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 Richard T. Garrick

Richard T. Garrick

Original Name O'Brien
Birth
Portlaw, County Waterford, Ireland
Death 21 Aug 1962 (aged 83)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Plot Section Y Grave 59
Memorial ID 9712 · View Source
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Actor. Born Richard O'Brien in Portlaw, Ireland, he immigrated to America in 1882, enlisted in the US Army and served during the Philippine American War. After the war, he relocated to Los Angeles, became a member of the Rialto Star Feature Company and acted in silent films through the 1920s. In the 1930s, he was a performer on Broadway in New York and during World War II, he was in the US Army Special Service/USO Camp Shows in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations. After the war, he was a regular in Hollywood performing in over 30 films to include "Boomerang" (1948), "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951), "Dreamboat" (1952), "Viva Zapata" (1952), "Stars and Stripes Forever" (1952), "A Man Called Peter" (1955) and "The Mountain" (1956).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9712
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard T. Garrick (27 Dec 1878–21 Aug 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9712, citing Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .