Brian Forster

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Brian Forster
The Partridge Family Brian Forster Circa 1973.JPG
Brian Forster, c. 1968
Born
Brian A. Forster

(1960-04-14) April 14, 1960 (age 58)
OccupationActor
Years active1969–1977, 2008

Brian A. Forster (born April 14, 1960) is a former child actor. He is best known as the second actor to play the role of Chris Partridge in the television series The Partridge Family.

Biography[edit]

Forster joined The Partridge Family in 1971, replacing Jeremy Gelbwaks,[1] and continued until the show ended in 1974.[2] Chris Partridge was the drummer of the fictional family band. As of 2002/2003, Forster was a race car driver in Northern California, and continued to act in community theater there.[3]

Forster is the son of actor Peter Forster and, through his mother, is a great-great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens. He is also the step-son of actor Whit Bissell and step-grandson of actor Alan Napier, who portrayed Alfred the Butler in the Batman television series (1966–1968).[4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1969 The Brady Bunch The Elf Episode: "Eenie, Meenie, Mommy, Daddy"
1969 Family Affair Boy Episode: "What's Funny About a Broken Leg?"
1971–74 The Partridge Family Chris Partridge 71 episodes
1973 Goober and the Ghost Chasers Chris Partridge (voice) 8 episodes
1974–75 Partridge Family 2200 A.D. Chris Partridge (voice) 16 episodes
1977–78 Fred Flintstone and Friends Chris Partridge (voice) Segment: The Partridge Family in Outer Space
1977 Thanksgiving Reunion with The Partridge Family and My Three Sons Himself TV special
2008 Break a Leg Chris Partridge Episode: "Ghosts, Mimes & Partridges"

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