Garrett Fort was an American short story writer, playwright, and Hollywood screenwriter. He was also a close follower of Meher Baba. Fort made his screenwriting debut with the silent film, One of the Finest (1917).
Early in his career, Fort co-wrote the Broadway play Jarnegan (1928), based on the novel by Jim Tully. Fort’s first talkie effort was the ground-breaking Rouben Mamoulian production Applause (1929).