Barry Foster

Barry Foster

Highest Rated: 90% Frenzy (1972)

Lowest Rated: 50% Ryan's Daughter (1970)

Birthday: Aug 21, 1931

Birthplace: Beeston, Nottinghamshire, England, UK

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.

Highest rated movies

Frenzy
Maurice
The Family Way
King and Country
Robbery
Heat and Dust
The Wild Geese
Ryan's Daughter

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Killing Game Jack (Character) - 1987
86% 87% Maurice Dean Cornwallis (Character) $45.9K 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet After Pilkington Derek (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet To Catch a King Max Winter (Character) - 1983
79% 57% Heat and Dust Major Minnies, the Political Agent (At the Palace in Khatm) (Character) $19.9K 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet How Many Miles to Babylon Major Glendinning (Character) - 1981
67% 75% The Wild Geese Thomas Balfour (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet 41% Sweeney! McQueen (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Quiet Day in Belfast John Slattery (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Divorce Hers Donald Trenton (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Divorce His Donald Trenton (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet 11% Divorce His, Divorce Hers Donald Trenton (Character) - 1972
90% 77% Frenzy Robert Rusk (Character) - 1972
50% 73% Ryan's Daughter Tim O'Leary (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet 22% Inspector Clouseau Addison Steele (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet 66% Twisted Nerve Gerry Henderson (Character) - 1968
86% 84% The Family Way Joe Thompson (Character) - 1967
80% 84% Robbery Frank (Character) - 1967
86% 79% King and Country Lt. Webb (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Playback Dave Hollis (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Surprise Package U.S. Marshal (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 55% Sea of Sand Cpl. Matheson (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sea Fury Vincent (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 83% Battle Hell PO McCarthy RN (Character) - 1956

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chillers Unknown (Character) 1990
No Score Yet 100% Inspector Morse Sir Alexander Reece (Character) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Space Force Unknown (Character) 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Van der Valk Van de Valk (Character) 1972-1973 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rheingold Theatre David Roberts (Character) 1956