Preston Foster, Actor and singer. Foster appeared on Broadway in 1929. He appeared in Broadway plays until October 1931 when he acted in a play titled Two Seconds . Some of his notable films include: Doctor X (1932), I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932), Annie Oakley (1935), The Last Days of Pompeii (also 1935), The Informer (1935) (as the head of the organization), and My Friend Flicka (1943).
He starred on the television drama, Waterfront (1954–1955), playing the role of Captain John Herrick. Foster has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was sometimes credited in movies as Preston S. Foster. His first wife was stage actress Gertrude Warren (1926–1945; divorced). He had one daughter, Stephanie. He was married to his second wife, actress Sheila Darcy, from 1946 until his death.
During World War II while serving with the United States Coast Guard, he rose to the rank of captain, Temporary Reserve. He eventually held the honorary rank of Commodore in the U.S. Coast Guard. (bio by: David M. Habben)
Sheila R. Foster (1914 - 2004)*
El Camino Memorial Park
San Diego County
Plot: Sanctuary of Love (3), Crypt 4,Tier F
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 19, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 3208
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Mr. Preston: You are not forgotten. I will always remember you in Cecil De Mills movie "North West Mounted Police" Also your performance in Water Front weekly TV spot. You were and are a great actor.|
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saw you on Annie Okaley with Barbara Streinia|
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