Job Film director, Writer
Years active 1920-1975
Top Roles Pilot, Reporter, Man on Ship Deck next to Melvyn Douglas, Man on Telephone in Newspaper Office, Old Marshal McGee
Top GenresDrama, Romance, Comedy, War, Adventure, Crime
Top TopicsBook-Based, World War II, Romance (Drama)
Top Collaborators , , ,
Shares birthday with Basil Rathbone, Ben Johnson, Lois Weber  see more..

Tay Garnett Overview:

Director, Tay Garnett, was born William Taylor Garnett on Jun 13, 1894 in Los Angeles, CA. Garnett died at the age of 83 on Oct 3, 1977 in Sawtelle, CA and was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea off the coast of Southern CA.



He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Eternally Yours (, 1939)

By Judy on Feb 15, 2013 From Movie Classics

David Niven and Loretta Young Latter-day screwball comedy Eternally Yours was made in what is often described as Hollywood’s greatest year, 1939, and has a superb cast. There are three actors who later won Oscars, not only leads Loretta Young and David Niven, but also Broderick Crawford as the... Read full article

Mari Aldon and .

By Dawn Sample on Sep 16, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Mari Aldon (17 November 1925-31 October 2004). Trained as a ballet dancer for six years. Mari Aldon was married to Hollywood director, . She is best known for her roles : Judy Beckett, a prisoner of the Seminoles(1951) and Gary Cooper's romantic interest in, Distant Drums (1951). She al... Read full article

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Tay Garnett Facts
Directed 2 actresses to Oscar nominations: Greer Garson (Best Actress, Mrs. Parkington (1944); Best Actress, The Valley of Decision (1945)) and Agnes Moorehead (Best Supporting Actress, Mrs. Parkington (1944)).

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 385-389. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.

Often appeared in uncredited cameo roles in films which he directed.

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