awards & nominations

Mrs. Miniver (1942)

Henry Travers as "Mr. Ballard, Station-master and Bell-ringer"

A moving drama about a middle-class English family learning to cope with war, told in a series of dramatic vignettes. The family, headed by the lovely and gracious matriarch, endures the departure of the father for the beaches at Dunkirk, the discovery of a wounded Nazi pilot, the death of the daughter-in-law in an air raid, and the entry of the son into the Royal Air Force.

Academy Award (1942)NominatedActor in a Supporting Role