Lewis R. Foster

Lewis R. Foster
Born Lewis Ransom Foster
(1898-08-05)August 5, 1898
Brookfield, Missouri, United States
Died June 10, 1974(1974-06-10) (aged 75)
Tehachapi, California, United States
Other names L R Foster
L.R. Foster
Lewis Foster
Lew Foster
Occupation Screenwriter, director, producer, television composer
Awards Best Writing, Original Story
1940 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Lewis R. Foster (August 5, 1898 – June 10, 1974) was an American screenwriter, film/television director, and film/television producer. He directed and wrote over one hundred films and television series between 1926 and 1960.

Selected filmography



Awards and nominations

Year Award Result Category Film
1940 Academy Awards Won Best Writing, Original Story Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
1944 Nominated Best Writing, Screenplay The More the Merrier (Shared with Richard Flournoy, Frank Ross and Robert Russell)

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