Robert Wallace Forster Jr. was an American actor, known for his role as John Cassellis in Haskell Wexler’s Medium Cool (1969), Lebanese militant Abdul Rafai in The Delta Force (1986), and Max Cherry in Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown (1997), nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award. on Oct.11, 2019, he died due to brain cancer.
Died due to cancer
On October 11, 2019 Forster died at the age of 78 due to brain cancer, on the same day his new movie El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie premiered.
His family member told “The Hollywood” Reporter that the actor found dead at his Los Angeles house.
Films and Awards of this actor, net worth
Forster’s diverse filmography also contains films such as Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967), The Black Hole (1979), Alligator (1980), Me, Myself & Irene (2000), Mulholland Drive (2001), The Descendants (2011), Olympus Has Fallen (2013), and Has Fallen (2016), his sequel to London. And he collected nearly $15 million from his professional life before he died today.
In television series including Banyon (1971–1973), Heroes (2007–2008) and Twin Peaks (2017), he also had prominent roles. For his role in the “Granite State” of Breaking Bad (2013), he received the Saturn Award for Best Guest Starring Performance on Television.
Relationship and Wives of Robert Foster. Who was the first wife of Mr. Robert Forster?
From May 14, 1966 to September 20, 1975, after meeting at their alma mater, the University of Rochester, he was married to June (born Provenzano). The marriage produced three children: Elizabeth (born 1967), Kathrine “Kate” (born 1969) and Maeghen (born 1972). Around 1978 and 1980, he was engaged to Zivia Forster. He also had a son from a previous marriage, Robert III (born 1965).
Earlier Life of American Actor Forster
Forster was born in Rochester, New York on 13 July 1941, the son of Grace Dorothy (born Montanarella) and Robert Wallace Forster, Sr., who worked for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus as an elephant trainer and then as an executive for a bakery supply company. His wife, though his father was of English and Irish origin, was Italian American. In 1949, the family were divorced.
He graduated from the University of Rochester in 1964 with a Bachelor of Arts in History where he acted in college theater plays such as “Bye Bye Birdie” and instead chose to become an actor after initially planning to study law.