Before becoming a singer/actor, Brooks was a staff announcer.
Foster was a guard at the Dodgers stadium before going into entertainment.
Foster recorded several albums, including one of his reciting "Casey At The Bat" in 1978 and "Foster Brooks Sings" in 1981.
Foster was the subject of a liquor decanter made in his likeness by Wilbro Industries in 1978.
Foster was a spokesperson for Mothers Against Drunk Driving and did many public service announcements.