He played the muscular S.W.A.T. official Peter Washington in the cult traditional film Dawn from the Dead. Like a Television actor, he performed Roger Rockmore on Kenan & Kei. He was an associate supervisor at a cafe when he started his stage profession. Foree Consumer electronics, the shop that used Shaun in the zombie spoof film, Shaun from the Deceased, was called after him. He relocated to NY in 1974. George Romero produced the initial Dawn from the Deceased film, which Foree performed a major part in.