Mary Ellin Barrett, November 25, 1926 – July 16, 2022, was an American writer and the oldest daughter of Ellin and composer Irving Berlin.
She grew up in New York City, where she attended the Brearley School. She then went to Barnard College, majoring in music.
After graduation, she began to work for Time Magazine, where she met her future husband, Marvin Barrett.
Barrett was the author of three novels: Castle Ugly was published in 1966, followed by An Accident of Love in 1973, and American Beauty in 1981.
Her most recent publication is a memoir entitled Irving Berlin: a Daughter’s Memoir, which was released in May 1995.
Barrett resided in New York City.
Mary Ellen Barrett Children: Elizabeth Matson, Mary Ellin Barrett Lerner, Irving Barrett, Katherine Swett
Mary Ellin Barrett got married in 1948 to his first husband, Sheedy Burden, who got divorced in 1949. These couples have two daughters, Elizabeth Matson, and Mary Ellin Barrett Lerner.
Mary Barrett got married to his second husband on 1952 Marvin Barrett and got divorced on 2006. Mary and Marvin have two children, Irving Barrett and Katherin Swett.