Lewis R. Foster
Date of Birth
Aug 05, 1898
Birth Place:
Brookfield, MO

Biography

Lewis R. Foster started out as a newspaper journalist then joined the Hal Roach studios as a gag man in 1923. Foster was promoted to director for the 1929 Charley Chase 2-reeler Movie Night. He went on to direct several Laurel & Hardy shorts, including the team's first talkie, Unaccustomed as We Are (1929). Foster left Roach to free-lance in 1930, directing his first feature, the low-budget Love...