratic "Mother" of [[Creator/{{Disney}} Walt Disney]]'s ''The Happiest Millionaire''.

In 1968, she added a touch of distinction to the beloved ChristmasSpecial ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleDrummerBoy'' as '[[{{Narrator}} Our StoryTeller]]', an office which she would undertake again in 1976's ''[[WesternAnimation/TheLittleDrummerBoy The Little Drummer Boy: Book II]]''.
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!!Some Shows in Which Greer Garson Appeared:

* ''[[Film/GoodbyeMrChips Goodbye, Mr. Chips]]'' (1939) as Kathie Ellis
* ''Remember?'' (1939) as Linda Bronson Holland
* ''Literature/PrideAndPrejudice'' (1940) as Elizabeth Bennet
* ''Blossoms in the Dust'' (1941) as Edna Kahly Gladney
* ''When Ladies Meet'' (1941) as Mrs. Claire Woodruff
* ''[[Film/MrsMiniver Mrs. Miniver]]'' (1942) as Mrs. Miniver
* ''Random Harvest'' (1942) as Paula
* ''Madame Curie'' (1943) as Marie Curie
* ''Mrs Parkington'' (1944) as Susie "Sparrow" Parkington
* ''The Valley of Decision'' (1945) as Mary Rafferty
* ''Adventure'' (1945) as Emily Sears
* ''Desire Me'' (1947) as Marise Aubert
* ''Julia Misbehaves'' (1948) as Julia Packett
* ''That Forsyte Woman'' (1949) as Irene Forsyte
* ''The Miniver Story'' (1950) as Kay Miniver
* ''The Law and the Lady'' (1951) as Jane Hoskins
* ''Scandal at Scourie'' (1953) as Mrs. Victoria [=McChesney=]
* ''Theatre/JuliusCaesar'' (1953) as Calpurnia
* ''Her Twelve Men'' (1954) as Jan Stewart
* ''Strange Lady in Town'' (1955) as Dr. Julia Winslow Garth
* ''Sunrise at Campobello'' (1960) as Eleanor Roosevelt
* ''The Singing Nun'' (1966) as Mother Prioress
* ''The Happiest Millionaire'' (1967) as Mother
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleDrummerBoy'' (1968) as (TV) (voice) as [[{{Narrator}} Our Story Teller]]
* ''[[WesternAnimation/TheLittleDrummerBoy The Little Drummer Boy: Book II]]'' (1976) (TV) as Our Story Teller
* ''Literature/LittleWomen'' (1978) (TV) as Aunt March
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