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Preston S. Foster

  • Birth 24 Aug 1900 Pitman, Gloucester County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 14 Jul 1970 La Jolla, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Plot Sanctuary of Love (3), Crypt 4,Tier F
  • Memorial ID 3208

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.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Jul 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3208
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Preston S. Foster (24 Aug 1900–14 Jul 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3208, citing El Camino Memorial Park, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .