Barret was one of the most talented boys acting in the mid 1980s. Best known as 'Bastian' in The Neverending Story, and for 'Daryl' in D.A.R.Y.L.
Barret Oliver was born to Kathy and Kent Oliver, and older brother Kyle. Much about his early childhood is unknown, what is known is that he came across as a happy and forward youth. Barret came into the performing arts business after his brother had been in the business for a couple of years, Kyle Oliver was also young at that time, but didn't share the success that Barret had in later years.
From then on, Barret played many roles on TV and in the movies, taking his talent and charm with him through the roles he played.