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Bill Foster (IV) (1932–2011)

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Known For

Benson
Benson Director
(1982-1986)
Full House
Full House Director
(1989-1990)
Amen
Amen Director
(1986-1989)
Playboy After Dark
(1969)

Filmography

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 1987-1988 Marblehead Manor (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Button Your Beau (1988)
- Full Dress (1987)
 1987 Down and Out in Beverly Hills (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Jerry's Mission (1987)
 1987 The Charmings (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1987 Easy Street (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Will Power (1987)
 1986-1987 You Again? (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Good Neighbors (1986)
- Enid Moves In (1986)
- Personals (1986)
 1986 The Mystery of Al Capone's Vaults (TV Special documentary)
 1986 The Redd Foxx Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1982-1986 Benson (TV Series) (43 episodes)
- Secret Love (1986)
- We Spy (1985)
 1986 Al Capone: Chicago's Scarface (TV Movie documentary)
 1985 Handsome Harry's (TV Movie)
 1983 Just Men! (TV Series)
 1978 What's Happening!! (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1974-1977 Sanford and Son (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Fred Meets Redd (1977)
- Sanford and Gong (1976)
- Earthquake II (1975)
 1975 Chico and the Man (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1975 The Smothers Brothers Show (TV Series) (1975)
 1974 The Flip Wilson Special (TV Special)
 1974 Paradise (TV Movie)
 1973 RCA's Opening Night (TV Movie)
 1973 Applause (TV Movie)
 1972-1973 The Wacky World of Jonathan Winters (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- Episode #1.20 (1973)
- Episode #1.22 (1973)
- Episode #1.21 (1973)
- Episode #1.19 (1973)
- Episode #1.18 (1973)
 1972 This Week in Nemtim (TV Movie)
 1971 Ver-r-r-ry Interesting (TV Special)
 1970 Dick Van Dyke Meets Bill Cosby (TV Movie)
 1969-1970 Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.16 (1970)
- Episode #1.9 (1969)
 1969 Ironside (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Stolen on Demand (1969)
 1969 Playboy After Dark (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Episode #1.26 (1969)
- Episode #1.25 (1969)
- Episode #1.24 (1969)
- Episode #1.23 (1969)
- Episode #1.22 (1969)
 1967-1969 The Jerry Lewis Show (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- Episode #2.18 (1969)
- Episode #2.16 (1969)
- Episode #2.1 (1968)
- Episode #1.22 (1968)
- Episode #1.17 (1968)
 1967 Laugh-In (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1967)
 1967 The Dean Martin Summer Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1965-1967 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #4.17 (1967)
- Episode #4.14 (1966)
- Episode #3.14 (1965)
- Episode #3.13 (1965)
 1966 Mickie Finn's (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (1966)
 1963-1964 The Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (1964)
- Episode #1.25 (1964)
- Episode #1.10 (1963)
 1964 Freedom Spectacular (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1969, he directed an unsold comedy pilot for NBC called "The Swingles". The show was set in an apartment building with the residents would meet in the stairway, backyard, basement, etc. and trade one-liners a la "Laugh-In".
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