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Dudley Foster

Last updated 09 January 2020

Dudley Foster (1924-1973)
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Dudley Foster

Born: Thursday 7th August 1924
Died: Monday 8th January 1973 (age: 48)


Dudley Foster was an English actor..

He appeared in such series as Danger Man, The Saint, The Avengers, Steptoe and Son and Doctor Who (The Space Pirates), often in villainous roles; in Z Cars, he played a police detective. He occasionally appeared in films.

In 1970 he provided the voice-over for an edition of the BBC documentary series Chronicle: "The Great Iron Ship", about the salvage and return from the Falkland Islands of the Isambard Kingdom Brunel ship SS Great Britain.

His early death was the result of suicide.