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Also Known As: Died: February 11, 2002
Born: August 21, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Nottinghamshire, England, GB Profession: actor, plastics chemist

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Barry Foster was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Foster's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the action film "High Flight" (1958) with Ray Milland, "Sea Fury" (1958) with Stanley Baker and the adaptation "Dunkirk" (1958) with John Mills. He also appeared in "Surprise Package" (1960) with Yul Brynner, the action movie "Sea of Sand" (1962) with Richard Attenborough and the dramatic adaptation "King and Country" (1964) with Dirk Bogarde. He continued to act in productions like the Robert Mitchum drama "Ryan's Daughter" (1970), "Frenzy" (1971) and "A Quiet Day in Belfast" (1973). He also appeared in "Sweeney" (1976). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Patricia Hitchcock documentary "The Thrill of Genius" (1985), the dramatic comedy "After Pilkington" (1986) with Bob Peck and the Michael Caine drama "The Whistle Blower" (1987). He also appeared in "Maurice" (1987) and the Robert Ginty action flick "Three Kinds of Heat" (1987). Foster last acted in "Rancid Aluminum" (2000). Foster was married to Judith Shergold. Foster passed away in February 2002 at the age of 71.

Barry Foster was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Foster's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the action film "High Flight" (1958) with Ray Milland, "Sea Fury" (1958) with Stanley Baker and the adaptation "Dunkirk" (1958) with John Mills. He also appeared in "Surprise Package" (1960) with Yul Brynner, the action movie "Sea of Sand" (1962) with Richard Attenborough and the dramatic adaptation "King and Country" (1964) with Dirk Bogarde. He continued to act in productions like the Robert Mitchum drama "Ryan's Daughter" (1970), "Frenzy" (1971) and "A Quiet Day in Belfast" (1973). He also appeared in "Sweeney" (1976). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Patricia Hitchcock documentary "The Thrill of Genius" (1985), the dramatic comedy "After Pilkington" (1986) with Bob Peck and the Michael Caine drama "The Whistle Blower" (1987). He also appeared in "Maurice" (1987) and the Robert Ginty action flick "Three Kinds of Heat" (1987). Foster last acted in "Rancid Aluminum" (2000). Foster was married to Judith Shergold. Foster passed away in February 2002 at the age of 71.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Rancid Aluminum (2002) Doctor
2.
 King of the Wind (1990) Mr Williams
3.
4.
 Prize Pulitzer, The (1989) Alan Walker
5.
 Maurice (1987) Dean Cornwallis
6.
 Three Kinds of Heat (1987) George Norris
7.
 Whistle Blower, The (1986) Charles Greig
8.
 After Pilkington (1986) Derek
9.
 To Catch a King (1984) Max Winter
10.
 Heat and Dust (1983) Major Minnies
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Education

Central School of Speech and Drama: -

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wife:
Judith Shergold. Singer, actor. Survived him.

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