Eddie Foy III, Veteran Television Casting Director, Dies at 83

Eddie Foy III, Veteran Television Casting Director, Dies at 83
Eddie Foy III, a veteran casting director for television who helped bring Barbara Eden to I Dream of Jeannie and Sally Field to Gidget, has died. He was 83.

Foy died Saturday at his home in Denison, Iowa, of injuries sustained in a fall, publicist Michael Saltzman announced.

Foy's father was actor Eddie Foy Jr., and his grandfather was Eddie Foy Sr. of the famed vaudeville act The Seven Little Foys. (His dad portrayed his granddad in the 1942 James Cagney classic Yankee Doodle Dandy.)

Foy spent more than four decades in casting, starting out at Screen Gems and 20th Century Fox....
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