Julia Foster

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Julia Foster
Julia Foster (1968).jpg
Born Julia Foster
(1943-08-02) 2 August 1943 (age 73)
Lewes, Sussex, England, UK
Nationality British
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Bruce Fogle
Children Ben Fogle, Emily and Bill

Julia Foster (born 2 August 1943) is an English stage, screen and television actress.

Born in Lewes, Sussex. Foster's first husband was Lionel Morton, once the lead singer with the 1960s pop band The Four Pennies[16]. She is the mother of British television celebrity Ben Fogle with her second husband, veterinarian Bruce Fogle. Foster also built up her own antique furniture business.[17].

Foster's credits include the films The System (1964) with Oliver Reed,[1] The Bargee (1964) with Harry H. Corbett,[2] Alfie (1966) with Michael Caine,[3] Half a Sixpence (1967) with Tommy Steele,[4] and Percy (1971) with Hywel Bennett.[5]

On television, in 1969, she appeared in the second episode of series 1 of the Doctor in the House (TV series)[6] She also starred as the eponymous heroine in the BBC production of Moll Flanders (1975)[7] and also appeared alongside John Stride in the Yorkshire Television series Wilde Alliance in 1978.[8] Additionally she appeared with Michael Winner in a British TV advert for Esure car insurance.[9]

She played Queen Margaret of Anjou in the BBC Television Shakespeare adaptations of Henry VI, Part 1 Henry VI, Part 2 and The Tragedy of Richard III, which received its UK broadcast in January 1983.[10][11]

After her stage debut with the Brighton Repertory Theatre, Foster made her London debut in Travelling Light in 1965 at the Prince of Wales Theatre, she has since appeared in several London stage productions, including at The Globe Theatre, Lyric Theatre (Hammersmith), Queens Theatre, Criterion Theatre, King's Head Theatre, Royal Court Theatre, Apollo Theatre, New End Theatre, also in the UK at the Nottingham Playhouse, New Theatre, Oxford, Birmingham Repertory Company and the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow.[12]

In 1967 Foster appeared on Juke Box Jury,[13] in 1971 on Call My Bluff[14] and in 1976 was the subject of Desert Island Discs.[15]

Selected filmography[edit]

Selected television[edit]

Selected stage appearances[edit]

References[edit]

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