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Biography

Meg Foster | Biography

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Meg Foster's facts

Date of Birth 1948-05-10
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Marital Status Divorced
Married to Stephen McHattie
Children Christopher
Name on Birth Margaret Foster
Place of Birth Reading, Pennsylvania

Margaret "Meg" Foster is an American actress. She has been best known for her significant roles in the TV miniseries version of The Scarlet Letter and the films Ticket to Heaven, The Osterman Weekend and They Live (1988). She is an actress, known for They Live (1988), Masters of the Universe (1987) and The Emerald Forest (1985). By the current time, her entire life span has not yet summarized in full detail form but to the contrary to it, her somewhat information is present in some of the biographic sites and those information are the major parts of her life. Foster was nominated for a 1982 Genie Award for "Best Performance by a Foreign Actress" for the film Ticket to Heaven. She was nominated in 1982 for Best Performance by a Foreign Actress from the movie “Ticket to Heaven”.

Margaret Foster was born on May 10, 1948 in Reading, Pennsylvania, as the daughter of David Foster and his wife Nancy. Foster grew up in Rowayton, Connecticut with her parents and four siblings: sisters Gray, Jan, and Nina, and brother Ian. She studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York, which means she has strong desire in the acting field since her early age. as soon as  she entered in acting profession, Foster replaced Loretta Swit as Detective Christine Cagney for the first six episodes of the first season of Cagney & Lacey until she was replaced by Sharon Gless. Foster has worked extensively in the theatre since studying with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York. Her stage credits include "King Lear", "Barabbas", "Three Sisters" and "Extremities", among others. CBS were unhappy with Foster's performance and were worried that her performance as a strong woman would make viewers think the character was a lesbian. Foster worked prolifically throughout the 1970s, 80s and 90s. She has guest starred in numerous TV shows including two episodes of Hawaii Five-O (1973 and 1976), The Six Million Dollar Man season two episode "Straight on 'till Morning" (1974), Three for the Road (1975), and the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine season four episode "The Muse" (1996). Other TV shows include Bonanza, The Twilight Zone, Storefront Lawyers, Barnaby Jones, Murder, She Wrote, Miami Vice, The Cosby Show, Quantum Leap, ER, and Xena: Warrior Princess. Foster played the villainous Evil-Lyn in the big screen version of Masters of the Universe and the Greek goddess Hera in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. Since the 1990s, Foster has acted mainly on stage productions, including King Lear and Barabbas. In her private life she was married to Canadian actor Stephen McHattie, but the couple separated. Foster gained notice for her eyes, which Mademoiselle magazine dubbed "the eyes of 1979."

Now turning back to her personal life and personality methodology as an actress, she has strikingly pale blue eyes, which has been must noticeable part of her personality. Her eyes are considered to be most beautiful and attractive eyes ever. Addition to it, She has been getting huge scale of compliment on her eyes since the day she entered in acting field. While she was busy with her profession build up mission, she had a relationship with Ron Starr, they had a son named Christopher Starr. But their relation did not last long. As soon as they separated, she got married to Stephen McHattie but still the relation did not prove to be happier to her. Their marriage journey ended up with miserable divorce. The reason behind the divorced might be very confidential as their marriage date and divorce date has been kept in disguise. At present she has a son Christopher, with whom she has starred in The Osterman Weekend (1983) directed by Sam Peckinpah, who directed Ron in Ride the High Country (1962).