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Phil Foster broke into show biz in the 1930s, and remained a little-known comic until he became Laverne's father on "Laverne & Shirley." Previously, he had appeared in a few films like "Conquest of Space" in 1955, "The Patsy" in 1964 and "Bang the Drum Slowly" in 1973. Later, he appeared in "The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington" in 1977 and the unforgettable TV disaster movie "The Great American Traffic Jam." Foster passed away in 1985 at the age of 71.