Preston Foster

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Preston Stratton Foster (August 24, 1900 – July 14, 1970), was an American actor of stage, film, radio, and television, whose career spanned nearly four decades.wikipedia
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The Last Days of Pompeii (1935 film)

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Some of his subsequent films include Doctor X (1932), I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932), Annie Oakley (1935), The Last Days of Pompeii (1935), The Informer (1935), Geronimo (1939), My Friend Flicka (1943), and Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944).
The Last Days of Pompeii (1935) is an RKO Radio Pictures film starring Preston Foster and directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack and Merian C. Cooper, creators of the original King Kong.

Two Seconds

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He soon reprised that stage role in Hollywood in the filmed version of the play.
Two Seconds is a 1932 American pre-Code crime drama film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Edward G. Robinson, Vivienne Osborne and Preston Foster.

Annie Oakley (1935 film)

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Some of his subsequent films include Doctor X (1932), I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932), Annie Oakley (1935), The Last Days of Pompeii (1935), The Informer (1935), Geronimo (1939), My Friend Flicka (1943), and Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944).
Annie Oakley is a 1935 American biographical film directed by George Stevens and starring Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Melvyn Douglas, and Moroni Olsen.

The Informer (1935 film)

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Some of his subsequent films include Doctor X (1932), I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932), Annie Oakley (1935), The Last Days of Pompeii (1935), The Informer (1935), Geronimo (1939), My Friend Flicka (1943), and Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944).
It stars Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster, Margot Grahame, Wallace Ford, Una O'Connor and J. M. Kerrigan.

Guadalcanal Diary (film)

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Over the years, as Foster's film experience in Hollywood grew, producers and directors gained increasing respect for his ability to play an array of characters, ranging from the "snarling family‐deserting criminal" in The People's Enemy in 1935 to the soft-spoken, fatherly chaplain on the Pacific battlefront in the 1943 film Guadalcanal Diary.
Guadalcanal Diary is a 1943 World War II war film directed by Lewis Seiler, featuring Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix, Richard Conte, Anthony Quinn and the film debut of Richard Jaeckel.

Doctor X (film)

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Some of his subsequent films include Doctor X (1932), I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932), Annie Oakley (1935), The Last Days of Pompeii (1935), The Informer (1935), Geronimo (1939), My Friend Flicka (1943), and Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944).
Aside from Xavier, the other suspects are: Wells (Preston Foster), an amputee who has made a study of cannibalism; Haines (John Wray), who displays a sexual perversion with voyeurism; Duke (Harry Beresford), a grouchy loudmouth cripple; and Rowitz (Arthur Edmund Carewe), who is conducting studies of the psychological effects of the moon (Rowitz also displays a notable scar on one side of his face).

Geronimo (1939 film)

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Some of his subsequent films include Doctor X (1932), I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932), Annie Oakley (1935), The Last Days of Pompeii (1935), The Informer (1935), Geronimo (1939), My Friend Flicka (1943), and Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944).
Preston Foster as Capt. Bill Starrett

Roger Touhy, Gangster

Some of his subsequent films include Doctor X (1932), I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932), Annie Oakley (1935), The Last Days of Pompeii (1935), The Informer (1935), Geronimo (1939), My Friend Flicka (1943), and Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944).
Preston Foster as Roger Touhy

Ellen Drew

On July 25, 1943, Foster co-starred with Ellen Drew in "China Bridge," a presentation of Silver Theater on CBS radio.
On July 25, 1943, Drew co-starred with Preston Foster in "China Bridge," a presentation of Silver Theater on CBS radio.

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

Some of his subsequent films include Doctor X (1932), I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932), Annie Oakley (1935), The Last Days of Pompeii (1935), The Informer (1935), Geronimo (1939), My Friend Flicka (1943), and Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944).
Preston Foster as Pete

The People's Enemy

Over the years, as Foster's film experience in Hollywood grew, producers and directors gained increasing respect for his ability to play an array of characters, ranging from the "snarling family‐deserting criminal" in The People's Enemy in 1935 to the soft-spoken, fatherly chaplain on the Pacific battlefront in the 1943 film Guadalcanal Diary.
The film stars Preston Foster, Melvyn Douglas, and Charles Coburn.

Gene Leis

In 1948, he created a trio consisting of himself, his second wife Sheila, and guitarist Gene Leis.
In 1948 he met actor/singer Preston Foster and taught him some guitar.

Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Preston Foster has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Blvd.
The other seven names were Olive Borden, Ronald Colman, Louise Fazenda, Preston Foster, Burt Lancaster, Edward Sedgwick, and Ernest Torrence.

The Last Mile (1932 film)

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The Last Mile (1932) as John 'Killer' Mears - Cell 4
The Last Mile is a 1932 American pre-Code crime drama film directed by Samuel Bischoff and starring Howard Phillips and Preston Foster.

Ocean City, New Jersey

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Born in Ocean City, New Jersey, in 1900, Foster was the eldest of three children of New Jersey natives Sallie R. (née Stratton) and Walter Foster.
Preston Foster (born 1900), stage, film, radio, and television actor, whose career spanned four decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Pitman, New Jersey

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Sometime between 1910 and 1918, the Fosters relocated to Pitman, New Jersey, where Preston's father was employed as a machinist.
Preston Foster (1900-1970), actor.

Devil's Mate

Devil's Mate (1933) as Insp. O'Brien
The Devil's Mate is a 1933 American mystery film directed by Phil Rosen, starring Peggy Shannon and Preston Foster.

The All American (film)

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The All American (1932) as Steve Kelly
Preston Foster as Steve Kelly

Silver Theater (radio program)

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On July 25, 1943, Foster co-starred with Ellen Drew in "China Bridge," a presentation of Silver Theater on CBS radio.

Hoop-La

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Hoop-La (1933) as Nifty Miller
Hoop-La is a 1933 American pre-Code drama film directed by Frank Lloyd, and starring Clara Bow (in her final film role), Preston Foster, Richard Cromwell and Minna Gombell also in the cast.

Heat Lightning (film)

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Heat Lightning (1934) as George
Heat Lightning is a 1934 Pre-Code drama film starring Aline MacMahon, Ann Dvorak, and Preston Foster.

El Camino Memorial Park

His gravesite is located at El Camino Memorial Park in San Diego, California.
Preston Foster (1900–1970), songwriter, guitarist and Emmy nominated actor

Love Before Breakfast

Love Before Breakfast (1936) as Scott Miller
Love Before Breakfast is a 1936 American romantic comedy film starring Carole Lombard, Preston Foster, and Cesar Romero, based on Faith Baldwin's short story Spinster Dinner, published in International-Cosmopolitan in July 1934.

Sensation Hunters (1933 film)

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Sensation Hunters (1933) as Tom Baylor
Preston Foster as Tom Baylor

Corruption (1933 film)

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Corruption (1933) as Tim Butler
Corruption is a 1933 American Pre-Code film directed by Charles E. Roberts and starring Evalyn Knapp and Preston Foster.