|This article is about the TV Series character. You may be looking for the Hilltop resident or the Kingdom survivor.|
|Age||Early to mid 50's|
|Family||Mrs. Foster - Wife (Deceased)|
(Unnamed) - Daughter (Deceased)
|First Appearance||"Walk With Me"|
|Last Appearance||"The Suicide King"|
|Death Episode||"The Suicide King"|
|Cause of Death||Bitten by zombies and shot by Philip before reanimation.|
|Series lifespan||"Walk With Me" to "The Suicide King"|
|Richard as he is being shot by The Governor.|
|Richard Foster Gallery|
Greg Tresan Gallery
- "That man out there, Rich Foster, that makes seven."
- —The Governor talking to Andrea about Rick`s group.[src]
Little is known about Richard's life before or as the outbreak began, except that he has a pet dog, wife and daughter, who survived along with him. It is possible that he lived in or near Woodbury prior to the outbreak.
Richard is seen walking around town with his daughter and wife. He and his family also inspect the newly-acquired vehicles taken from the National Guard by the Governor and listen to his speech.
Richard is seen walking in the street with his wife and daughter.
Richard attends the barbecue with his family and listens to the Governor's toast.
Richard watches his daughter ride her bike in the street.
Richard is attacked by zombies, who broke into Woodbury through the back gate. Seriously wounded, he is shot in the head to prevent reanimation by Philip, who then returns to his apartment without uttering a single word. Richard is later mentioned by Philip along with other Woodbury survivors who were killed when Andrea goes to talk to him.
- Zombies (Caused)
While the townspeople of Woodbury were attempting to depart, Richard is attacked by walkers who had breached the back gate. He is bitten before being rescued by Andrea.
- The Governor (Out of Mercy)
Soon after, a crowd is drawn to the scene and The Governor comes out of his house. In front of the crowd, The Governor shoots him in the head, putting him out of misery and preventing reanimation without uttering a single word.
This list shows the victims Richard has killed.
- Possibly numerous counts of zombies.
Richard was often seen with his wife, as well as their daughter, walking the streets of Woodbury and inspect military vehicles newly acquired when the governor takes them to the city. He and his wife are also seen to grill and toast.
Mr. Foster was often seen with his daughter, walking in the streets of Woodbury and inspecting the newly-acquired military vehicles when The Governor brings them to town.
- "Walk With Me" (No Lines)
- "Killer Within" (No Lines)
- "Say the Word"
- "Hounded" (No Lines)
- "When the Dead Come Knocking" (No Lines)
- "The Suicide King"
- Richard was eaten by two zombies, one of them being the The Walking Dead's FX Makeup artist, Gregory Nicotero, who enjoys performing zombie acting every season, and the other being an extra, Andrew Jenkins.
- He is the first Woodbury resident whose death was caused by walkers.
- Richard is dubbed as "The Woodbury Guy" in the In Memoriam clip for "The Suicide King"'s Talking Dead segment.
- The actor, uncredited, who portrayed Richard is Greg Tresan, which is revealed in the making of "The Suicide King", in a clip on YouTube.
- Greg Tresan is also the animal wrangler on the show.
- Richard and his family were listed as "Featured Family" in the scripts for the Woodbury scenes in Season 3.