American Actor

Norman Foster

  • Dec 13, 1903 - Jul 07, 1976 (age 72)
  • 5' 11" (1.80 m)
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2018
The Other Side of the Wind
MovieAug 31, 2018

The Other Side of the Wind

A famed, and infamous, …
A famed, and infamous, movie director, JJ Hannaford, dies in a car accident. He was about to release his latest movie and a documentary camera crew had been following him around in the days preceding his death. We see the events leading up to his death, the careers Hannaford destroyed, the enemies he made and his last film, The Other Side of the Wind.
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They'll Love Me When I'm Dead
MovieAug 30, 2018

They'll Love Me When I'm Dead

In the final fifteen years of …
In the final fifteen years of the life of legendary director Orson Welles he pins his Hollywood comeback hopes on a film, The Other Side of the Wind, in itself a film about an aging film director trying to finish his last great movie.
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1993
It's All True
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MovieOct 1, 1993

It's All True

A documentary about Orson Welles's unfinished three …
A documentary about Orson Welles's unfinished three-part film about South America.
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1976
Norman Foster
PersonalJuly 1976

Norman Foster

Norman Foster passed away.
1974
The Green Hornet
MovieOct 1, 1974

The Green Hornet

Several episodes of the 1966 TV series "The Green Hornet" …
Several episodes of the 1966 TV series "The Green Hornet" edited together and released as a feature.
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1972
Play It As It Lays
MovieOct 19, 1972

Play It As It Lays

A Hollywood actress undergoes a psychic breakdown and …
A Hollywood actress undergoes a psychic breakdown and recalls the traumatic events which led to her stay at a sanitarium.
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1966
Brighty of the Grand Canyon
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MovieNov 24, 1966

Brighty of the Grand Canyon

The antics of a burro named …
The antics of a burro named Brighty is set among the grandeur of the Grand Canyon. The animal endures some perilous adventures before finding friendship with a prospector who finally strikes it rich.
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1965
Indian Paint
MovieApr 8, 1965

Indian Paint

Nishko is a chief's son in the Great Plains, before Europeans …
Nishko is a chief's son in the Great Plains, before Europeans arrive. During his rite of passage, he's determined to tame a painted pony. He approaches manhood while his peaceful clan is set upon by a nearby tribe willing to break a treaty. He must also contend with the kidnapping of three young women from his village, his pony's illness behind enemy lines, his mother's coma after a rattlesnake bite, the medicine man's urging that he sacrifice what he loves best, the attack of a cougar and of wolves, and his own injury while alone in the woods. His kindness, bravery, and quick thinking serve him well, but rescue come from an unexpected source.
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1956
Davy Crockett and the River Pirates
MovieJul 18, 1956

Davy Crockett and the River Pirates

Davy Crockett and his …
Davy Crockett and his sidekick Georgie compete against boastful Mike Fink ("King of the River") in a boat race to New Orleans. Later, Davy and Georgie, allied with Fink, battle a group of ...
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Nomination1956

Outstanding Directorial Achievement In T…

Nominated for "The Loretta Young Show".
DGA Award
1955
Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier
MovieMay 25, 1955

Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

Legends (and myths) from …
Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davy Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russell fight in the Creek Indian War. Then Crockett is elected to Congress and brings his rough-hewn ways to the House of Representatives. Finally, Crockett and Russell journey to Texas and partake in the last stand at the Alamo.
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1953
Sombrero
MovieApr 22, 1953

Sombrero

Adapted from the book, "Mexican Village," by Josefina Niggli, …
Adapted from the book, "Mexican Village," by Josefina Niggli, the film tells three interwoven love stories against the background of a feud between two villages. Cyd Charisse and Rick Jason are the lovers in a tender romance; Vittorio Gassman and Yvonne DeCarlo the lovers in a tragic romance; and Pier Angeli and Ricardo Montalban the lovers in a gay romance.
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1952
Sky Full of Moon
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MovieDec 12, 1952

Sky Full of Moon

Harley 'Tumbleweeds' Williams is a mellow rodeo competitor who …
Harley 'Tumbleweeds' Williams is a mellow rodeo competitor who lacks entry fee cash. He enters a casino owned by Al and increases, then loses his money. Club employee Dixie hatches a plan to get both her and Harley a small fortune.
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1950
Woman on the Run
MovieOct 12, 1950

Woman on the Run

When Frank Johnson becomes an eyewitness to a murder, he's …
When Frank Johnson becomes an eyewitness to a murder, he's pursued around scenic San Francisco by his wife, the police, and the murderer.
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Father Is a Bachelor
MovieFeb 22, 1950

Father Is a Bachelor

William Holden plays a drifter who comes to a small town and …
William Holden plays a drifter who comes to a small town and discovers a cabin in the forest where five kids: January, February, March, April, and May are living without parents. Their parents died a whole ago, and they want to keep that a secret from the townspeople, especially the young school teacher (Coleen Gray) because they don't want to end up in a children's home and then eventually separated. William's character moves in with the kids and poses as their uncle to take care of them while romancing the school teacher. In order to keep the children, however, he has to get married.
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1949
Tell It to the Judge
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MovieNov 18, 1949

Tell It to the Judge

Marsha Meredith, an attorney-at-law, is nominated for a …
Marsha Meredith, an attorney-at-law, is nominated for a Federal judgeship, but her nomination is opposed by a 'Good-Government' group who think her divorce makes her unfit for the job. This evolves into situations, happening in Florida, New England, Washington D.C. and the Adirondacks, such as the misunderstood husband trying to win back his wife, and the misunderstood wife trying to make her husband jealous, and one case of mistaken identity after another, after another.
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1948
Kiss the Blood Off My Hands
MovieOct 30, 1948

Kiss the Blood Off My Hands

Fugitive Bill Saunders and …
Fugitive Bill Saunders and lonely nurse Jane Wharton are crossed by fate when he hides out in her apartment.
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Rachel and the Stranger
MovieSep 18, 1948

Rachel and the Stranger

David Harvey is a widower …
David Harvey is a widower with a young son, Davey. They live on an isolated Ohio farm during the pioneer days. He wants his son to be raised in the manner his wife would have wanted - with proper schooling, Bible study and proper manners. Rachel, an indentured servant, is sold to David. David then marries her in order that little Davey would have a mother to properly raise him. David shows no real affection towards Rachel since this is a marriage of convenience. This all changes when Jim, a friend of the family comes for a visit. During his stay, David sees that there is more to Rachel than just being a "bonds woman", especially when Jim takes a liking to her. This awakens new feelings in David for Rachel.
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1943
Journey into Fear
MovieJan 7, 1943

Journey into Fear

A Navy engineer, returning to the U.S. with his wife from a …
A Navy engineer, returning to the U.S. with his wife from a conference, finds himself pursued by Nazi agents, who are out to kill him. Without a word to his wife, he flees the hotel the couple is staying in and boards a ship, only to find, after the ship sails, that the agents have followed him.
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1940
Charlie Chan in Panama
MovieFeb 23, 1940

Charlie Chan in Panama

Inspector Chan investigates …
Inspector Chan investigates a group of travelers, one of whom is a saboteur.
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1939
Charlie Chan at Treasure Island
MovieAug 31, 1939

Charlie Chan at Treasure Island

A novelist friend of Charlie's …
A novelist friend of Charlie's appears to have committed suicide. At the international Exposition held on San Francisco Bay's Treasure Island Charlie shows that Zodiac, a phony mystic who blackmails clients, is the culprit.
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Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation
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MovieJul 7, 1939

Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation

A young and handsome …
A young and handsome archaeologist discovers the crown of the Queen of Sheba, and returns with it to a San Francisco museum where it is put on display. Its safety is in doubt as many criminals want the crown -- an international pair of criminals, a San Francisco gangster and his cohorts, and a super criminal known as Metaxa. Mr. Moto is forced to postpone his vacation while he deals with the threat.
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Charlie Chan in Reno
MovieMay 31, 1939

Charlie Chan in Reno

Mary Whitman, an old friend of Charlie's in Reno for a …
Mary Whitman, an old friend of Charlie's in Reno for a divorce, finds herself accused of murdering the woman her husband planned to marry after the decree became final.
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Mr. Moto's Last Warning
MovieJan 20, 1939

Mr. Moto's Last Warning

A Japanese man claiming to …
A Japanese man claiming to be Mr Moto, of the International Police, is abducted and murdered soon after disembarking from a ship at Port Said in Egypt. The real Mr Moto is already in Port Said, investigating a conspiracy against the British and French governments. The dead man was his colleague, impersonating him to throw the conspirators off his scent. Mr Moto recognises one of the conspirators as a British Secret Service agent, and together they discover that the gang have mined the harbour in preparation for the arrival of the French fleet. Their aim is to throw the blame onto the British, which may start a second World War.
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1938
Mysterious Mr. Moto
MovieSep 17, 1938

Mysterious Mr. Moto

Mr. Moto has himself imprisoned on Devil's Island so he can help …
Mr. Moto has himself imprisoned on Devil's Island so he can help his cellmate escape and thereby get the goods on a gang of international killers.
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Mr. Moto Takes a Chance
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MovieJun 11, 1938

Mr. Moto Takes a Chance

In the jungle near Angkor …
In the jungle near Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Mr. Moto poses as an ineffectual archaeologist and a venerable holy man with mystical powers to help foil two insurgencies against the government.
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1937
Thank You, Mr. Moto
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MovieDec 24, 1937

Thank You, Mr. Moto

Mr Moto competes with a gang of ruthless treasure-hunters for …
Mr Moto competes with a gang of ruthless treasure-hunters for possession of seven scrolls which, when brought together, form a map which reveals the location of the tomb of Genghis Khan, reputed to contain fabulous treasure. Moto already has one scroll, but the rest are owned by Prince Chung and his mother, who consider it a sacred duty to their ancestors to protect the scrolls and the secret of the Khan's tomb.
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Think Fast, Mr. Moto
MovieJul 23, 1937

Think Fast, Mr. Moto

On a freighter going from San Francisco to Shanghai Mr. …
On a freighter going from San Francisco to Shanghai Mr. Moto solves mysteries caused by a gang of smugglers.
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1936
Gretchen Foster
ChildJune 1936

Gretchen Foster

Gretchen Foster was born on June 7, 1936 in Los Angeles, …
Gretchen Foster was born on June 7, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Gretchen A Foster. She is an actress, known for Directed by Norman Foster (2006) and M Squad (1957).
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The Leavenworth Case
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MovieJan 20, 1936

The Leavenworth Case

A remarkable monkey may hold the key to the mysterious murder …
A remarkable monkey may hold the key to the mysterious murder of a wealthy philanthropist.
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1935
Suicide Squad
MovieDec 3, 1935

Suicide Squad

Young firefighter Larry Parker's daring exploits have garner …
Young firefighter Larry Parker's daring exploits have garner him much newspaper publicity which has promptly gone to his head. His fire-department colleagues and his sweetheart Mary ...
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Sally Blane
MarriageOctober 1935

Sally Blane

Sally Blane (born Elizabeth Jane Young; July 11, 1910 – …
Sally Blane (born Elizabeth Jane Young; July 11, 1910 – August 27, 1997) was an American actress. She appeared in over 100 movies.
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The Bishop Misbehaves
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MovieSep 13, 1935

The Bishop Misbehaves

On a walking tour of English …
On a walking tour of English cathedrals, Donald Meadows meets Hester Granthem in church. Hearing he is from that hot-bed of crime, Chicago, Hester asks Donald to help her in a robbery she has planned. Thinking it a joke, he plays along; but Hester is serious, and hearing that she plans to rob Mr. Waller, the man who has cheated her father out of thousands of pounds, Donald agrees. A robbery at a pub is arranged, but the Bishop of Broadminster, an avid mystery fan, and his sister stumble into it. Playing detective the Bishop complicates matters and each side, the Bishop, the unscrupulous Waller, the gang Hester hires, and Hester and Donald, each get the upper hand along the way.
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Ladies Crave Excitement
MovieJun 22, 1935

Ladies Crave Excitement

Bored rich girl hooks up with …
Bored rich girl hooks up with news photographer, gets caught up in his adventures.
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The Hoosier Schoolmaster
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MovieMay 15, 1935

The Hoosier Schoolmaster

Right after the Civil War, an …
Right after the Civil War, an ex-Union soldier sets out to become a schoolmaster in his small town, even though many locals still harbor a resentment against "Yankees". He goes up against ...
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1934
Strictly Dynamite
MovieMay 11, 1934

Strictly Dynamite

A struggling writer finds success writing scripts for a radio …
A struggling writer finds success writing scripts for a radio comic at the expense of his high-brow ambitions.
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Orient Express
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MovieFeb 3, 1934

Orient Express

Based on Graham Greene's novel Stamboul Train, the movie …
Based on Graham Greene's novel Stamboul Train, the movie focuses on the lives of individuals aboard the Orient Express as it makes a three-day journey from Ostend to Constantinople. The main protagonists are a Jewish businessman, Myatt, a chorus girl, Coral Musker, a Serbian Communist, a criminal, and a Lesbian journalist. Although they are not known to each other their lives become interlinked with tragic and dramatic consequences.
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1933
Rafter Romance
MovieSep 1, 1933

Rafter Romance

A man and a woman share an apartment on a shift basis, …
A man and a woman share an apartment on a shift basis, never seeing each other; she dislikes him until they actually meet.
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Pilgrimage
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MovieJul 12, 1933

Pilgrimage

A possessive mother pushes her son into World War I service …
A possessive mother pushes her son into World War I service rather than see him get married.
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Professional Sweetheart
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MovieJun 9, 1933

Professional Sweetheart

A vice-free radio singer …
A vice-free radio singer wants to experience the dark side of life, so a press agent convinces her sponsor to choose a "professional sweetheart" from her fans.
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State Fair
MovieJan 26, 1933

State Fair

The Frake family attend the Iowa State Fair. Father Abel …
The Frake family attend the Iowa State Fair. Father Abel enters his Hampshire boar, Blue Boy, in the hog contents. Mother Melissa enters the mincemeat competition. And their children, Margy and Wayne, find love with newspaper reporter Pat Gilbert and trapeze artist Emily Joyce. But will everyone return home safe and happy or will hearts be broken?
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1932
Prosperity
MovieNov 12, 1932

Prosperity

In 1925, John becomes President of the prosperous Warren …
In 1925, John becomes President of the prosperous Warren Bank when Maggie retires. Six years later, John, Helen and the two children are happy in their home, but the two mother-in-laws are still bickering. When Lizzy inadvertently starts a run on the bank, it closes when Maggie learns that John has done what she had told him never to do - used the bank bonds for a get rich quick scheme. To gain some money for the depositors, Maggie and John sell everything that they have and move in with Lizzy, who hounds them every day. Their only hope for a normal life is to get the bonds back from the crooks that have them.
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Strange Justice
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MovieOct 7, 1932

Strange Justice

Socialite banker Henry Judson maintains his extravagant …
Socialite banker Henry Judson maintains his extravagant lifestyle by embezzling from his bank, but is caught by sleazy assistant manager Waters and is blackmailed by him into continuing. Close to being found out, the two devise a scheme which sends Wally, the ex-con boyfriend of pretty hat check girl Rose Abbott, to death row.
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Skyscraper Souls
MovieJul 16, 1932

Skyscraper Souls

Aspirations and the lives of several people working at the …
Aspirations and the lives of several people working at the gigantic Seacoast National Bank Building interweave in various plots. The most notable character is David Dwight, the womanizing bank owner who keeps his estranged wife happy by paying for her extravagant globetrotting. Dwight's long time secretary Sarah yearns for them to divorce so her affair with him can be legitimized. Sarah shows her good side by playing mother to the young innocent Lynn Harding, who she employs as an assistant. Beautiful Miss Harding is relentlessly pursued by extroverted bank teller Tom Sheppard, but he is frustrated when Dwight lures her away with power and wealth. Then Dwight ruins everyone's finances in a successful bid to get full control of his skyscraper by manipulating the company's stock price. Now there doesn't appear to be anyone who can prevent the power monger from taking advantage of the ingenue Harding-or is there?
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Week-End Marriage
MovieJun 4, 1932

Week-End Marriage

An out-of-work husband (Norman Foster) resents his wife …
An out-of-work husband (Norman Foster) resents his wife (Loretta Young) being the breadwinner in the family.
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1931
Under Eighteen
MovieDec 24, 1931

Under Eighteen

A poor seamstress girl sours on her engagement to a grocery …
A poor seamstress girl sours on her engagement to a grocery deliveryman after seeing her sister's abusive marriage. Trying to help her sister pay for a divorce lawyer, she turns to a rich playboy she met at work.
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Up Pops the Devil
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MovieMay 20, 1931

Up Pops the Devil

The marriage of an advertising man is jeopardized when he gets …
The marriage of an advertising man is jeopardized when he gets a chance to sell a novel he's been working on and quits his job to concentrate on writing. In order to support the family, the wife is forced to take a job as a dancer in a Broadway show. As the marriage begins to fall apart, complications ensue when she discovers that she's pregnant.
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Men Call It Love
MovieMar 14, 1931

Men Call It Love

A well-off bachelor finds himself at a loss for what to do when a …
A well-off bachelor finds himself at a loss for what to do when a married woman comes on to him while he's thoroughly involved with someone else's wife.
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It Pays to Advertise
MovieFeb 19, 1931

It Pays to Advertise

To prove his thesis that any product--even one that …
To prove his thesis that any product--even one that doesn't exist--can be merchandized if it is advertised properly, a young man gets together with his father's savvy secretary to market a non-existent laundry soap. Complications ensue when his "product" turns out to be more successful than even he imagined--and now he has to deliver.
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1930
Young Man of Manhattan
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MovieApr 19, 1930

Young Man of Manhattan

Toby McLean, a reckless …
Toby McLean, a reckless sports writer on a New York City newspaper, covers the Gene Tunney-Jack Dempsey heavyweight-championship fight in Philadelphia. There he meets Ann Vaughn, a feature writer for another newspaper, and they get married after a whirlwind romance. The romance begins to wane nearly as fast as it blossomed but, directly and indirectly, is salvaged by Toby's writer pal, "Shorty" Ross, and a ditsy socialite, "Puff" Randolph. Artchive footage provides shots of the Tunney-Dempsey fight, and other sports events of the era.
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1928
Claudette Colbert
MarriageMarch 1928

Claudette Colbert

Claudette Colbert ( kohl-BAIR; born Émilie Claudette Chauchoin; …
Claudette Colbert ( kohl-BAIR; born Émilie Claudette Chauchoin; September 13, 1903 – July 30, 1996) was an American stage and film actress.
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1903
Norman Foster
BirthDecember 1903

Norman Foster

Norman Foster was born.
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