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Phil Foster (I) (1914–1985)

Phil Foster was born on March 29, 1914 in New York City, New York, USA as Fivel Feldman. He was an actor and writer, known for Laverne & Shirley (1976), Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) and Brooklyn Goes South (1952). He died on July 8, 1985 in Rancho Mirage, California, USA. See full bio »

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Laverne & Shirley
Laverne & Shirley Frank DeFazio
Bang the Drum Slowly
Brooklyn Goes South
Conquest of Space
Conquest of Space Jackie Siegle


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 1985 Texas Godfather
Ralph Salerno
 1976-1983 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
Frank DeFazio
- Here Today, Hair Tomorrow (1983) ... Frank DeFazio
- Councilman DeFazio (1983) ... Frank DeFazio
- How's Your Sister? (1983) ... Frank DeFazio
- Please Don't Feed the Buzzards (1983) ... Frank DeFazio
- The Ghost Story (1983) ... Frank DeFazio
 1980 Gridlock (TV Movie)
 1979 $weepstake$ (TV Series)
Mr. Fuller
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... Mr. Fuller
 1978 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Curtis Jackson
 1978 Having Babies III (TV Movie)
 1977 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Barry Keys
 1977 The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington
Senator Krause
 1977 Blansky's Beauties (TV Series)
- Nancy Remembers Laverne (1977) ... Frank
 1975 Once Is Not Enough
Cab Driver
 1975 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Dr. Krakauer
- Two Men on a Hoarse (1975) ... Dr. Krakauer
 1973 Bang the Drum Slowly
Joe Jaros
 1972 Every Little Crook and Nanny
Police Lt. Bozzaris
 1972 Hail
Michael Moloney
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Jerry Traynor
- Never Bet on Anything That Talks (1965) ... Jerry Traynor
 1964 The Patsy
Mayo Sloan
 1963 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series)
Sam Cramer
- The Songwriters (1963) ... Sam Cramer
 1963 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series)
Guest Comedian
- Episode #1.29 (1963) ... Guest Comedian
 1957 Brooklyn Goes to Detroit (Short)
 1956 Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco (Short)
 1956 Brooklyn Goes to Paris (Short)
Brooklyn Guy
 1956 Brooklyn Goes to Las Vegas (Short)
 1955 Brooklyn Goes to Cleveland (Short)
 1955 Conquest of Space
Jackie Siegle
 1954 Brooklyn Goes to Rome (Short)
 1954 Brooklyn Goes to Philadelphia (Short)
 1954 Brooklyn Goes to Chicago (Short)
 1952-1953 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Guest Comedic Actor (Sketch) / Guest Comedian
- Episode #3.23 (1953) ... Guest Comedic Actor (Sketch)
- Episode #2.42 (1952) ... Guest Comedian
 1952 Village Metropolis (Short)
 1952 Brooklyn Goes South (Short)
 1952 Knights of the Highway (Short)
 1951 Arnold the Benedict (Short)
 1951 Battle of the Bulge (Short)
 1951 Brooklyn Goes to Beantown (Short)
 1950 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
- It Takes a Thief (1950)
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