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Mrs. Miniver (4-Jun-1942)

Director: William Wyler

Writers: Arthur Wimperis; George Froeschel; James Hilton; Claudine West

From novel: Mrs. Miniver by Jan Struther (pseudonym of Joyce Maxtone Graham)

Musical Score: Herbert Stothart

Producer: Sidney Franklin

Keywords: Drama, WWII

A British upper-middle-class family copes in the early days of WWII. Churchill considered this film worth "a flotilla of destroyers" towards the war effort. Won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Cinematography; received 6 additional nominations including Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, and another for Best Supporting Actress.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Abbott
5-Jun-1905 24-May-1996 The Woman in White
Helmut Dantine
7-Oct-1917 2-May-1982 Edge of Darkness
Greer Garson
29-Sep-1904 6-Apr-1996 Mrs. Miniver
Richard Ney
12-Nov-1916 18-Jul-2004 Mrs. Miniver
Reginald Owen
5-Aug-1887 5-Nov-1972 Prolific character actor
Walter Pidgeon
23-Sep-1897 25-Sep-1984 How Green Was My Valley
Henry Travers
5-Mar-1874 18-Oct-1965 It's a Wonderful Life
May Whitty
19-Jun-1865 29-May-1948 Night Must Fall
Henry Wilcoxon
8-Sep-1905 6-Mar-1984 Lionheart in Hollywood
Rhys Williams
31-Dec-1897 28-May-1969 The Bells of St. Mary's
Teresa Wright
27-Oct-1918 6-Mar-2005 Shadow of a Doubt


Greer Garson   ...   Mrs. Miniver
Walter Pidgeon   ...   Clem Miniver
Teresa Wright   ...   Carol Beldon
May Whitty   ...   Lady Beldon
Reginald Owen   ...   Foley
Henry Travers   ...   Mr. Ballard
Richard Ney   ...   Vin Miniver
Henry Wilcoxon   ...   Vicar
Christopher Severn   ...   Toby Miniver
Brenda Forbes   ...   Gladys (Housemaid)
Clare Sandars   ...   Judy Miniver
Marie De Becker   ...   Ada
Helmut Dantine   ...   German Flyer
John Abbott   ...   Fred
Connie Leon   ...   Simpson
Rhys Williams   ...   Horace


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