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 Phil Foster

Phil Foster

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 8 Jul 1985 (aged 72)
Rancho Mirage, Riverside County, California, USA
Burial Mission Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 6804724 · View Source
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Actor. Born Michael Feldman in New York City, he was a motion picture and television performer, best remembered for the role of Frank De Fazio on the TV sitcom series "Laverne and Shirley". He had his first taste of performing as a child and was performing as a comic in night clubs by the 1930s. After serving the US Army during World War II, he returned to acting and appeared in series of short films for Universal Studios such as "Battle of the Bulge" (1951), "Brooklyn Goes South" (1952) and "Conquest of Space" (1955). His other movie credits include "The Patsy" (1964), "Hail" (1973), "Bang a Drum Slowly" (1973) and "The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington" (1977). For television, his other credits included "The Patty Duke Show", "The Odd Couple", "The Love Boat", Blansky's Beauties" and "Fantasy Island". He died from a myocardial infraction at age 71.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6804724
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Phil Foster (29 Mar 1913–8 Jul 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6804724, citing Eden Memorial Park, Mission Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .