Knowledge Identifier: +Greer_Garson
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1904.
Countries: United States (48%), United Kingdom (26%), (22%)
Linked to: King's College London, University of Grenoble, Southern Methodist University, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Garson starred with Joan Crawford in "When Ladies Meet" in 1941, and that same year became a major box office star with the sentimental Technicolor drama, "Blossoms in the Dust", which brought her the first of five consecutive Best Actress Oscar nominations, tying Bette Davis' 1938-42 record, a record that still stands
In 1951, she became a naturalised citizen of the United States
On 4 October 1956, Garson appeared with Reginald Gardiner as the first two guest stars in the series premiere of NBC's "The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford"
Reginald Gardiner - On 4 October 1956, Gardiner appeared with Greer Garson as the first two guest stars in the series premiere of NBC's "The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford"
In 1960, Garson received her seventh and final Oscar nomination for "Sunrise at Campobello", in which she played Eleanor Roosevelt, this time losing to Elizabeth Taylor for "Butterfield 8"
In 1968, she narrated the children's television special "The Little Drummer Boy", which is currently being aired on ABC Family
They purchased the U.S. Hall of Fame champion Thoroughbred Ack Ack from the estate of Harry F. Guggenheim in 1971 and were highly successful as breeders