Meg Foster

Meg Foster is an American television and film actress. She first appeared in the television series “Net” playhouse in 1969. Since then, she has had other notable sitcoms movies and sitcoms and also off-Broadway productions. She became popular for starring in the sitcom “Scarlet Letters” and also in Cagney & Lacey series in 1982. Other films she has featured in are such as Any Bullet Will Do and Overload which were released in 2018.

Well, how well do you know about Meg Foster? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Meg Foster’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Meg Foster to date.

Biography and Early Life

Meg Foster was born Margaret Foster on May 10, 1948 in Reading, Pennsylvania, US. She is the actress daughter of Nancy Foster and David Foster. She grew up in a middle family alongside her four siblings namely, Gray, Jan, Nina and her brother Ian in Connecticut State

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Meg Foster in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Meg Foster’s age is 73 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 10 May 1948. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 169 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 132 lbs in Pound and 60 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Dark brown.


Although we do not have information about her education it is assumed that she went to a local school in Connecticut State where she grew up. However we know that she sharpened her acting skills at the Neighbourhood Playhouse School-of-Theatre in New York.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Meg was romantically engaged to Ron Star the actor. It is not known when the relationship started or even the duration as to which they were together, but it is known that the two has a son together named Christopher Star. Meg fell in love with the Canadian actor Stephen McHattie, but their marriage did not last for long as they separated shortly after. The reasons which led to their differences are not known to the public.

The two did not have children together. Her Ex-husband moved on and is now married to an actress named Lisa Houle. As for Meg not much of information is available since her separation and neither has she been linked to any male. Since then she chose to keep her personal affairs away from the public. Since then she has not revealed any other engagements.

Is Meg Foster Lesbian?

Since she separated from her husband Stephen McHattie she has never been publicly been linked to any man so, we may not be sure if her status has changed or not. The information remains a secret but because she has not declared to be a lesbian, we can conclude she is straight.

Professional Career

She started her career in 1968 by appearing in Cornell Summer theatre Production of John Brown’s Body which was staged at Cornel University. Then in the same year she also appeared in Off-Broadway production of the Empire Builders.

Then in 1970 at the age of 22 year she made her movie debut starring in the comedy Western Series “Here Comes the Bride”. Then in 1972 she featured in the science fiction detective series “Te Sicth Sense”. She again starred in the popular series “Police Story” which was a crime drama series film which she played from 1973-1979.

Then she replaced Loretta Swit when she was unable to reprise her television film role when the film was adapted into the Cagney &Lacey TV series. She went ahead to play the character Christine Cagney the detective. She is next few years involved in numerous films some of which she guest-starred in TV shows such as Hawaii Five –O in 1973 and 1976, Three for The Road(1975) and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1996).

In the early 90’s she was involved majorly in stage Productions which include Barabbas and King Lear. She has also appeared in the animation of films such as The Masters of the Universe and He-Man which were directed by Gary Goddard. Then she starred in the science fiction “Quantram Leap” from 1989-1993 and also appeared in a 90’s popular movie “Blind Fury” a movie that was directed by Phillip Noyce.


Meg was nominated for the best performance by a foreign actress in the 1982 Genie award for the film Ticket to Heaven.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Meg Foster in 2021

Considering how long Meg has been working she deserves to be paid highly. She has managed to earn a fortune for herself and that of her family over the years. As of 2021, she has a net worth of $1 million.

 Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • One of her most intriguing features is her pair of blue eyes which were named as “Eyes of 1979” by the Mademoiselle magazine.
  • She is in the list of legendary icons that come from Reading, Pennsylvania, US

Many tend to slow down as they get to their advanced age and this is not so for Meg she has maintained her professionalism even with her advanced age. She is still very energetic and consistent like when she first began her career. Meg has continued to entertain despite her age which seems not to be a distraction for her. She is loved for her determination and her talent.


Facts of Margaret Foster

  • Gender Female
  • full nameMargaret Foster
  • birthplaceReading, Pennsylvania, US
  • Date of Birth May 10, 1948
  • Age 76 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionN/A
  • net worth$1 million
  • professionFilm and movie actress
  • weightIn Kilograms – 60 Kg, In Pounds – 132 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 169 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
  • hair colorDark brown
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolN/A

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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