Greer Garson

Greer Garson was a stage and film actress - best known for her 1940's MGM motion picture career. At 29, she appeared as a member of the Ensemble in the 1934 season at the Open Air Theatre, following a dispute saw her lose out on the role of Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Greer Garson would go on to be a seven-time Oscar nominee, matching Bette Davis in receiving the highest number of consecutive Best Actress Oscar nominations – five in total. She is also credited with the longest acceptance speech for her 1942 Oscar win (Best Actress for Mrs. Miniver).