Sunday, November 4, 2018

RIP Eddie Foy III

Eddie Foy III

The Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts
November 4, 2018

Mr. Foy has been a casting director for 42 years with Columbia Pictures/Screen Gems, 20th Century Fox, the Disney Channel and Dick Clark Productions. He was Director of Casting for ABC and Vice President of Casting for NBC. His Credits include The Donna Reed Show, I Dream of Jeannie, The Poesidean Adventure, Mork and Mindy, The Monkees, Happy Days, Roots I and II, Shogun, Barney Miller, Happy Days, The Emmy Awards, and has been the Talent Producer for The Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon the past 35 years. He is currently the expert "on air" Casting Executive for the hit biographical series 90 Days in Hollywood. His most recent honor was his unanimous selection by the Academy of Television Arts and Science, Archives Division, as Outstanding Casting Director of the last 42 years for his contributions to the Advancement of Television Casting.

FOY III, Eddie
Born: 2/10/1935, New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Died: 11/?/2018, Corona, California, U.S.A.

Eddie Foy III’s westerns – actor, casting, casting director:
Outlaw’s Son – 1957 (Ted Wentworth)
When Legends Die – 1972 [studio casting]
Dusty’s Trail - 1973 [casting director]
The Hatfields and the McCoys – 1975 [casting director]
The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West – 1976 [casting director]
Young Pioneers (TV) - 1976 [casting director]
Young Pioneers Christmas (TV) – 1976 [casting director]

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