Stan Foster (b. April 16, 1960 in Youngstown, Ohio, USA) is a film and television actor, and a writer and director. He is most known for his role in the Tour of Duty TV series where he played Marvin Johnson. He also wrote the play and film Woman Thou Art Loosed and wrote and directed the film Preacher's Kid (2010).
Stan Foster is an American film and television actor, producer, writer, and director. He is most known for his role in the Emmy winning CBS TV series Tour of Duty, where he played Marvin Johnson for 3 seasons. Foster segued behind the camera in striking an overall development deal with Columbia Pictures Television to write, produce, and brand new content. This led to selling and developing sitcom, drama, and reality programming to multiple networks including CBS, FOX, MTV, Comedy Central, USA Networks, UPN, Disney and Discovery Channel, and FremantleMedia. Stan Foster adapted the stage production of TD Jakes “Woman Thou Art Loosed” for the big screen, (for which he won an NAACP Image Award) and greatly contributing to the wide popularity of that genre. Foster wrote and produced films for Universal, 20th Century Fox, and Lionsgate, before wearing all three hats (writing/directing/producing) Preacher's Kid for Warner Bros. He also directed the award winning TV film “My Other Mother” for UPtv. Stan Foster Media also partnered with Lionsgate to produce and distribute a film slate under his current banner.
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