Greer Garson. Born Sept. 29, 1904 in County Down, Ireland Died April 6, 1996 of heart failure in Dallas, Texas British actress Greer Garson earned a 1942 Academy Award for her performance as the courageous English housewife in "Mrs. Miniver." Although she lasted less than a decade as a major motion picture star, the impression of her aristocratic beauty and gentle manner set a style that echoed in the public mind for more than a quarter-century after she had virtually retired.
Greer Garson - Hollywood Star Walk - Los Angeles Times