Gene Tierney created Mrs. Muir for the Ghost and Mrs. Muir. She was among the most popular actresses at the time. Her beauty and grace placed a high bar for actresses portraying ladies of the Victorian era.
She worked with Hollywood greats such as John Ford, Joseph Mankiewicz creating memorable pictures with Rex Harrison and Rory Calhoun among others.
Personally, she was married twice. Her first husband was Oleg Cassini with whom she had two daughters. She and Oleg remarried but the reunion didn't work out. Her second husband was W Howard Lee, a Texas oil man.