Foster Brooks

Actor, Soundtrack

Actor, Soundtrack


Brooks was born in Louisville, Kentucky, one of eight sons, whose father was a county sheriff. Brooks dropped out of school after the 6th grade and did a variety of jobs before beginning a career in radio at the age of 21. He was a newscaster and disc jockey in Louisville, and Buffalo before switching to television newscasting. Brooks moved to L.A...
Birth date
1912-05-11
Death date
2001-12-20
Awards
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy.
Height
6' 3" (1.91 m)

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorCosby
(TV Series) - The Best Little Antique Shop in Astoria (1996)
1996
ActorThe Giant of Thunder Mountain
Doc (Townsman)
1990
ActorWhat a Dummy
(TV Series) Jackie Clark - What a Dummy (1990) ... Jackie Clark
1990
ActorThe Munsters Today
(TV Series) Igor - Reunion (1990) ... Igor
1990
ActorMurder, She Wrote
(TV Series) Simon Thane - Simon Says, Color Me Dead (1987) ... Simon Thane
1987
ActorThe New Mike Hammer
(TV Series) Manny, The Great Mandrell - Elegy for a Tramp (1987) ... Manny, The Great Mandrell
1987
ActorSmall Wonder
(TV Series) Roland Cardwell - Home Sweet Homeless (1986) ... Roland Cardwell
1986
ActorGoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords
Stoneheart / Fossil Lord (voice)
1986
ActorThe Jetsons
(TV Series) - Elroy in Wonderland (1985) ... (voice)
1985
ActorCBS Storybreak
(TV Series) - Robbut: A Tale of Tails (1985) ... (voice)
1985
ActorCannonball Run II
Fisherman #1
1984
ActorDas turbogeile Feriencamp
Hardy Bassett
1984
ActorCracking Up
The Pilot
1983
ActorQuincy M.E.
(TV Series) Carriage Driver - Murder on Ice (1983) ... Carriage Driver
1983
ActorToday's F.B.I.
(TV Series) Rainey - Kidnap (1982) ... Rainey
1982
ActorMork & Mindy
(TV Series) Miles Sternhagen - I Heard It Through the Morkvine (1981) ... Miles Sternhagen - Mork Meets Robin Williams (1981) ... Miles Sternhagen - Mindy Gets Her Job (1981) ... Miles Sternhagen
1981
ActorThe Villain
Bank Clerk
1979
ActorB.J. and the Bear
(TV Series) Terry Morgan - A Coffin with a View (1979) ... Terry Morgan
1979
ActorSweepstakes
(TV Series) Edgar - Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Edgar
1979
ActorFantasy Island
(TV Series) Frank 'Spider' Randall - The Over the Hill Caper/Poof! You're a Movie Star (1978) ... Frank 'Spider' Randall
1978
ActorPolice Woman
(TV Series) Darryl Everson - Ambition (1977) ... Darryl Everson
1977
ActorSwitch
(TV Series) Dale Abee - Legend of the Macunas: Part 2 (1977) ... Dale Abee - Legend of the Macunas: Part 1 (1977) ... Dale Abee
1977
ActorStarsky and Hutch
(TV Series) Drunk Gambler - The Las Vegas Strangler, Part 1 (1976) ... Drunk Gambler
1976
ActorSuper Seal
Harold
1976
ActorThe Dean Martin Show
(TV Series) Press Secretary - Celebrity Roast: George Washington (1974) ... Press Secretary
1974
ActorHere's Lucy
(TV Series) David Benton Miller - Tipsy Through the Tulips (1973) ... David Benton Miller
1973
ActorAdam-12
(TV Series) Mr. Allen / George Selfridge / Harry Sachs / ... - Mary Hong Loves Tommy Chen (1972) ... Mr. Allen - Log 46: Pilgrimage (1970) ... George Selfridge - Log 63: Baby (1969) ... Harry Sachs - Log 61: The Runaway (1968) ... Citizen - Log 132: Producer (1968) ... Man
1968-1972
ActorThe Manhunter
(TV Movie) Gas Station Owner
1972
ActorArnie
(TV Series) - What's Up, Doc? (1972)
1972
ActorThe Pompeii Way
(TV Movie)
1971
ActorThe Partners
(TV Series) Willy Cooper - The Prisoner of Fender (1971) ... Willy Cooper
1971
ActorThe Late Liz
Howard Borman
1971
ActorGreen Acres
(TV Series) Farmer #1 / Charlie Williams / Drunk / ... - The Hole in the Porch (1971) ... Farmer #1 - The Milk Maker (1969) ... Charlie Williams - Economy Flight to Washington (1969) ... Drunk - The Rutabaga Story (1968) ... Major
1968-1971
ActorThe Beverly Hillbillies
(TV Series) Man / Fiddlin Sam Dingle - The Grun Incident (1971) ... Man - The Clampetts Fiddle Around (1968) ... Fiddlin Sam Dingle
1968-1971
ActorGunsmoke
(TV Series) Sporting Gentleman #1 / Ed - The Gun (1970) ... Sporting Gentleman #1 - Quint Asper Comes Home (1962) ... Ed
1962-1970
ActorDaniel Boone
(TV Series) Stranger - Bringing Up Josh (1970) ... Stranger
1970
ActorThe High Chaparral
(TV Series) Drunk - The Reluctant Deputy (1970) ... Drunk
1970
ActorBonanza
(TV Series) Judge Rogers / Judge - The Law and Billy Burgess (1970) ... Judge Rogers - Another Windmill to Go (1969) ... Judge
1969-1970
ActorThe Survivors
(TV Series) Stafford - Chapter Seven (1969) ... Stafford
1969
ActorMod Squad
(TV Series) Will Jackson - Child of Sorrow, Child of Light (1969) ... Will Jackson
1969
ActorIt Takes a Thief
(TV Series) Drunk / Judge - A Case of Red Turnips (1968) ... Drunk - The Packager (1968) ... Judge
1968
ActorDeath Valley Days
(TV Series) Phil Stockton - A Friend Indeed (1968) ... Phil Stockton
1968
ActorThe Flying Nun
(TV Series) Passenger - Young Man with a Cornette (1967) ... Passenger
1967
ActorThe Monkees
(TV Series) Conventioneer - Monkees Manhattan Style (1967) ... Conventioneer
1967
ActorMr. Terrific
(TV Series) 1st Man - Mr. Big Curtsies Out (1967) ... 1st Man
1967
ActorLaredo
(TV Series) Harry Tyson - One Too Many Voices (1966) ... Harry Tyson
1966
ActorBewitched
(TV Series) Robert Andrews - Disappearing Samantha (1966) ... Robert Andrews
1966
ActorTammy
(TV Series) Elmer - Uncle Lucius Returns (1966) ... Elmer
1966
ActorI Dream of Jeannie
(TV Series) Englishman - Get Me to Mecca on Time (1966) ... Englishman
1966
ActorThe Munsters
(TV Series) The Admiral - Happy 100th Anniversary (1965) ... The Admiral
1965
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackA Concert: Behind Prison Walls
(TV Special) (performer: "Half as Much")
1977
SoundtrackHere's Lucy
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Tipsy Through the Tulips (1973) ... (performer: "Tiptoe Through the Tulips")
1973
RoleTitleYear
ThanksI Think I Was an Alcoholic
(Short) (very special thanks)
1993
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.6 (1988) ... Self
1988
SelfAll-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan
(TV Special) Self (uncredited)
1985
SelfThe Bob Braun Show
(TV Series) Self - Comedian - Episode dated 17 August 1984 (1984) ... Self - Comedian - Episode dated 21 January 1977 (1977) ... Self - Comedian - Episode dated 15 June 1973 (1973) ... Self - Comedian - Episode dated 5 March 1973 (1973) ... Self - Comedian
1973-1984
SelfCircus of the Stars #8
(TV Special documentary) Self - Performer
1983
SelfAll-Star Party for Frank Sinatra
(TV Movie) Self
1983
SelfMadame's Place
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.18 (1982) ... Self
1982
SelfAll-Star Celebration Opening the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
(TV Movie) Self
1981
SelfAll-Star Salute to Mother's Day
(TV Special) Self
1981
SelfThe Steve Allen Comedy Hour
(TV Series) Self - Billy Crystal, Jim Bailey (1981) ... Self - Donald O'Connor, Martin Mull, Joey Forman (1980) ... Self
1980-1981
Self14th Annual Music City News Awards
(TV Special) Self - Presenter
1980
SelfThe Hollywood Squares (Daytime)
(TV Series) Self - Panelist - Episode dated 9 June 1980 (1980) ... Self - Panelist - Episode dated 7 May 1979 (1979) ... Self - Panelist - Episode dated 4 May 1979 (1979) ... Self - Panelist - Episode dated 3 May 1979 (1979) ... Self - Panelist - Episode dated 2 May 1979 (1979) ... Self - Panelist Show all 9 episodes
1979-1980
SelfThe Mike Douglas Show
(TV Series) Self - Comedian / Self - Co-Host - Episode #19.157 (1980) ... Self - Comedian - Episode #18.135 (1979) ... Self - Comedian - Episode #18.68 (1979) ... Self - Comedian - Episode #17.109 (1978) ... Self - Comedian - Episode #17.29 (1977) ... Self - Comedian Show all 21 episodes
1973-1980
SelfMatch Game PM
(TV Series) Self - Panelist - Episode #5.18 (1979) ... Self - Panelist - Episode #5.7 (1979) ... Self - Panelist - Episode #5.6 (1979) ... Self - Panelist - Episode #4.32 (1979) ... Self - Panelist
1979
SelfMatch Game
(TV Series) Self - Panelist - Episode dated 19 November 1979 (1979) ... Self - Panelist - Episode #7.60 (1979) ... Self - Panelist - Episode #7.59 (1979) ... Self - Panelist - Episode #7.58 (1979) ... Self - Panelist - Episode #7.57 (1979) ... Self - Panelist Show all 6 episodes
1979
SelfCircus of the Stars #3
(TV Special documentary) Self - Performer
1979
SelfDerby-Fieber
(TV Movie documentary)
1979
SelfAll-Star Salute to Pearl Bailey
(TV Movie) Self
1979
SelfEveryday
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 2 March 1979 (1979) ... Self
1979
SelfThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
(TV Series) Self / Self - Guest - Episode #16.59 (1978) ... Self - Episode #15.96 (1978) ... Self - Guest - Episode #14.94 (1977) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 12 May 1975 (1975) ... Self - Guest - Foster Brooks/Victor Buono/Adela Rogers St. Johns/Joan Embery (1975) ... Self Show all 12 episodes
1972-1978
SelfDean Martin Celebrity Roast: Betty White
(TV Special) Self - Comedian
1978
SelfDean Martin Celebrity Roast: Jimmy Stewart
(TV Special) Self
1978
SelfThe Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Jack Klugman
(TV Special) Self
1978
SelfThe Jim Nabors Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.59 (1978) ... Self
1978
SelfSuper Night at the Super Bowl
(TV Special) Self
1978
SelfA Concert: Behind Prison Walls
(TV Special) Self
1977
Self'Twas the Night Before Christmas
(TV Special)
1977
SelfDean Martin Celebrity Roast: Dan Haggerty
(TV Special) Self
1977
SelfHappy Birthday, Las Vegas
(TV Special) Self
1977
SelfSuper Night at Forest Hills
(TV Special) Self
1977
SelfDean Martin Celebrity Roast: Peter Marshall
(TV Special) Self
1977
SelfThe Bobby Vinton Show
(TV Series) Self - Freda Payne (1977) ... Self - Gloria Loring/Gabe Kaplan (1977) ... Self - Barbi Benton/Henny Youngman (1977) ... Self - Rene Simard/Dody Goodman/"The Unknown Comic" (1977) ... Self - Adrienne Barbeau/Foster Brooks (1976) ... Self Show all 11 episodes
1975-1977
SelfDean Martin Celebrity Roast: Ted Knight
(TV Special) Self
1977
SelfDean Martin Celebrity Roast: Angie Dickinson
(TV Special) Self
1977
SelfThe Merv Griffin Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 4 January 1977 (1977) ... Self - Jacqueline Bisset, Fernando Lamas, Foster Brooks, Joe Flynn (1973) ... Self
1973-1977
SelfBreak the Bank
(TV Series) Self - Jan Murray, Foster Brooks, Liz Torres, Abe Vigoda, Gunilla Hutton, Buzz Aldrin, Jaye P Morgan, Greg Mullavey, Gail Fisher (1976) ... Self - Episode #1.36 (1976) ... Self
1976
SelfDean Martin Celebrity Roast: Joe Garagiola
(TV Special) Self
1976
SelfDean Martin Celebrity Roast: Dennis Weaver
(TV Special) Self
1976
SelfJoys
(TV Special) Self
1976
SelfDean Martin Celebrity Roast: Dean Martin
(TV Special) Self
1976
SelfThe Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Muhammad Ali
(TV Special) Self
1976
SelfRhyme and Reason
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.151 (1976) ... Self
1976
SelfDean Martin Celebrity Roast: Valerie Harper
(TV Special) Self
1975
SelfThe Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Evel Knievel
(TV Special) Self
1975
SelfDean's Place
(TV Special) Self
1975
SelfThe Mickie Finns Finally Present How the West Was Lost
(TV Special) Self
1975
SelfDinah!
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.157 (1975) ... Self - Episode #1.91 (1975) ... Self
1975
SelfDean Martin Celebrity Roast: Sammy Davis Jr.
(TV Special) Self
1975
SelfThe Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Jackie Gleason
(TV Special) Self
1975
SelfThe Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Lucille Ball
(TV Special) Self
1975
SelfThe 1974 Annual Las Vegas Entertainment Awards
(TV Special) Self - Award Winner
1974
SelfThe Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Telly Savalas
(TV Special) Self
1974
SelfThe Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Bob Hope
(TV Special) Self
1974
SelfThe Troy Cory Evening Show
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Foster Brooks (1974) ... Self - Guest
1974
SelfThe Dean Martin Show
(TV Series) Self - Celebrity Roast: Joe Namath (1974) ... Self - Celebrity Roast: Hank Aaron (1974) ... Self - Celebrity Roast: Dan Rowan and Dick Martin (1974) ... Self - Celebrity Roast: Bobby Riggs (1974) ... Self - Celebrity Roast: Redd Foxx (1974) ... Self Show all 13 episodes
1973-1974
SelfMusic Country U.S.A.
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.8 (1974) ... Self
1974
SelfThe New Bill Cosby Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.3 (1972) ... Self - Episode #1.1 (1972) ... Self
1972
SelfThe Real Tom Kennedy Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 18 September 1970 (1970) ... Self - Episode dated 16 September 1970 (1970) ... Self - Episode dated 15 September 1970 (1970) ... Self - Episode dated 14 September 1970 (1970) ... Self - Episode dated 11 September 1970 (1970) ... Self Show all 16 episodes
1970
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageRenée
(Documentary) Self (uncredited)
2011
Archive footageHere's Harry: Remembering Gale Gordon
(Video documentary short) Clip from 'Here's Lucy'
2011
Archive footageThe Best of the Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Roaster
1998
Archive footageMore Laughing Room Only
(Video) Self
1986
Archive footageThe Bob Braun Show
(TV Series) Self - Comedian - Episode dated 1 January 1974 (1974) ... Self - Comedian
1974