Daniel Mainwaring
Date of Birth
Feb 27, 1902
Birth Place:
Oakland, CA


The name "Geoffrey Homes" has been affixed to some of Hollywood's most entertaining crime melodramas, actioners and murder mysteries. Not bad for a man who never really existed. Truth to tell, Geoffrey Homes was the pseudonym for novelist/screenwriter Daniel Mainwaring. The son of a California forest ranger, Mainwaring began his writing career at the San Francisco Chronicle. After working as a...