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He had strong connections to Donna and Denison


Eddie Foy III, The Donna Reed Show casting director
Eddie Foy III, The Donna Reed Show casting director

Eddie Foy III (February 10, 1935 – November 3, 2018).

Eddie Foy III was an American casting director and actor. He was director of casting for ABC and vice president of casting for NBC.


Foy completed his career as a longstanding independent casting director and talent executive for The Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon. For his contributions to the advancement of television casting, he was honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.


Foy served as a casting director for The Donna Reed Show, served on the Board of Directors of The Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts, and was a long-time instructor at the Donna Reed Festival held annually in Denison, Iowa.