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Job Actor
Years active 1934-70
Known for Storekeepers, hotel clerks, confidence men; played train conductor Wendell Gibbs on TV's Petticoat Junction
Top Roles Hopper's Secretary, Kirby's Assistant, Dr. Joe Carter, Psychiatrist, Funeral Director, Druggist
Top GenresDrama, Comedy, Romance, Western, Crime, Action
Top TopicsBook-Based, Romance (Comic), Screwball Comedy
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Shares birthday with Martha Raye, George Montgomery, Leo Penn  see more..

Byron Foulger Overview:

Character actor, Byron Foulger, was born on Aug 27, 1899 in Ogden, UT. Foulger died at the age of 70 on Apr 4, 1970 in Hollywood, CA .

MINO BIO:

Byron Foulger appeared in over 465 film and television roles (many uncredited or bit parts) -- from storekeepers and hotel clerks to morticians and confidence men. He was equally adept at playing humble, as well as, shady characters. His many roles include Kirby's Assistant in You Can't Take It with You, Hopper's Secretary in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Johnny Valdelle in Sullivan’s Travels, and the jewelry salesman in The Palm Beach Story. He also played Mr. Guerney and train conductor Wendell Gibbs on Petticoat Junction from 1965-1969.

(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).

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Mini Tribute Character Actor:

By Annmarie Gatti on Aug 27, 2012 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Born August 27, 1899, Character Actor ! Foulger appeared in over 465 roles on film and TV — from storekeepers and hotel clerks to morticians and confidence men. He was equally adept at playing humble, as well as, shady characters. My favorite role??? Train conductor ... Read full article


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Byron Foulger Quotes:

Amos Boling: [Kidding Larry and Polly] you ought to get married, you two thigs, and raise a whole crop of knuckleheads.


Recording Technician: His Master's voice...


Abner Sampson: The only law up there is too drunk to hit the ground with his hat.


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Two children: Wallace Earl and Rachel Ames.

Grandfather of Christine Cahill.

Father-in-law of Barry Cahill and Arnold Laven.

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