Part-time Dallas resident. "Pictures about tortured people have no appeal to me." (Garson - 71).
Garson part - time Dallas resident PECOS, N.M. (UPI) Greer Greer Garson, who won an Academy Award for best actress in 1942 for "Mrs. Miniver," now spends much of her time on the horse and cattle ranch she and her husband own in a Pinon Pine covered valley in northern New Mexico. Miss Garson and oilman E.E. "Buddy" Fogelson have been married 26 years. They divide their time between their "Forked Lightning Ranch" at Pecos and a home in Dallas* The actress, born in Ireland, Ireland, became famous for her roles in "Mrs. Miniver," Miniver," "Goodbye Mr. Chips," "Sunrise at Campobello" Campobello" and, most recently, "The Singing Nun." Beside her Academy Award, Miss Garson is a four - time winner of the best actress award from the New York Film Critics. Miss Garson and her WATKINS PRODUCTS CALL 263-1579 BEFORE 10 A.M. AFTER 6 P.M. husband raise thoroughbred thoroughbred horses and "cattle "cattle on the Forked Lightning Ranch. They donated 382 acres to the federal government for the Pecos National Monument, the site of an Indian pueblo occupied up until the Spanish Conquest in the 1600's. The community community of Pecos annually holds a Greer Garson Day. Miss Garson has been involved involved in helping young actors and actresses in New Mexico and in the state's fine arts program. She was honored with the dedication of the Greer Garson Theater, located at the College of Santa Fe. She also was honored as an outstanding citizen of the state in 1972 by the Presbyterian Presbyterian Hospital Center Foundation of Albuquerque. At the time of the filming filming of "The Singing Nun," in which she played the mother prioress, Miss Garson Garson said she accepted the role because the film represented represented good entertainment. "Pictures about tortured people have no appeal to me," she said. "Entertainment "Entertainment should send people people out of the theater reeling reeling uplifted."