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Norman Foster

Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 12/13/1903 († 72, 07/07/1976) | Richmond, Indiana
Norman Foster (born Norman Foster Hoeffer, December 13, 1903 – July 7, 1976) was an American actor, film director and screenwriter. He directed many Charlie Chan and Mr. Moto films as well as projects for Orson Welles and Walt Disney. As an actor he was a leading man in early talkies and also appeared in Welles’ final film The Other Side of the Wind. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Mystery

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Movies with Norman Foster as Actor(39)

as Himself (archive footage)2018 They'll Love Me When I'm Dead
as Billy Boyle2018 The Other Side of the Wind
as Abortionist1972 Play It as It Lays
as Hoodlum in Tavern1938 Mysterious Mr. Moto
as Detective Bob Grice1936 The Leavenworth Case
as Eddie Barton1936 I Cover Chinatown
as Eddie Mitchell1936 High Tension
as Phillip Roberts1936 Fatal Lady
as Tony Sheridan1935 Behind the Evidence
as Donald Meadows1935 The Bishop Misbehaves
as Detective Lt. Dave Britten1935 Behind the Green Lights
as Ralph Hartsook1935 The Hoosier Schoolmaster
as Don Phelan1935 Ladies Crave Excitement
as Bill Farnsworth1935 The Fire-Trap
as Larry Barker1935 Suicide Squad
as Carlton Myatt1934 Orient Express
as Fleming1934 Strictly Dynamite
as Jim Davey1933 Professional Sweetheart
as Jack1933 Rafter Romance
as Wayne Frake1933 State Fair
as Jim 'Jimmy' Jessop (Hannah's son)1933 Pilgrimage
as Wallace 'Wally' Dennis1932 Play Girl
as Johnny Powell1932 Girl of the Rio
as Tom Shepherd1932 Skyscraper Souls
as Jim1932 Steady Company
as John Warren1932 Prosperity
as Stephan Brenner1932 Alias the Doctor
as Wally Baker1932 Strange Justice
as Ken Hayes1932 Week-End Marriage
as Hal Evans1931 Confessions of a Co-Ed
as Jack1931 Men Call It Love
as Douglas Thayer1931 No Limit
as Rodney Martin1931 It Pays to Advertise
as Alf1931 Under Eighteen
as Steve Merrick1931 Up Pops the Devil
as Toby McLean1930 Young Man of Manhattan
as Ted Hanley1929 Gentlemen Of The Press

TV Shows/Series with Norman Foster as Actor(2)

1971 Cannon

Movies with Norman Foster as Crew(54)

Directing/Director2015 Running Wild
Directing/Director1993 It's All True
Directing/Director1974 The Deathhead Virgin
Directing/Director1974 The Green Hornet
Directing/Director1968 The Legend of Custer
Directing/Director1965 Indian Paint
Writing/Screenplay1965 Indian Paint
Directing/Director1962 Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates
Directing/Director1958 The Sign of Zorro
Writing/Screenplay1958 The Sign of Zorro
Directing/Director1955 Davy Crockett Goes To Congress
Directing/Director1954 Davy Crockett, Indian Fighter
Directing/Director1953 Sombrero
Writing/Screenplay1953 Sombrero
Directing/Director1952 Navajo
Writing/Writer1952 Navajo
Directing/Director1952 Sky Full of Moon
Writing/Writer1952 Sky Full of Moon
Directing/Director1950 Father Is a Bachelor
Directing/Director1950 Woman on the Run
Writing/Screenplay1950 Woman on the Run
Directing/Director1949 Tell It to the Judge
Directing/Director1948 Rachel and the Stranger
Directing/Director1948 Kiss the Blood Off My Hands
Directing/Director1944 La Fuga
Directing/Director1943 Journey Into Fear
Directing/Director1943 Santa
Directing/Director1941 Ride, Kelly, Ride
Directing/Director1941 Scotland Yard
Directing/Director1940 Charlie Chan in Panama
Directing/Director1940 Viva Cisco Kid
Directing/Director1939 Charlie Chan in Reno
Directing/Director1939 Charlie Chan at Treasure Island
Directing/Assistant Director1939 20,000 Men a Year
Directing/Director1939 Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation
Writing/Writer1939 Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation
Directing/Director1939 Mr. Moto's Last Warning
Writing/Screenplay1939 Mr. Moto's Last Warning
Directing/Director1938 Mr. Moto Takes a Chance
Writing/Original Story1938 Mr. Moto Takes a Chance
Directing/Director1938 Walking Down Broadway
Directing/Director1938 Mysterious Mr. Moto
Writing/Screenplay1938 Mysterious Mr. Moto
Directing/Director1937 Fair Warning
Writing/Screenplay1937 Fair Warning
Directing/Director1937 Think Fast, Mr. Moto
Writing/Writer1937 Think Fast, Mr. Moto
Directing/Director1937 Thank You, Mr. Moto
Writing/Screenplay1937 Thank You, Mr. Moto
Directing/Director1936 I Cover Chinatown

TV Shows/Series with Norman Foster as Crew(12)

Directing/Director1967 Custer
Directing/Director1966 Batman
Directing/Director1966 The Monroes
Directing/Director1965 The Loner
Directing/Director1962 The New Loretta Young Show
Directing/Director1959 Adventures in Paradise
Directing/Director1958 Bat Masterson
Directing/Director1957 Zorro
Directing/Director1957 Tombstone Territory
Directing/Director1953 Letter to Loretta
Directing/Director1952 Cavalcade of America

Full Name: Norman Foster
Born: Sunday, 12/13 1903 (December) in Richmond
Died: Wednesday, 07/07 1976 (July) in Santa Monica (aged: 72)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Claudette Colbert, Sally Blane
Other names for Norman Foster (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Norman Foster (director)"
"Norman Foster (Regisseur)"
Norman Foster frequently works together with these people:
Orson Welles (11x, Actor)
Sol M. Wurtzel (9x, Crew)
Peter Lorre (6x, Actor)
Virgil Miller (6x, Crew)
James Hong (5x, Actor)
Dabbs Greer (5x, Actor)
Robert J. Wilke (5x, Actor)
Claude Akins (5x, Actor)
Robert Middleton (5x, Actor)
Hal Baylor (5x, Actor)
Gene Levitt (5x, Crew)

Other people with this name: Norman Foster (GB)

WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:35446, Added: 05/14/2018, Last updated: 05/29/2020