Oliver H.P. Garrett

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New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
Oliver H. P. Garrett was born on March 6, 1894 in New Bedford, Massachusetts to Legh Osborn and Alice Palmer Garrett. His father was an efficiency expert who passed away in 1899. His mother once operated a business that imported goods from India and the Far East and served with the YMCA in France during the First World War.

Garrett worked on newspapers in Boston and New York and wrote stories for magazines before coming to Hollywood in 1927. He would later share an Oscar with Joseph L. Read more...