Everett Sloane (a.k.a. - Jubal Foster)
This Biography was prepared for us by Dale Robinson.

This biography is on the man who will be always remembered for his memorable role of moonshiner, Jubal Foster in episode # 45, " Keeper Of The Flame."

Everett Sloane's other contribution to The Andy Griffith Show is not as well known to fans of the show. He wrote the seldom heard lyrics to the theme song of the show, " The Fishin' Hole." This version can be heard with Andy Griffith proudly singing on the 1961 Capitol records LP, " Songs, Themes And Laughs From The Andy Griffith Show, " as well as numerous compiliation records of Andy Griffith's singing and comedy that have been issued in the past few years.

Everett Sloane was born on October 1, 1909, in New York City. He passed away in 1965. He was educated at the University Of Pennsylvania and in the 1920's, he was a runner on Wall Street. When the great stock market crash hit in 1929, he turned to acting on stage as well as hundreds of radio dramas. He made his Broadway debut in 1935, and shortly thereafter, became a member of Orson Welles's legendary Mercury Players Theater.

On television, Mr. Sloane was never a regular character, but he did appear in numerous shows as a guest star and he hosted the 1957 police series, Official Detective. His guest star credits include :

The Alcoa/Goodyear Theater
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
The Andy Griffith Show
The Armstrong Circle
Arrest And Trial
The Asphalt Jungle
Ben Casey
Best Of The Post
Bus Stop
Cain's Hundred
Cimarron City
The Dick Tracy Show
The Dick Van Dyke Show
The Dick Powell Theater
The Eleventh Hour
Expert Witness
The Famous Adventures Of Mr. Magoo ( voice only )
Ford Star Jubilee
The Ford Theater
Front Row Center
G.E. Theater
The Goodyear Theater
High Tor
Honey West
The Inner Sanctum
The Jane Wyman Theater
The Jerry Lewis Show
The Kraft Theater
Lights Out
The Loretta Young Show ( he also directed some episodes )
Michael Shayne
The Million Dollar Incident
The Mystery Show
No Warning
On Trial
Perry Mason
Petticoat Junction
The Philco Playhouse
Playhouse and Playhouse 90
A Question Of Chairs
Ready For The People
Route 66
Saints And Sinners
Sam Benedict
Studio One and Summer Studio One
Studio 57
The Schlitz Playhouse Of Stars
The Sunday Mystery Hour
Tales Of Tomorrow
Target Corruptors
Temple Houston
The 20th Century Fox Hour
The Twilight Zone
The U.S. Steel Hour
The Virginian
Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea
Wagon Train
The Zane Grey Theater and Zorro.

On the silver screen, Everett Sloane's impressive credits include :
1941 - Citizen Kane;
1943 - Jorney Into Fear;
1948 - The Lady From Shanghai;
1949 - Prince Of Foxes;
1950 - The Men;
1951 - The Bird Of Paradise, The Blue Veil, The Desert Fox, The Enforcer and Sirocco;
1955 - The Big Knife;
1956 - Lust For Life, Patterns and Somebody Up There Like Me;
1958 - Marjorie Morningstar;
1960 - Home From The Hill;
1961 - By Love Possessed;
1963 - The Man From The Diner's Club;
1964 - The Disorderly Orderly and The Patsy.

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