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Hollywood Lost Veteran Actor, Robert Forster To Brain Cancer | RDNews

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Actor Robert Forster in a scene from the Miramax movie “Jackie Brown”, circa 1997.

The Journeyman actor, Robert Forster whose astonishing part as a bail bondsman in Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown” gave him a nomination for the Oscar Award, died on Friday, October 11th at his residence in Los Angeles.

The veteran passed away at age 78 and report gathered from his closest friend, Kathie Berlin, that the death was as a result of brain cancer.

Before his death, Forster featured in about 200 films and television shows for more than fifty years in show business.

Robert Forster speaks onstage at the Newport Beach Film Festival Fall Honors and Variety’s 10 Actors To Watch at The Resort at Pelican Hill on November 11, 2018

He had his first movie acting in “Reflections in a Golden Eye,” the racy 1967 drama which was directed by John Huston, featuring Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor.

Forster’s two marriages resolved in divorce, left his old partner, Denise Grayson; a son, Robert Forster Jr. and three daughters: Elizabeth Foster Howell, Maeghen Perry Dimperio and Kate Forster Simmons; and four grandchildren.

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