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Lila Garrett
Lila Garrett
Credits
Position Writer
Biographical Information
Birth Name Lila Paris
Birthdate November 21, 1925
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, United States
Death Date February 1, 2020 (age 94)
Death Place Tarzana, California, United States[1]

Lila Garrett was a writer on Bewitched. She wrote twelve episodes for the series (1967-1971), most with co-writer Bernie Kahn.

Biography[]

Lila Garrett (born Lila Paris) was a television screenwriter and radio host. She wrote for the sitcoms The Second Hundred Years (co-wrote episodes ten and thirteen with Bernie Kahn), My Favorite Martian, All in the Family and Bewitched. She co-wrote with Bernie Kahn and Stu Billett the 1971 Disney television movie, The Barefoot Executive.

An anti-war activist, Garrett's political engagement included founding Americans Against War with Iraq, serving as a Democratic National Committee delegate for presidential candidate Michael Dukakis, presiding as President over the South California chapter of the Americans for Democratic Action and becoming a founding member of Progressive Democrats of America.

She hosted KPFK's Connect the Dots on Pacifica Radio, interviewing left-leaning luminaries and often closing her show with "The arms industry has neither allies or enemies, only customers." Garrett was also a frequent contributor to the online magazine LA Progressive.[2]

Awards[]

  • Shared Daytime Emmy Award for The ABC Afternoon Playbreak episode Mother of the Bride.
  • Shared Daytime Emmy Award for The ABC Afternoon Playbreak episode The Girl Who Couldn't Lose.
  • Shared Writers Guild of America Award for The Other Woman (1984).[3]

Episodes[]

All with co-writer Bernie Kahn except where noted

External Links[]

References[]

  1. Lila Garrett on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on December 15, 2019. Updated on February 15, 2020.
  2. Lila Garrett on Wikipedia. Retrieved on December 15, 2019.
  3. Lila Garrett on Wikipedia, Ibid.
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